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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 10:04:26 +0200
El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 06:39 +1000, Michael escribió:
> On 2012-05-22 03:46, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote:
> > On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see
> > http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134
> >
> > Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible
> > idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken*
> > since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example.
> >
> > Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses
> > epatch!
> >
> > -Alexandre Rostovtsev.
> >
> >
> >
> Since eutils inherits multilib and user, the breakage extends beyond epatch.
> For example, I just saw bug #417153, where a user reported failed calls 
> to enew{user,group}.
> 
> 
> 

The autotools.eclass change should probably be reverted until things are
properly checked I think (and I will do it tomorrow if nobody disagrees)
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