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From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever@g.o>
To: Gentoo Development <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:21:41
Message-Id: 201109160220.27814.Arfrever@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting by Brian Harring
2011-09-16 01:54:44 Brian Harring napisał(a):
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 01:21:55AM +0200, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote: > > 2011-09-15 09:55:08 Ciaran McCreesh napisał(a): > > > On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:35:21 +0200 > > > Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote: > > > > Could you point me to at least a single program not supporting dots > > > > in useflags? My quick check shows that all PMs handle them well, quse > > > > and euse as well. > > > > > > Hrm, it's rather disappointing that they're accepted everywhere. That > > > really shouldn't happen... My excuse for Paludis is that I never quite > > > got around to passing in additional flags to validation of names, and > > > dots are legal in exheres-0 > > > > There is no reason for Gentoo to be worse than Exherbo and not allow dots in USE flags. > > Seriously Arfrever, drop the rhetoric here, and go fix the profile > compatibility issue.
I suggest to support files with "-${EAPI}" suffix. Examples: profiles/package.mask-5 profiles/use.desc-5 profiles/base/package.mask-5 profiles/base/package.use-5 profiles/base/package.use.force-5 profiles/base/package.use.mask-5 profiles/base/use.force-5 profiles/base/use.mask-5 profiles/desc/python_abis.desc-5 -- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis

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