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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: EAPI 5
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 16:13:45 +0200
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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