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On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:30:20 +0100
Luca Barbato <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > ...and there weren't any legitimate technical objections.
> Beside "it doesn't solve anything". A perfect solution for non
> existent problems isn't a viable solution.
Have you been paying any attention at all?
Without GLEP 55, we can't change global scope behaviour. This means no
per-cat/pkg eclasses, no new global scope callable functions, no
changes to inherit, no fix for the eclasses needing a particular EAPI
problem and no new bash versions.
> > The only thing that can parse ebuilds is bash,
Please provide one other thing that can parse ebuilds, and demonstrate
how to use it to do metadata generation.