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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: Peter Volkov <pva@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o, qa@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in dev-util/netbeans: ChangeLog netbeans-6.9-r3.ebuild
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 17:15:21
Message-Id: 201007221314.44252.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in dev-util/netbeans: ChangeLog netbeans-6.9-r3.ebuild by Peter Volkov
On Thursday, July 22, 2010 09:19:35 Peter Volkov wrote:
> В Чтв, 22/07/2010 в 14:32 +0200, "Miroslav Šulc (fordfrog)" пишет: > > Dne 22.7.2010 10:44, Peter Volkov napsal(a): > > > В Срд, 21/07/2010 в 17:18 +0200, "Miroslav Šulc (fordfrog)" пишет: > > >>> epatch_user() from euitls.eclass > > >> > > >> so this is undocumented feature? i did not know about this cool > > >> feature till now. > > > > > > It's undocumented since it's better to avoid this feature in ebuilds > > > > well, problem is that some patches simply cannot make it to offficial > > sources nor our ebuilds. > > Then either use overlay or, for personal needs, it's not hard to patch > sources using bashrc. Completely no need for epatch_user().
it's at the maintainer's discretion, so if Miroslav wants it and he's the maintainer, then he's free to do so ... -mike

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