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On Sat, 22 Dec 2007 17:49:32 +0800
Zhang Le <email@example.com> wrote:
> When a new version comes out, we should educate developers about it
> and encourage them to convert their ebuilds to use new EAPI.
No, we shouldn't. People should use new EAPIs as necessary, not as soon
> If we allow multiple EAPI's to co-exist, do we need a upper limit on
> that number?
No. Package managers have to support all EAPIs that have ever been
around anyway to deal with installed packages.
> Or as many as someone likes? then our tree IMO will become a total
> mess. People will not remember clearly differences between so many
They don't need to. They just need to be familiar with recent EAPIs.
The only people who have to keep track of all of them are the package
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