[paludis-user] dependency resolution

Eduardo Suárez esuarez at itccanarias.org
Thu Dec 10 21:22:34 UTC 2009

Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> 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).
Clear. Thanks a lot.

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