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On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 12:15:59AM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:19:35 -0400
> Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
> > however, why wont this work sanely in src_* or pkg_* funcs ? the env
> > there is the one constructed by the PM which includes the merged IUSE
> > values.
> It's not. We deliberately don't specify that the PM passes fixed up
> values for IUSE, DEPEND etc back into the ebuild, since Portage's
> behaviour for global variables has varied considerably over the years.
That's not varied; the implementation for eclass/ebuild stacking has
been pretty consistant for phase funcs.
Either way, candidate for eapi5 if it's worth ensuring it's accessible
to the phases...