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2012/5/22 Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Monday 21 May 2012 18:16:25 Markos Chandras wrote:
>> Excuse me but the way this change was handled is a bit depressing.
>> First, the ebuilds should have been fixed to inherit eutils and then
>> remove eutils from autotools. Now, a bunch of ebuilds are broken out
>> of nowhere. I don't believe this issue was that urgent in order to
>> justify the significant breakage of portage tree.
> you're assuming the breakage was intentional. i also wouldn't really describe
> it as "significant", but that's just quibbling over an insignificant aspect.
It's intentional not to revert the change, it's significant because it
involve a number of significant packages like icu, vim and boost, some
of them already marked stable (from a fast grep from the one mentioned
in the previous posts).
> but what's done is done. fix the ebuilds and move on.
revert - fix the ebuilds - re-apply could work too, or since you're an
old and respected developer fix them yourself, the change is easy and
probably mantainers will understand.