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On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:04:55 +0100
Ulrich Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Err... so what happens if 'new parsing' detects EAPI 4 and 'old
> > parsing' detects EAPI 5?
> This cannot happen for a legal ebuild:
> - If the ebuild is EAPI 4, then sourcing it ("old parsing") must
> detect EAPI 4.
the problem here may be when "old parsing" will wrongly parse a
malformed EAPI 42 assignment (so that new parsing doesnt detect an
EAPI and assumes its 0) as EAPI 4.
this is a purely hypothetical scenario that will be easily detected if
it ever happens, though :)
anyway, "new parsing" != "old parsing" should trigger a repoman
warning for old EAPIs.