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On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 02:16:41PM -0500, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 19:14 Tue 13 Sep , Brian Harring wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 09:02:28PM -0500, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > > On 17:56 Tue 13 Sep , Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > > useful enough for EAPI ? or should i just stick it into eutils.eclass
> > > > ? OR BOTH !?
> > >
> > > I prefer to avoid EAPI whenever possible, as it just makes things slower
> > > and more complex.
> > Exactly the wrong approach; it winds up with master
> > repositories/overlays cloning the functionality all over the damn
> > place.
> Why are people cloning anything if it's in eutils.eclass in gentoo-x86?
There are more repositories than just gentoo-x86, and overlay is *not*
the only configuration in use.
In the old days of the PM only handling a single overlay stack, what
you're suggesting would be less heinous- heinous in detail, but
pragmatic in reality. These days it's a regressive approach-
requiring everyone to slave gentoo-x86 isn't sane, nor is avoiding
eapi (resulting in people having to duplicate code into each