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From: Kacper Kowalik <xarthisius@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 13:26:34 +0200
On 05/23/2012 01:00 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 10:31 +0100, Markos Chandras escribió:
>> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
>>> El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 06:39 +1000, Michael escribió:
>>>> On 2012-05-22 03:46, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote:
>>>>> On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see
>>>>> http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134
>>>>>
>>>>> Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible
>>>>> idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken*
>>>>> since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example.
>>>>>
>>>>> Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses
>>>>> epatch!
>>>>>
>>>>> -Alexandre Rostovtsev.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Since eutils inherits multilib and user, the breakage extends beyond epatch.
>>>> For example, I just saw bug #417153, where a user reported failed calls
>>>> to enew{user,group}.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> The autotools.eclass change should probably be reverted until things are
>>> properly checked I think (and I will do it tomorrow if nobody disagrees)
>>
>> It is far too late to do that. What is done is done. Let try and fix
>> what is still broken
>>
>> Regards,
>> Markos
>>
>>
> 
> But we still have no idea what kind of commands provided by eutils and
> eclasses inheritted by it are now missing, epatch usage was fixes,
> enewgroup/user will probably be done but... other missing commands could
> still appear in the tree :|

I wrote a simple, stupid script just a moment ago. Please don't show it
to anybody who knows how to write in Python :D

It shows all missing inherits, not just the ones causing failures, but
it could prolly be adjusted to do that instead.

Cheers,
Kacper
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autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
-- Alexandre Rostovtsev
Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
-- Michael
Re: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
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