|author||Ciaran McCreesh <email@example.com>||2010-08-06 12:54:52 +0100|
|committer||Ciaran McCreesh <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2010-08-06 18:23:35 +0100|
Preparation for 0.52.00.52.0
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This file lists the major changes between versions. For a more detailed list
of every change, see the Git log.
+ * format="exheres" and format="ebuild" are now deprecated in favour of
+ * Specifying 'root' in a repository config file now overrides the
+ environment-supplied default.
+ * 'cave resolve' will now select packages even if [use] dependencies are
+ unmet, and will display the necessary changes needed to user
+ * 'cave resolve --without' will now allow nothing at all to be installed.
+ * 'cave resolve' now has options for chroot handling.
+ * 'cave execute-resolution' now writes resume data after every job
+ completion, rather than just upon normal exit.
+ * 'cave import' now has '--strip --preserve-work' options, and the default
+ for build_options: preserve_work is now disabled.
+ * 'cave print-ids' now has short options.
+ * 'cave display-resolution' now displays better job count information, and
+ more compact at displaying circular dependencies.
+ * :* dependencies no longer count as matching every slot when testing
+ removal safety.
+ * When 'cave resolve' changes from having made a decision to being unable to
+ make a decision, and where dependencies from the previously made decision
+ have already been tracked, a horrible error is no longer produced.
+ * 'cave display-resolution' now shows download sizes, and no longer displays
+ empty descriptions.
+ * 'cave resolve' now has a '--fetch' option to skip non-fetch jobs.
+ * 'cave show' now has a '--no-versions' option.
+ * 'cave resolve --continue-on-failure' interacted weirdly with background
+ fetching. This is now fixed.
+ * Support for automatic repository configuration creation via installing
+ a 'repository/somerepo' pseudo-package is now available on Gentoo.
+ * Queries in the form '*/*::foo->' no longer force pointless generation of
+ metadata for ebuilds.
* 'cave purge' and 'cave resolve' will no longer either give misleading
output or produce a horrible error when a package providing an old style