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From: Michael <kensington@...>
Subject: Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 06:39:10 +1000
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}.



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