Suraj <suraj@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Sridhar R wrote:
| dependencies. Updating a gentoo box is simply running the command
| 'emerge world' that will *only* update the packages specified in world
| file (which is equivalent to saying upgrading packages of interest to
| user and 'system'). In contrast debian will upgrade the
| user-specified (in world file, for gentoo) packages along with all
| other packages installed as dependencies (which in gentoo, doesn't as
| they are not listed in world file).
Are you saying that if package foo depends on bar, but user wants
to install foo alone, gentoo will let him install it?!
or lets say
that bar already exists, but new version of foo requires a new version
of bar. Will it continue to update only foo?