Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH eutils] Introduce has_iuse() for IUSE checks.
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 03:01:31
Message-Id: 201109142300.18506.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH eutils] Introduce has_iuse() for IUSE checks. by Ciaran McCreesh
On Wednesday, September 14, 2011 19:15:59 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:19:35 -0400 Mike Frysinger wrote: > > however, why wont this work sanely in src_* or pkg_* funcs ? the env > > there is the one constructed by the PM which includes the merged IUSE > > values. > > It's not. We deliberately don't specify that the PM passes fixed up > values for IUSE, DEPEND etc back into the ebuild, since Portage's > behaviour for global variables has varied considerably over the years.
i guess i'll complain when it directly affects me then ;). my limited use has been stable thus far. -mike

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