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Old 04-03-2010, 11:13 AM
Michał Górny
Default More reliable hiding preserved libraries

On Sat, 3 Apr 2010 12:38:17 +0200
Maciej Mrozowski <reavertm@gmail.com> wrote:

> 2. During "emerge", unset environment variable corresponding to said
> preserved library directory - orphans are no longer located.

Wouldn't that cause failure when the toolkit relies on a 'hidden'
preserved library?

Best regards,
Michał Górny

Old 04-03-2010, 11:33 AM
Gilles Dartiguelongue
Default More reliable hiding preserved libraries

Le samedi 03 avril 2010 12:38 +0200, Maciej Mrozowski a crit :
> There is opt-out suggestion[2], unfortunately it does not provide any info how
> exactly it's supposed to be achieved. As far as portage/pkgcore is concerned,
> maybe - as Brian Harring suggested - sandbox could be used to somehow "hide"
> preserved libraries or preserved library directory from ebuild environment
> (preserved library directory a'ka "purgatory" - libs could be moved there when
> considered orphaned).

that sounds nice, it would allow us to more easily spot
packages/upstreams doing it wrong (maybe that would work for packages
linking to themselves too btw)

Gilles Dartiguelongue <eva@gentoo.org>

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