[paludis-user] dependency resolution

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 10 21:13:07 UTC 2009

On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 21:11:20 +0000
Eduardo Suárez <esuarez at itccanarias.org> wrote:
> I have on my system mplayer-1.0_rc2_p20090731 and ffmpeg-0.5_p20373.
> Both depend on x264, but without version "intersection".
> So that, reconcilio ask me everytime to rebuild one or the other.
> 'paludis' directly also does not resolve the problem, just ask me to
> download or to build.
> Of course, I can fix it by hand. However, is there a way to detect
> this kind of behaviour with paludis?

No. It's been Gentoo policy that the arch teams and QA are responsible
for stabling all the affected packages at the same time when there're <
or = deps in effect, so we don't make the resolver consider deps from
packages that aren't part of the resolution set (which gets really
really slow).

Ciaran McCreesh
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