Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 12:28:07
Message-Id: 20120621132554.00a9cef8@snowbell
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5 by Homer Parker
On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 07:04:41 -0500
Homer Parker <hparker@g.o> wrote:
> Damnit, let the user shoot themself in the foot but let them > learn from it. Remember back in the day when you had no clue? You > learned from it. You can only protect them so much. If they want to > use custom patches then they need to learn how.
That's not the issue. The issue is advertising a user patches feature when there's no way for the user to know up-front whether or not their patches will be applied. This whole discussion started because user patches are currently randomly ignored sometimes. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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Re: [gentoo-dev] About what would be included in EAPI5 Homer Parker <hparker@g.o>