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On 03/31/2012 10:52 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:44:03 +0300 Alex Alexander
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> @preserved-libs works very well and is awesome. hack or not. IMO
>> it should be in stable already. I've been using it on stable
>> production boxes for years without any issues
> ...and here we see the problem. You think that "I haven't noticed
> it break" means "it works".
> The problem with preserved-libs (and emerge --jobs, for that
> matter) is that the design is "I can think of a few ways where it
> might break, so I'll hard-code in special cases to handle those,
> but in general I can't think of what other problems there are so
> it's fine". That's a bad way of doing things.
You are right, it does not work as good as it should but it's still
better than nothing
In any case, I am glad portage developers did
not backport this feature to 2.1.X portage releases as it is quite
fragile at the moment.
Markos Chandras / Gentoo Linux Developer / Key ID: B4AFF2C2
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