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From: Mark Loeser <halcy0n@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] eqawarn for main tree
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2010 18:19:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] eqawarn for main tree by "Petteri Räty"
Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> said:
> On 03/12/2010 11:27 PM, Zac Medico wrote: > > On 03/12/2010 11:39 AM, Petteri Räty wrote: > >> In eclasses there's often use for outputting QA warnings for ebuild > >> authors (at least in java and python could immediately make use of > >> this). Currently Portage has eqawarn available but it's considered > >> internal. Hopefully eqawarn finds it's way to the next EAPI but in the > >> mean while do we want: > >> > >> 1) Do a wrapper like attached to eutils.eclass > >> 2) Use whatever e* function that seems most appropriate (for example > >> einfo when it's common so user LOGging setups don't get too much noise) > >> 3) Have a speedy next EAPI if we can find more stuff like this to bundle > > > > Here's another option: > > > > 4) Retroactively add eqawarn to all EAPIs and use introspection to > > call eqawarn only if available (and drop the introspection after > > about 1 year): > > > > declare -F eqawarn >/dev/null && \ > > eqawarn "this is ignored by older package managers" > > > > As there was no further response and next EAPI isn't around the corner I > propose getting the ball rolling with option 1. I will commit the patch > next Sunday with needed documentation unless something comes up.
Could you please give a description as to when you believe this function should be used. Preferably as a patch for devmanual :) Thanks, -- Mark Loeser email - halcy0n AT gentoo DOT org email - mark AT halcy0n DOT com web -


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[gentoo-dev] Re: devmanual change notification, was: eqawarn for main tree Jeroen Roovers <jer@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] eqawarn for main tree "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>