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Bug 692776 - sys-apps/portage: inconsistent slotmove behavior for versioned atoms, *DEPEND not correctly adjusted for atoms w/ subslot deps
Summary: sys-apps/portage: inconsistent slotmove behavior for versioned atoms, *DEPEND...
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-08-23 18:23 UTC by Zac Medico
Modified: 2019-08-23 18:23 UTC (History)
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Description Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2019-08-23 18:23:34 UTC
For example, see bug 558856 comment 0:

> vdb entries did not get adjusted for packages using subslot deps.  For
> example:
> /var/db/pkg/dev-db/mariadb-10.0.21/RDEPEND:>=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.0:0/
> 0=[abi_x86_64(-)] sys-process/procps:0/0= dev-libs/libaio:0/0=
> >=sys-apps/sed-4 >=sys-apps/texinfo-4.7-r1
> !dev-db/mariadb-native-client[mysqlcompat]
> >=dev-libs/openssl-1.0.0:0/0=[abi_x86_64(-)]
> >=sys-libs/zlib-1.2.3:0/0=[abi_x86_64(-)]
> sys-libs/ncurses:5/5=[abi_x86_64(-)]
> >=sys-libs/readline-4.1:0/0=[abi_x86_64(-)] !dev-db/mytop
> >=dev-libs/libpcre-8.35:3/3= !dev-db/mysql !dev-db/mariadb-galera
> !dev-db/percona-server !dev-db/mysql-cluster dev-db/mysql-init-scripts
> virtual/perl-Getopt-Long dev-perl/TermReadKey virtual/perl-Term-ANSIColor
> virtual/perl-Time-HiRes
> This is wreaking havoc on users' systems when they go to update.  Autounmask
> suggests allowing unstable on ncurses-5.9-r101, but not on 6.0, the dep tree
> explodes.  I'm sure I and others will have more details to add but I wanted
> to get this bug open finally.  Been seeing problems in #gentoo all day.
> Right now were are suggesting users force-rebuild all packages with a dep
> like sys-devel/ncurses:5 recorded in /var/db/pkg/*/*/RDEPEND, other options
> like a forced sed on /var/db/pkg seem a bit scary.