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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 11:01:10
Message-Id: 1337770801.14325.0.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds! by Markos Chandras
El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 10:31 +0100, Markos Chandras escribió:
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote: > > El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 06:39 +1000, Michael escribió: > >> On 2012-05-22 03:46, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote: > >> > On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see > >> > http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134 > >> > > >> > Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible > >> > idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken* > >> > since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example. > >> > > >> > Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses > >> > epatch! > >> > > >> > -Alexandre Rostovtsev. > >> > > >> > > >> > > >> Since eutils inherits multilib and user, the breakage extends beyond epatch. > >> For example, I just saw bug #417153, where a user reported failed calls > >> to enew{user,group}. > >> > >> > >> > > > > The autotools.eclass change should probably be reverted until things are > > properly checked I think (and I will do it tomorrow if nobody disagrees) > > It is far too late to do that. What is done is done. Let try and fix > what is still broken > > Regards, > Markos > >
But we still have no idea what kind of commands provided by eutils and eclasses inheritted by it are now missing, epatch usage was fixes, enewgroup/user will probably be done but... other missing commands could still appear in the tree :|

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