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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: some portage-prefix patches
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 16:12:44 +0200
exg, thanks for looking into this.  One thing I can answer:

On 01-08-2006 15:06:59 +0200, exg@g.o wrote:
> > [03-eprefix-function.patch] (normal)
> > Well, eprefix() was not yet present in 2.1.14, but may be already
> > somewhere in svn (if it exists somewhere).
> > To get this yet trivial implementation work, [10-portageq-root.patch] is
> > required.
> 
> What is a constant function that always returns the value of EPREFIX if
> the input pkg is in the vdb useful for?

It's simply a preparation for multi-prefix support, e.g.
eprefix myapplication
that would allow to have a --with-mylib=$(eprefix sys-libs/mylib) in
your configure or something.
At least that was the cool idea we once had, iirc.


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