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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: eqawarn for main tree
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 13:27:51 -0800
On 03/12/2010 11:39 AM, Petteri Räty wrote:
> In eclasses there's often use for outputting QA warnings for ebuild
> authors (at least in java and python could immediately make use of
> this). Currently Portage has eqawarn available but it's considered
> internal. Hopefully eqawarn finds it's way to the next EAPI but in the
> mean while do we want:
> 
> 1) Do a wrapper like attached to eutils.eclass
> 2) Use whatever e* function that seems most appropriate (for example
> einfo when it's common so user LOGging setups don't get too much noise)
> 3) Have a speedy next EAPI if we can find more stuff like this to bundle

Here's another option:

4) Retroactively add eqawarn to all EAPIs and use introspection to
call eqawarn only if available (and drop the introspection after
about 1 year):

   declare -F eqawarn >/dev/null && \
   eqawarn "this is ignored by older package managers"

-- 
Thanks,
Zac


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