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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: spec draft for cross-compile support in future EAPI (EAPI-5)
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2012 06:23:50
Message-Id: 20120620071909.6764092b@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: spec draft for cross-compile support in future EAPI (EAPI-5) by Thomas Sachau
On Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:07:01 +0200
Thomas Sachau <tommy@g.o> wrote:
> Do you prefer having everything hardcoded in PMS or can you accept > outsourcing bigger code pieces into some sort of eclass (i am thinking > about some external code base, which can be duplicated by the package > manager with internal code, but has to be used, if the external eclass > has a newer version/revision then the duplicated internal code)?
The package manager mustn't require any particular eclass to be present, and there mustn't be duplication between eclasses and the package manager.
> I am especially thinking about the setup of the environment and the > code details for the wrappers for binaries and headers, hardcoding > those details into PMS makes it hard to change/fix issues later on.
Sounds like you haven't really got a clean design then. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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