Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:58:24
Message-Id: 20120308175618.176dd3c8@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds by "Michał Górny"
On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 18:52:13 +0100
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> > Again, the proposal comes in two variants: > > 2a) It is combined with a one time change of the file extension, > > like .ebuild -> .eb. > > And we're going to retroactively migrate the tree or have random file > suffixes intermixed? Not to mention we're either keeping two different > variants for a longer while, or disregarding backwards compatibility > with older package managers for no actual benefit.
No, you'd just switch extensions for EAPI 5 onwards, and keep the old rules for EAPI 4. Same idea and impact as GLEP 55, except without as much future proofing. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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