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From: Jason Stubbs <jstubbs@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND additions
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 13:15:12
Message-Id: 200504152214.59110.jstubbs@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND additions by Jason Stubbs
On Thursday 14 April 2005 23:26, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 April 2005 20:48, Jason Stubbs wrote: > > Anyway, any objections against moving the current USE_EXPAND out of > > make.globals and into base's make.defaults? Those using <=2.0.50* won't > > get any additions (how it is now anyway) and anybody using a stacked > > profile (which requires >=2.0.51) will get whatever is in make.globals > > overwritten with whatever is in make.defaults. > > Just to be specific on this, the corner case is users still using a flat > profile that upgrade to 2.0.51.20. Those users won't have USE_EXPAND active > _at all_. The flat profile cannot be fixed for this because of a bug in > 2.0.50 that'll make it traceback on any operation.
If this actually scared anybody (that received it), my apologies. I was confused about bugs. Fixing the flat profiles will be problem either. The bug is that 2.0.50 will die if two profiles in a cascade define the same variable. Regards, Jason Stubbs -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list

Replies

Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND additions Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] USE_EXPAND additions Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>