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On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 19:31:16 +0000
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:17:41 +0100
> Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com> wrote:
> > In one of them, removal of the old assignment statement had simply
> > been forgotten . For the other two, the EAPI had been assigned by
> > an eclass , which we consider illegal anyway.
> ...and yet people do it. That and the violations of the HOMEPAGE rule
> tell you a lot about what happens when something is made syntactically
> valid but supposedly not legal.
... and this is where repoman helps.
broken deps are syntactically valid but not legal either.