Gentoo Archives: gentoo-python

From: Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael@g.o>
To: Nikolaj Sjujskij <sterkrig@×××××××.com>
Cc: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>, gentoo-python <gentoo-python@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-python] python-distutils.eclass vs. python.eclass + distutils.eclass
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 18:28:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-python] python-distutils.eclass vs. python.eclass + distutils.eclass by Nikolaj Sjujskij
On 26/05/12 15:09, Nikolaj Sjujskij wrote:
> Den 2012-05-26 17:07:29 skrev Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>: > >> On Sat, 26 May 2012 17:01:26 +0400 >> "Nikolaj Sjujskij" <sterkrig@×××××××.com> wrote: >> >>> > So I think the second part of this (x.y to x.y+1 transitions, in the >>> > Python world, are generally relatively smooth) invalidates your >>> > point in the first part: if the transitions are generally smooth, >>> > then yes, when Python 3.3 gets stabilized, I want all of my Python >>> > packages to be available from the 3.3 interpreter. >>> Let's take a "stable" user who updates (`emerge --update --deep >>> --newuse @world`) his/her system regularly. >>> Python 3.3 is released, added to Portage tree and eventually unmasked. >>> PYTHON_TARGETS variable is changed to include 3.3. And suddenly >>> `emerge --newuse @world` on stable system suggests rebuilding of >>> every package using new eclass, because new (though disabled) >>> USE-flags was added. And when Python 3.3 is keyworded stable, hence >>> bringing new default PYTHON_TARGETS, user should now rebuild those >>> packages once more, but now, at least, not uselessly. >>> >>> Just yesterday I had www-servers/uwsgi recompiled because of changed >>> RUBY_TARGETS. And I even have no Ruby installed. >> >> I suggest you report a bug against portage and/or PMS. > Excuse me, but I really fail to see how this could be their fault.
Yes, you do. Let me explain: there was a thread some time ago about portage rebuilding package when new USE flag is introduced in ebuild that does not change enabled USE set, that's how it's related. -- Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael at> key id: 0xF6A80E46 desktop-misc, java, vim, kernel, python, apache...


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