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From: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@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: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 20:23:46
Message-Id: eafa4c130906121323j2b04d8d7idc5d96a3a97560c3@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-council] Question I had while writing my devmanual patch about eclasses by Thomas Anderson
On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Thomas Anderson<gentoofan23@g.o> 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 > c. put a warning in pkg_setup > d. add a line containing exactly "# @DEAD" for vapier's man pages > > Please vote so we don't have to go over this in a meeting. I personally > am fine with it, but my vote matters little. > > -- > --------- > Thomas Anderson > Gentoo Developer > ///////// > Areas of responsibility: > AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council > --------- >
Looks good from here. ++ -- Doug Goldstein