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From: Samuli Suominen <ssuominen@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Fixing eclass code relying on ${IUSE} greps?
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:20:57
Message-Id: 4E708E17.1000300@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: Fixing eclass code relying on ${IUSE} greps? by "Diego Elio Pettenò"
On 09/14/2011 02:06 PM, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote:
> Il giorno mer, 14/09/2011 alle 12.38 +0200, Michał Górny ha scritto: >> >> Honestly, I'm ready to remove all relevant code in >> autotools-utils.eclass and fix all ebuilds in gx86 & Sunrise using it. >> But if that's not the path we're going to take, I'd like to avoid >> changing API then. > > If that means that you won't just add --enable-debug/--disable-debug on > ebuilds just because they declare IUSE=debug then please do so. > > It's one of the worst ideas I have ever seen implemented :| >
I second that. I've been "yelling" about it for years... Same for the stupid assumption gnome2.eclass does with IUSE="doc" for gtk-doc

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Fixing eclass code relying on ${IUSE} greps? Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>