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From: Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: Clarification of has_version cat/pkg[use=] behavior for EAPI 3 or 4
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2009 21:39:35 +0300
Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Sep 2009 21:13:06 +0300
> Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote:
>> tove was trying to use it for perl:
>> http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/perl-overlay.git;a=commitdiff_plain;h=1a4be047e0ad2f13a7eeab9a5295557023ef2d62
> 
> Well, I still think it's horrible (and I think the same about pretty
> much anything else using has_version...), but I can't come up with any
> creative way of interpreting PMS to say that it *should* be illegal...
> So if we're making a change, it's a retroactive one to work around a
> Portage bug...
> 
> *shrug* I have no strong opinion on how we handle it.
> 

At least has_version is an improvement over built_with_use.
Going with it being a Portage bug is fine by me.

Regards,
Petteri


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Re: Clarification of has_version cat/pkg[use=] behavior for EAPI 3 or 4
-- Ulrich Mueller
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-- Petteri Räty
Re: Clarification of has_version cat/pkg[use=] behavior for EAPI 3 or 4
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: Clarification of has_version cat/pkg[use=] behavior for EAPI 3 or 4
-- Petteri Räty
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-- Ciaran McCreesh
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