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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 16:32:20
Message-Id: 4F58DEC1.7080003@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds by Marc Schiffbauer
On 03/08/2012 01:42 AM, Marc Schiffbauer wrote:
> * Ulrich Mueller schrieb am 08.03.12 um 08:27 Uhr: >> Such constructs also cannot be used with any of the other proposed >> solutions. And in fact, nobody is using such things in practice. >> _All_ ebuilds in the Portage tree can be successfully parsed with the >> regexp proposed. > > Ebuilds are bash scripts. I think introducing exceptions or > constraints here is not straightforward.
Given that ebuilds already have to conform to a vast number of constraints that ordinary bash scripts do not. I think that it's perfectly reasonable for ebuilds to have a constrained syntax for EAPI assignments. -- Thanks, Zac

Replies

Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds Marc Schiffbauer <mschiff@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>