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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Subject: Re: Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 14:54:56 +0530
On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 10:56 AM, Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o> wrote:
> On 09/17/2011 08:47 PM, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>> On 14:06 Fri 16 Sep     , Zac Medico wrote:
>>> Bumping the EAPI of the root profiles/eapi file would be a different
>>> matter, since it applies to the whole repository. If you want to
>>> version bump that repository-level EAPI, then you need to wait until
>>> at least 6 months after supporting package managers have been
>>> available in stable.
>>
>> So in your opinion, it would be fine to bump profiles/eapi to EAPI=4
>> now?
>
> Yes, it's feasible. As a consequence, we may get some complaints from
> users who haven't upgraded during the last six months.

I don't see any features in EAPI 3 and 4 that are useful for the
profiles. However, a bump to EAPI 2 (or at least 1) would be
*extremely* beneficial, and cause much less chaos.

Speaking with my GNOME hat, it will be *extremely* useful for
slot-masking GNOME packages.

-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan

Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


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