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On 5 August 2010 04:27, Brian Harring <ferringb@...> wrote:
> If an EAPI adds a new global function that cannot set/influence EAPI,
> PM's that don't support that EAPI will spit complaints about 'missing
> command' during sourcing- however the PM will still see the EAPI value
> is one it knows it doesn't support, and act accordingly.
You're suggesting a system based around ebuilds running commands that
don't exist and ignoring the errors, which is a pretty blatant hack.
While I don't think it's /absolutely/ out of the question, as I said
earlier, I can see why some people would exclude it from consideration