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From: Alexis Ballier <aballier@g.o>
Subject: Re: New eclass: autotools-utils.eclass
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2010 07:55:55 +0300
On Sunday 18 July 2010 04:54:43 Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> On 18-07-2010 00:58, Brian Harring wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 02:56:05AM +0300, Alexis Ballier wrote:
> >> case ${EAPI:-0} in
> >> 
> >> 	2|3|4) ;;
> >> 	*) DEPEND="EAPI-TOO-OLD" ;;
> >> 
> >> esac
> >> 
> >> why not:
> >> 
> >> case ${EAPI:-0} in
> >> 
> >> 	0|1) DEPEND="EAPI-TOO-OLD" ;;
> >> 
> >> esac
> 
> Alexis,
> 
> the problem with your alternative is that it's "too clever" and won't
> die/kill/stop the processing of the eclass for newer EAPIs that at any
> point in time no one can be sure will be compatible with the current
> eclass design.
> That's why it has been agreed that eclasses should specifically list all
> supported EAPI versions and die/kill/stop on all other EAPI versions.

Fair enough. Why is EAPI 4 in that list then ? Has it been approved/finalized 
yet ?

Alexis.


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