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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF
Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:31:04 +0100
On Mon, 19 Dec 2011 00:07:45 +0100
Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:

> El dom, 18-12-2011 a las 23:02 +0100, Michał Górny escribió:
> [...]
> > > Q6: Why can't the dodoc/dohtml path be changed before EAPI-5?
> > > A6: Because the path where dodoc and dohtml install files is part
> > > of the PMS. Portage can't just change it on its own. A possible
> > > workaround for current EAPIs is adding new-style dodoc/dohtml
> > > analogues to an eclass.
> > 
> > I think some of devs agree we should be allowed to fix past mistakes
> > without waiting another 20 years till the tree is migrated to a new
> > EAPI...
> > 
> 
> Maybe this situation could be improved if there was a policy forcing
> us to try to use latest EAPI when possible for any package update,
> that way we would move faster to latest eapi and even deprecate older
> eapis easily

Still unlikely. A bunch of old eclasses will force ebuilds to be EAPI 0
or so.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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