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On 03/08/2012 01:42 AM, Marc Schiffbauer wrote:
> * Ulrich Mueller schrieb am 08.03.12 um 08:27 Uhr:
>> Such constructs also cannot be used with any of the other proposed
>> solutions. And in fact, nobody is using such things in practice.
>> _All_ ebuilds in the Portage tree can be successfully parsed with the
>> regexp proposed.
> Ebuilds are bash scripts. I think introducing exceptions or
> constraints here is not straightforward.
Given that ebuilds already have to conform to a vast number of
constraints that ordinary bash scripts do not. I think that it's
perfectly reasonable for ebuilds to have a constrained syntax for EAPI