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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] WARNING dev-libs/icu-49.1 is BAD
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:48:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] WARNING dev-libs/icu-49.1 is BAD by Daniel Troeder
On Thu, 05 Apr 2012 16:28:45 +0200, Daniel Troeder wrote:

> >> Why can't ebuilds like icu be made like openssl or openldap where the > >> libs are not replaced, but old libs stay and a text is displayed to > >> use redep-rebuild and afterwards rm the old libs? > > > > They are, the old libs stay around until you emerge > > @preserved-rebuild... and then everything breaks.
> Revisited my aliases and saw that that's exactly what I did... *blushes*
Remember this is Gentoo, it may tell you the command to run to break your system, but it leaves you to create the mess yourself - none of the namby-pamby automated wreckage you get with the brown distro! -- Neil Bothwick WinErr 011: Window open - Do not look outside


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