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authorMatthias Maier <>2018-06-24 14:42:40 -0500
committerMatthias Maier <>2018-06-24 14:42:54 -0500
commitde42db41ce0627ad2f76453f9d9ea51f866f2559 (patch)
parent2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update: Add news item (diff)
2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update: revise news item
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diff --git a/2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update/2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update.en.txt b/2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update/2018-06-23-mpfr-4-update.en.txt
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Title: dev-libs/mpfr 4 upgrade
Author: Matthias Maier <>
Posted: 2018-06-23
-Revision: 1
+Revision: 2
News-Item-Format: 2.0
Display-If-Installed: <dev-libs/mpfr-4
dev-libs/mpfr-4 introduced an ABI and soname change that has the potential
of breaking the compiler toolchain. In order to minimize potential problems
-it is strongly recommended to rebuild mpc and gcc immediately after mpfr.
-You can do this by running
+it is strongly recommended to rebuild mpc and gcc immediately after mpfr
+has been updated to version 4.
+If you have enabled testing keywords globally (e.g. ~amd64), or keyworded
+mpfr-4 you are advised to update mpfr, mpc and gcc first:
emerge --ask --oneshot ">=dev-libs/mpfr-4" dev-libs/mpc sys-devel/gcc
+If this command requires you to unmask dev-libs/mpfr-4 first, then do not
+do anything!
Detailed explanation: is used by (provided by dev-libs/mpc), as well as by