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Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com> said:
> >>>>> On Thu, 19 May 2011, Alec Warner wrote:
> > You should file a bug about that; I'm sure one of the portage guys
> > can change the crap code I wrote 4 years ago to use the normal
> > dependency checking code for installed atoms.
> But we wouldn't know if users have the updated portage version
> installed, so it doesn't help for the current news item.
> I think for a proper solution we would have to increase the number of
> the News-Item-Format. Maybe even add a new header field for the EAPI.
This seems like the absolute easiest solution to use going forward.
Having an 'eapi' file present seems workable as well, though I'm not
certain which is the easiest for Portage to implement today.
Are there any other suggestions, or does anyone disagree with Ulrich's
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