Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 07:46:56
Message-Id: 20120228074551.5158621b@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names by Ulrich Mueller
On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 08:40:05 +0100
Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:
> >>>>> On Mon, 27 Feb 2012, David Leverton wrote: > > I think the logic behind that is that an EAPI defined outside PMS > > wouldn't be bound by PMS's rules anyway, and the EAPIs defined > > inside PMS are explicitly listed so there's not much point giving a > > general syntactic rule as well [...] > > If we follow this logic, then the following sentence should be removed > from PMS: > > "EAPIs whose value starts with the string paludis- are reserved for > experimental use by the Paludis package manager."
Don't tell anyone, but that's mostly just in there because some people insisted that EAPIs were numbers (and thus comparable), so I wanted an explicit mention of one that wasn't. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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