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On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 00:01:54 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:58:24 +0200
> > Michał Górny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Of course, if we take the 'quick EAPI 5 route', it won't include
> >> anything useful. In the meantime, do we have a complete list of
> >> candidates for EAPI 5?
> > Let's continue this on the PMS list.
> > * user patches
> > * EAPI parsing
> > * the things that were left out of 4:
> > + slot operator deps
> > + profile IUSE
> > * No -j1 for src_test
> > * Remove deprecated stuff
> Hm, remove IMAGE. Anything else?
> > * Zero or one REQUIRED_USE operator
> No objections from me to all of the above.
> > These might be cheap now?
> > * New bash version
> Too early, IMHO. Let's implement EAPI parsing first, then wait for
> some reasonable time (which presumably means EAPI 6).
> > * Get a versionator replacement into the PM
> Given the long time it's been in limbo I doubt that this will be a
> quick feature. (But I'll be glad if you convince me of the opposite.)
> Other cheap stuff:
> * Mandate GNU find (bug 384157)
> * Add an EBUILD_PHASE_FUNC variable (bug 390765)
> * usex: new "use" type helper (bug 382963)
> * econf: append --disable-silent-rules (bug 379497)
Finally allow to write legal ebuilds respecting Prefix wish to not
have to add prefix to IUSE. A solution was proposed and approved by
Long standing wish. MAKEOPTS parsing for getting a job value is
error prone as bug reports do prove.
thought myself before this should be available for consistency.
* standard input for new* / here* helper
also rather cheap to implement.