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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Cc: ulm@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Re: EAPI 5
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:13:29
Message-Id: 20120428161345.47301ef5@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: [gentoo-pms] Re: EAPI 5 by Ulrich Mueller
On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:24:18 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:

> >>>>> On Sat, 28 Apr 2012, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > > > On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 10:52:07 +0200 > > Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote: > >> > * Get a versionator replacement into the PM > >> > >> Why are we trying to make PM a brick instead of keeping stuff > >> modular? What does the eclass lack which could be provided by PM? > > > Because trying to parse version formats correctly in bash is a huge > > pain, and versionator doesn't get it right (never mind that the > > rules were different when versionator was written). > > Right. Also the code for version handling is already implemented in > package managers. So it appears natural to make it available to the > ebuild environment, instead of (imperfectly) duplicating it in an > eclass.
True. But going this way, I'd say we should also move get_libdir into PM to make it consistent with econf. I'm not sure whether it will work fine with multilib then, however. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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