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On Wed, 2012-06-20 at 17:50 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > Then there are ebuilds that don't call eautoreconf, in the first
> > place. Should we require that all of them inherit autotools now,
> > for the unlikely case that user patches could be applied?
> If the aim is to provide a working feature to users, yes. The
> alternative is to not provide user patches support.
Damnit, let the user shoot themself in the foot but let them learn from
it. Remember back in the day when you had no clue? You learned from it.
You can only protect them so much. If they want to use custom patches
then they need to learn how.
Homer Parker <email@example.com>
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