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From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: EAPI 5
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 11:01:57 +0200
Am Dienstag 01 Mai 2012, 10:38:41 schrieb Ciaran McCreesh:

> > Well. PMS describes the files in a profile directory. If
> > * we introduce a new file via PMS that was not in there before,
> > * and another package manager accesses that file but expects
> > different information there not corresponding to our new definition,
> > that package manager should be considered broken because it is not
> > adhering to previous PMS revisions. So?
> 
> What happens if a user uses an EAPI 4 ebuild with an EAPI 4 package
> manager when the ebuild in question would be hit by your new files,
> which the package manager doesn't know about yet?

Err, nothing? The useflags remain available and switchable as before, no 
difference regarding useflags between stable / not stable?

-- 

Andreas K. Huettel
Gentoo Linux developer 
dilfridge@g.o
http://www.akhuettel.de/



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