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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] prepalldocs
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 12:08:45
Message-Id: 49956364.3050000@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-council] prepalldocs (was: Council log and summary for meeting on 02/12/09) by Torsten Veller
Torsten Veller wrote:
> * Thomas Anderson <gentoofan23@g.o>: >> Technical Issues: >> - Prepalldocs >> Should the 'prepalldocs' be allowed in current EAPIs? >> >> Conclusion: >> Prepalldocs is banned in current EAPIs(0,1,2). It should be >> removed from ebuilds. Petteri Räty(Betelgeuse) will make QA >> checks for repoman. > > You only did half of your job. > > Do we want some docs being compressed, others not? > Do we want to have compressed docs at all? > What do you expect from maintainers now? > > To me it means: Instead of using prepalldocs I will move the docdir to > a temporary place and dodoc every file back to docdir. Insane. > Maybe I add a function named prepalldocs to the ebuilds that does the job. > > Thanks. >
Please read the logs. prepalldocs has no clearly defined behavior so it should not be used by ebuilds. Maintainers should use the public APIs available to them. If they have a justified need beyond those, they should open a request for adding needed things to the next EAPI. Regards, Petteri

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