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Bug 486778

Summary: [Future EAPI] Provide a way to update deps of installed packages
Product: Gentoo Hosted Projects Reporter: Michał Górny <mgorny>
Component: PMS/EAPIAssignee: PMS/EAPI <pms>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: alexander, esigra, pacho
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 174380, 516612    

Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2013-10-02 10:58:28 UTC
What portage does via '--dynamic-deps' is really ugly, dangerous and unpredictable. Instead, we should have a proper way of updating deps on installed packages.

Probably something in profiles/updates that would allow substituting an existing dependency sub-tree with another one.