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We were just discussing if it makes sense to either die or issue a QA
notice if one of the do* functions fail. It turns out that there's
already a bug for this . This potentially applies to all helper
functions that don't currently die on failure.
I think this is a good thing to have (die if one of these functions
fails). Otherwise, every ebuild needs to explicitly chalk out all its
error paths which is cumbersome, and not really required, since a vast
majority of ebuilds *should* fail if one of these functions fails.
Another option is to throw a QA notice (possibly die only
The bug basically seems only wanting in consensus on this matter,
which is why I'm posting this here.
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