Gentoo Archives: gentoo-council

From: "Tiziano Müller" <dev-zero@g.o>
To: Luca Barbato <lu_zero@g.o>
Cc: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>, gentoo-council@l.g.o, gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: Issues regarding glep-55 (Was: [gentoo-council] Re: Preliminary Meeting-Topics for 12 February 2009)
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 08:38:10
Message-Id: 1235378286.31617.6.camel@neuromancer.neuronics-tp.ch
In Reply to: Issues regarding glep-55 (Was: [gentoo-council] Re: Preliminary Meeting-Topics for 12 February 2009) by Luca Barbato
> What is proposed in glep-55 seems to aim to solve both issues at the > same time (it isn't stated) by switching file extension every time the > eapi is changed. This is slightly against the principle of the least > surprise and apparently is disliked by enough people to lead the > situation to be discussed in the council. >
Instead of switching file extension every time the eapi is changed you could also increment it only when a new EAPI breaks sourcing the ebuild compared to the requirements of the prior EAPI. (This way you'd in fact split EAPI into a major- and a minor-version.)

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