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 For a long time (about a year, as far as I can tell) PMS has failed to document the bash version needed properly. Relying on PMS will not yield a working package manager in this case as in-tree ebuilds and eclasses have moved on for quite some time. This simple one-character fix should make PMS respect reality for that part again: diff --git a/ebuild-format.tex b/ebuild-format.tex index d6c8270..d814cfa 100644 --- a/ebuild-format.tex +++ b/ebuild-format.tex @@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ \label{sec:ebuild-format} The ebuild file format is in its basic form a subset of the format of a bash script. The interpreter -is assumed to be GNU bash, version 3.0 or later. The file encoding must be UTF-8 with Unix-style +is assumed to be GNU bash, version 3.2 or later. The file encoding must be UTF-8 with Unix-style newlines. When sourced, the ebuild must define certain variables and functions (see sections~\ref{sec:ebuild-vars} and \ref{sec:ebuild-functions} for specific information), and must not call any external programs, write