On 06/06/2012 12:23 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:16:05 +0200
> Pacho Ramos <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Well, I think reading this thread is more or less clear what it would
>> be supposed to do, also Zac suggested it and looks to have an idea
>> about what should it do.
> There's a big leap from "more or less clear" and "an idea" to the kind
> of knowledge we want to have. Think REQUIRED_USE for how this can go
> If you think ABI_SLOT is essential, why not try implementing it and
> trying it out in a large number of packages, and reporting your results?
It's pretty close to the SLOT operator model, and it seems like it
should work fine. We can deploy EAPI 5_pre1 with ABI_SLOT support, and
test it in an overlay before we include it in the final EAPI 5.