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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Please migrate to git-2.eclass
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:50:35 +0530
On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...> wrote:
> On 06/25/2011 12:35 AM, Michał Górny wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> git-2.eclass is in the tree for a while now, and there's still awful
>> lot of packages using old&  deprecated git.eclass.
>
> I think I remember seeing deprecation warnings in the past when an ebuild
> was using a deprecated eclass (right at the beginning when the emerge
> starts.)  Perhaps it would be a good idea to add one of those in git.eclass.
>

That's a horribly bad idea. Users should never need to see such
things. The example you're thinking of is python.eclass, and that
resulted in confused users filing bug reports.

There's currently a repoman warning for git.eclass usage, and that suffices.

-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan

Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


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Please migrate to git-2.eclass
-- Michał Górny
Re: Please migrate to git-2.eclass
-- Nikos Chantziaras
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