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From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever@g.o>
Subject: Re: Minor changes in python.eclass and distutils.eclass
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 19:01:51 +0200
2010-07-05 18:36:09 Tomáš Chvátal napisał(a):
> Dne 5.7.2010 18:34, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis napsal(a):
> > 2010-07-05 18:26:40 Samuli Suominen napisał(a):
> >> On 07/05/2010 07:17 PM, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> >>> 2010-07-05 18:13:26 Samuli Suominen napisał(a):
> >>>> On 07/05/2010 06:23 PM, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> >>>>> These minor changes in python.eclass and distutils.eclass have been already
> >>>>> reviewed on alias of Gentoo Python Project. It's recommended to be familiar
> >>>>> with internals of current code before trying to understand these minor changes.
> >>>>> Suggestions about indentation and quoting will be rejected.
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> You have been already told to get rid of all the color customizations in
> >>>> the python eclasses here:
> >>>>
> >>>> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309057#c2
> >>>> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309057#c3
> >>>>
> >>>> [ .. ]
> >>>>
> >>>> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309057#c5
> >>>>
> >>>> The bug was wrongly closed as fixed, as it's not really fixed before
> >>>> it's all punted
> >>>
> >>> Colors can be used with echo.
> >>>
> >>
> >> Stop using echo for output and switch to standard output functions, like
> >> einfo/eerror/elog/... like told in
> >> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=309057#c5
> >
> > You should read relevant part of comment #7:
> > "The colors can of course be continued to be used in outputs that are purely build
> > time outputting and not for communicating things for users like what cmake builds do."
> >
> > python.eclass uses colors for build time outputting, which doesn't communicate anything for users.
> >
> +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}Deprecation Warning: NEED_PYTHON
> variable is deprecated and will be banned on 2010-10-01.${_NORMAL}"
> +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}Use PYTHON_DEPEND variable instead of
> NEED_PYTHON variable.${_NORMAL}"
> +	echo " ${_RED}*${_NORMAL} ${_RED}The ebuild needs to be fixed. Please
> report a bug, if it has not been already reported.${_NORMAL}"
> 
> The above is build outputting since when?

The colored, non-logged output in deprecation warnings is used as exception to increase
the chance that ebuild maintainers will be notified earlier about the necessity of changes
in given ebuilds.

-- 
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
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