[paludis-user] downgrade forced, but nothing is downgraded
Benjamin R. Haskell
paludis at benizi.com
Fri Oct 10 22:25:42 UTC 2008
On Fri, 10 Oct 2008, Tom Cooksey wrote:
>> I also encountered the problem via poppler, and fixed it by masking the
>> unneeded qt.
>> $ grep qt /etc/paludis/package_mask.conf
> I also had the problem that qt downgrade was forced by
> app-text/poppler-bindings (& fixed it the same way). The crazy thing I
> found was that it would keep downgrading then upgrading then
> downgrading every time I ran paludis --install world.
> After looking at the src, I think it's the poppler-bindings ebuild
> which is at fault:
> cairo? ( >=x11-libs/cairo-1.4 )
> gtk? (
> qt3? ( =x11-libs/qt-3* )
> qt4? ( || ( ( x11-libs/qt-core:4
> x11-libs/qt-test:4 )
> =x11-libs/qt-4.3*:4 ) )"
> I'm no ebuild expert, but I believe the last line is a bit suspect?
> Surely this should be >=x11-libs/qt-4.3*:4 ? Or is that there because Qt
> 4.4 uses split packages whereas 4.3 doesn't and the line is to catch
> older, non-split 4.3 Qt versions?
Yes, that's the explanation: Qt 4.4 uses split packages, but poppler can
still use the non-split Qt 4.3.
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