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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
Subject: Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Fri, 09 Mar 2012 07:41:09 -0800
On 03/09/2012 07:21 AM, Michael Orlitzky wrote:
> The advantage that the eapi function has over a comment is that it's not
> magic -- it's just normal bash syntax. So we've addressed that issue at
> a small performance cost (we're really only sourcing the ebuild up to
> 'exit').

Also consider the case where a user syncs after not having updated for a
couple of months, and the tree contains some ebuilds with EAPIs that are
not supported by the currently installed package manager.

In this case, when resolving dependencies and filtering ebuilds based on
whether or not their EAPI is supported, spawning bash once per ebuild is
much more costly than the alternatives.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac


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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Alexis Ballier
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RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Ulrich Mueller
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michał Górny
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
-- Michael Orlitzky
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-- Michał Górny
Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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Re: RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
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