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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: pacho@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 08:30:55
Message-Id: 20111219093104.3cdad034@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF by Pacho Ramos
On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 00:07:45 +0100
Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:

> El dom, 18-12-2011 a las 23:02 +0100, Michał Górny escribió: > [...] > > > Q6: Why can't the dodoc/dohtml path be changed before EAPI-5? > > > A6: Because the path where dodoc and dohtml install files is part > > > of the PMS. Portage can't just change it on its own. A possible > > > workaround for current EAPIs is adding new-style dodoc/dohtml > > > analogues to an eclass. > > > > I think some of devs agree we should be allowed to fix past mistakes > > without waiting another 20 years till the tree is migrated to a new > > EAPI... > > > > Maybe this situation could be improved if there was a policy forcing > us to try to use latest EAPI when possible for any package update, > that way we would move faster to latest eapi and even deprecate older > eapis easily
Still unlikely. A bunch of old eclasses will force ebuilds to be EAPI 0 or so. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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