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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 20:22:15 +0200
El lun, 21-05-2012 a las 12:25 -0700, Zac Medico escribió:
> On 05/21/2012 12:04 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote:
> > El lun, 21-05-2012 a las 13:46 -0400, Alexandre Rostovtsev escribió:
> >> On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see
> >> http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134
> >>
> >> Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible
> >> idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken*
> >> since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example.
> >>
> >> Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses
> >> epatch!
> >>
> >> -Alexandre Rostovtsev.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > 
> > Looks like ebuilds not inheriting eutils directly even using epatch are
> > a lot as I have seen running:
> > grep inherit $(grep -r epatch */*/*.ebuild| cut -d: -f1) | grep -v
> > eutils
> > 
> > Maybe they should be checked and a repoman warning should be added when
> > an ebuild is using epatch without inheriting eutils directly, otherwise
> > this problem could reappear if some other eclass no longer inherit it in
> > the future :-/
> 
> Yeah, we have a similar check for inherit of prefix.eclass:
> 
> http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/portage.git;a=commit;h=b583812101f1156c553385effcd9dbee0b751087

Should we (I) open a bug report requesting that or this is enough as
report? Thanks :)
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