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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: Minor changes in python.eclass and distutils.eclass
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2010 19:55:13 +0200
El lun, 05-07-2010 a las 19:38 +0200, Harald van Dijk escribió:
> On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 07:01:27PM +0200, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> > 2010-07-05 18:36:09 Tomáš Chvátal napisał(a):
> > > Dne 5.7.2010 18:34, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis napsal(a):
> > > > python.eclass uses colors for build time outputting, which doesn't communicate anything for users.
> > > >
> > > +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}Deprecation Warning: NEED_PYTHON
> > > variable is deprecated and will be banned on 2010-10-01.${_NORMAL}"
> > > +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}Use PYTHON_DEPEND variable instead of
> > > NEED_PYTHON variable.${_NORMAL}"
> > > +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}The ebuild needs to be fixed. Please
> > > report a bug, if it has not been already reported.${_NORMAL}"
> > > 
> > > The above is build outputting since when?
> > 
> > The colored, non-logged output in deprecation warnings is used as exception to increase
> > the chance that ebuild maintainers will be notified earlier about the necessity of changes
> > in given ebuilds.
> 
> einfo/ewarn/eerror output is repeated by default when emerge exits. By
> not using einfo/ewarn/eerror, you are making it less likely that others
> will be reading your deprecation notices.
> 

I fully agree with this, I think that using ewarn would be much more
useful for all of us
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