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c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-pms
 On Friday 12 December 2008 16:07:20 Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > +\item[DEFINED\_PHASES] A space separated arbitrarily ordered list of phase > names (e.g. \t{configure +setup unpack}) whose phase functions are defined > by the ebuild or an eclass inherited by the ebuild. +If no phase functions > are defined, a single hyphen is used instead of an empty string. Package > +managers may not rely upon the metadata cache having this variable > defined, and must treat an empty +string as this information is not > available. The quotes should be closed with '', not