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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] qt-4.4.3 won't install any files
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 09:33:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] qt-4.4.3 won't install any files by Daniel Pielmeier
1 On Mon, 30 Mar 2009 10:38:48 +0200, Daniel Pielmeier wrote:
3 > Calling it qt-meta instead of simply qt has nothing to do with this.
4 > No ebuild should ever depend on the qt meta ebuild, instead it should
5 > just depend on the needed parts that have been split up. So a
6 > transition from the single qt dependency to the split up parts was
7 > needed anyway and already took place. The only remaining reason for
8 > the meta ebuild is that some people who want all of qt can simply
9 > emerge the meta ebuild.
11 During the transition, there will be lots of packages depending on qt.
12 Your argument becomes true when all previous qt:4 ebuilds vanish from the
13 tree, and so do all ebuilds depending on them. Until then, the meta ebuild
14 is required, as it was with XOrg.
17 --
18 Neil Bothwick
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Re: [gentoo-user] qt-4.4.3 won't install any files Daniel Pielmeier <daniel.pielmeier@××××××××××.com>