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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 13:00:01 +0200
El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 10:31 +0100, Markos Chandras escribió:
> On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o> wrote:
> > El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 06:39 +1000, Michael escribió:
> >> On 2012-05-22 03:46, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote:
> >> > On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see
> >> > http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134
> >> >
> >> > Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible
> >> > idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken*
> >> > since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example.
> >> >
> >> > Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses
> >> > epatch!
> >> >
> >> > -Alexandre Rostovtsev.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> Since eutils inherits multilib and user, the breakage extends beyond epatch.
> >> For example, I just saw bug #417153, where a user reported failed calls
> >> to enew{user,group}.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> > The autotools.eclass change should probably be reverted until things are
> > properly checked I think (and I will do it tomorrow if nobody disagrees)
> 
> It is far too late to do that. What is done is done. Let try and fix
> what is still broken
> 
> Regards,
> Markos
> 
> 

But we still have no idea what kind of commands provided by eutils and
eclasses inheritted by it are now missing, epatch usage was fixes,
enewgroup/user will probably be done but... other missing commands could
still appear in the tree :|
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