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On Wed, 20 Jun 2012 13:22:22 +0200
Michał Górny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I believe we consider the user patches feature to be finalised, so
> > if you want something else, it should be treated as a new feature
> > rather than a change. But please don't rehash anything that's
> > already been covered.
> I simply don't get why the spec obligates package managers to support
> user patches while it doesn't provide any explanation how the patches
> should be applied
The spec does not obligate package managers to support user patches. It
obligates ebuilds to support user packages. This was all covered in the
> nor any function to actually apply patches...
Moving epatch into EAPI 5 is a separate feature, and one that's
probably going to be controversial.