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installed packages cause blockers when not in world set

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      When dev-python/cffi is auto-updated via autogen, it creates a dependency problem. This problem isn't related to autogen but to how the dependencies on cffi are written. zstandard contains: 


      Because of the :=, which will lock it to cffi's sub-slot, and the sub-slot defaulting to PV, this means that when cffi is updated, zstandard will need to be rebuilt. However, we hit the uber-bug in Portage dep resolving where on a world update, if you don't have zstandard in the world set, you get a mess:

      I get this:

      !!! Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been pulled
      !!! into the dependency graph, resulting in a slot conflict:dev-python/cffi:0  (dev-python/cffi-1.14.1:0/1.14.1::python-modules-kit, ebuild scheduled for merge) pulled in by
          (no parents that aren't satisfied by other packages in this slot)  (dev-python/cffi-1.14.0:0/1.14.0::python-modules-kit, installed) pulled in by
          dev-python/cffi:0/1.14.0=[python_targets_python3_7(-),python_targets_python2_7(-),-python_single_target_python3_7(-),-python_single_target_python2_7(-)] required by (dev-python/zstandard-0.14.0:0/0::python-modules-kit, installed)
      It may be possible to solve this problem by using package.mask to
      prevent one of those packages from being selected. However, it is also
      possible that conflicting dependencies exist such that they are
      impossible to satisfy simultaneously.  If such a conflict exists in
      the dependencies of two different packages, then those packages can
      not be installed simultaneously.For more information, see MASKED PACKAGES section in the emerge man
      page or refer to the Gentoo Handbook. 

      Workaround would be to remove the := from zstandard. Real fix which I have asked from zmedico for the last year would be to pull things like zstandard into the world set so this dep can be auto-resolved.

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