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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Proposal of accepting arguments to `default` in src_install (and more?) phases in EAPI=5 (for the next council meeting?)
Date: Sat, 12 May 2012 20:09:24 +0200
On Sat, 12 May 2012 19:57:07 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:

> > The current workaround for this is to use EXTRA_EMAKE from ebuild,
> > but I find this rather ugly (if not even forbidden by some PMS
> > magic?)
> 
> EXTRA_EMAKE isn't mentioned by the PMS. Do all package managers
> support this variable? Portage does since 2004 at least.

EXTRA_EMAKE isn't supposed to be mentioned there. It's an internal use
variable for users who need to pass something specific to make.

> > Can we make econf in src_configure, emake in src_compile, and emake 
> > install in src_install accept arguments "$@" in EAPI=5, please?
> 
> I'd rather document EXTRA_EMAKE and EXTRA_ECONF in the spec, either
> retroactively (in case all package managers support these variables
> already), or for EAPI 5. It would accomplish the same as your
> proposal, even without the need to add an explicit src_install
> function.

As above. Otherwise, we'll end up reimplementing just another variable
to let users pass their custom arguments.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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