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Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 00:03:34 +0200
> Ulrich Mueller <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sat, 19 Sep 2009, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>>> If that 900 line diff is 'drop kdebuild', I suggest you don't
>> Actually, I think that this would be a good idea. kdebuild was never
>> used in the main tree
> But it was an official Gentoo project, and it was used in a repository
> run by the Gentoo KDE team. Remember that EAPI support is needed to be
> able to uninstall a package that was installed with a particular EAPI,
> so EAPIs can't be removed even when they're no longer in use.
I can't agree here. While no process exists to remove deprecated EAPI
functionality, this sort of thing should be noted in the NEXT EAPI
RELEASED and via that method eliminated. This is a specifications
document, not a history lesson covering past mistakes.