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authorZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2006-12-23 19:15:37 +0000
committerZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2006-12-23 19:15:37 +0000
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For bug #158931, add some release notes to explain performance penalties for dependency calculations.
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portage-2.1.2
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+* Depending on the number of packages installed, users may notice a difference
+ in the time taken for dependency calculations. This performance penalty is
+ due to the addition of important new features which include the ability to
+ detect reverse blockers, the building of a complete dependency graph, and the
+ ability to use installed packages to satisify dependencies even after their
+ ebuilds have been removed from the portage tree.
* emerge does not necessarily update build time dependencies that are not
strictly required. See the --with-bdeps option in the emerge(1) man page.