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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 07:58:46 -0800
On 03/09/2012 07:51 AM, Alexis Ballier wrote:
> On Fri, 09 Mar 2012 07:41:09 -0800
> Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> 
>> On 03/09/2012 07:21 AM, Michael Orlitzky wrote:
>>> The advantage that the eapi function has over a comment is that
>>> it's not magic -- it's just normal bash syntax. So we've addressed
>>> that issue at a small performance cost (we're really only sourcing
>>> the ebuild up to 'exit').
>>
>> Also consider the case where a user syncs after not having updated
>> for a couple of months, and the tree contains some ebuilds with EAPIs
>> that are not supported by the currently installed package manager.
>>
>> In this case, when resolving dependencies and filtering ebuilds based
>> on whether or not their EAPI is supported, spawning bash once per
>> ebuild is much more costly than the alternatives.
> 
> isnt the whole point of the proposal to get eapi without sourcing ?
> 
> so that we can use new bash features at local or global scope without
> risking that people with an old bash get syntax errors trying to get
> the eapi

Right. Michael has lost sight of the goal and is moving off on a tangent.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac


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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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