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On 03/08/2012 06:31 PM, Alec Warner wrote:
>> Did someone already propose replacing EAPI=foo with a function call akin to
> the eapi function doesn't exist in earlier eapis, so you end up doing
> the rename thing. Otherwise old package managers barf on the new
> syntax. I still think going with a comment is better than this.
There is an apparent workaround:
We could do that for however long it takes PMs to adopt the 'eapi'
function. It requires one redundant line in the ebuild for a while, like
the comment solution, but then ultimately we're left with standard bash
instead of a magic comment.