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From: David Leverton <levertond@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Reviving GLEP33
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 16:15:47
Message-Id: AANLkTimPjgh15fNtGcsCY21KVnU6Dia56hkkwBR0KRPm@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Reviving GLEP33 by Brian Harring
On 5 August 2010 04:27, Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com> wrote:
> If an EAPI adds a new global function that cannot set/influence EAPI, > PM's that don't support that EAPI will spit complaints about 'missing > command' during sourcing- however the PM will still see the EAPI value > is one it knows it doesn't support, and act accordingly.
You're suggesting a system based around ebuilds running commands that don't exist and ignoring the errors, which is a pretty blatant hack. While I don't think it's /absolutely/ out of the question, as I said earlier, I can see why some people would exclude it from consideration entirely.

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Reviving GLEP33 Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>