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From: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2011 19:10:40 +0000
On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 05:47:18PM +0000, Duncan wrote:
> IIRC this (and /etc/portage/patches) was originally deliberately kept an 
> "undocumented feature", to avoid trouble with missing info in bug 
> reports, since emerge info didn't report package specific information.

This "/etc/portage/patches" thingie is something that the ebuilds must
support themselves afaik (call epatch_user), although I can imagine a way to
have it triggered for all systems by fiddling with /etc/portage/env too ;-)

> Now that portage has emerge --info <pkg> and it's what's requested in the 
> usual output when a build aborts (tho AFAIK bugzilla still mentions 
> emerge info output only), and the logs themselves are rather better at 
> reporting user patches (for the patches subdir), that's not so much of a 
> problem, and the portage documentation itself mentions both usages of the 
> env subdir (tho not the patches subdir since that's still ebuild 
> activated).

We might want to catch some bugzie admins then and suggest to update their
page ;-)

Wkr,
	Sven Vermeulen
 


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