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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:22:58
Message-Id: 4F58DCA1.2040000@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds by David Leverton
On 03/08/2012 08:11 AM, David Leverton wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2012 3:29 PM, "Zac Medico"<zmedico@g.o> wrote: >> Something like DEPEND="foo bar" is also valid bash, and yet we don't >> allow that either because "foo bar" does not contain valid dependency >> atoms. > > There's a bit of a difference between caring about the value of a > variable and caring about what syntax was used to assign it....
Maybe that sort of distinction truly makes a difference to some people, but to me it just seems like hair-splitting [1]. [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trivial_objections -- Thanks, Zac

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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>