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From: David Leverton <levertond@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 18:03:07
Message-Id: 4F85C74F.5070102@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] EAPI specification in ebuilds by Zac Medico
Zac Medico wrote:
> Since the EAPI parsing behavior is optional for older EAPIs, package > managers can simply trigger a warning when they detect non-conformant > ebuilds in the wild, and eventually make it fatal after the community > has had sufficient warning.
Just to be clear, do you mean "if the PM doesn't detect an EAPI assignment during parsing but the EAPI is non-0 after generating the metadata, warn"? ¹ Or something else? [1] As opposed to the already-decided "if the PM detects an EAPI line during parsing but the EAPI is something else after generating the metadata, fail" rule.

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Re: [gentoo-pms] EAPI specification in ebuilds Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>