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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.
>> If you and think that EAPI is meta-information then it should not be
>> inside file name and then it's possible to parse ebuild and get EAPI
>> from some defined-format line. Performance penalties can be mitigated
>> by some new caching (you know better than me that it's good idea to
>> re-implement caching in any case).
> The only thing that can parse ebuilds is bash,
> Because all the alternatives are worse,
Disputed and disputable.
> and none of the objections to the extension have been technical in
Yet most people do not care.
> They've all been "we don't want you to apply anti-mould paint to the
> rotting bikeshed because it's only available in brown".
And smells bad.
You can also replace it when/if is rotting.
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