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Usually it's best that ebuild variables follow the order that is in
skel.ebuild. So know we should decide where to place EAPI. I suggest we
put it it after LICENSE as that's where the more technical stuff like
SLOT starts. Attached a patch for skel.ebuild.
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/skel.ebuild,v
retrieving revision 1.42
diff -u -r1.42 skel.ebuild
--- skel.ebuild 1 Jan 2007 12:18:17 -0000 1.42
+++ skel.ebuild 9 Nov 2007 21:55:43 -0000
@@ -40,6 +40,10 @@
# docs on gentoo.org for details.
+# The EAPI variable tells the ebuild format in use.
+# Defaults to 0 if not specified. See current PMS draft for more details.
# The SLOT variable is used to tell Portage if it's OK to keep multiple
# versions of the same package installed at the same time. For example,
# if we have a libfoo-1.2.2 and libfoo-1.3.2 (which is not compatible