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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@...>
Subject: Re: new `usex` helper
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:29:49 -0700
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 
repository stack).

~harring


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