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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: Thomas Anderson <gentoofan23@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Question I had while writing my devmanual patch about eclasses
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 18:37:33
Message-Id: 4A2D5A45.7080309@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-council] Question I had while writing my devmanual patch about eclasses by Thomas Anderson
Thomas Anderson wrote:
> While writing the devmanual patch that I agreed to write for removal of > eclasses I came across the very vague definition of "deprecating" > eclasses before removal. Ulrich(last name ommitted to avoid stabbing ;-) ) > and we came up with the following for the process of deprecating an > eclass: > > a. make sure nothing in the tree uses it any more > b. announce deprecation on -dev
-dev-announce
> c. put a warning in pkg_setup
Could make use of what debug.eclass does now. Regards, Petteri

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