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On Mon, 7 May 2012 02:12:14 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> | Furthermore, for these EAPIs, if the function is overridden, it
> | shall be a fatal error if the apply_user_patches command has not
> | been called at least once by the end of the phase.
> Wouldn't it make more sense to call apply_user_patches implicitly at
> the end of the phase, if it hasn't been called before?
> Otherwise, a call to that function would have to be added to every
> ebuild that defines src_prepare.
That was the point. The discussion on gentoo-dev suggested that "at the
end" is often the wrong place to put it, due to eautoreconf etc. We
need people to be explicit about where it goes.