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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 08:06:21
Message-Id: 1337760266.17760.1.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds! by Michael
El mié, 23-05-2012 a las 06:39 +1000, Michael escribió:
> On 2012-05-22 03:46, Alexandre Rostovtsev wrote: > > On May 20, autools.eclass was changed to no longer inherit eutils, see > > http://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo-x86/eclass/autotools.eclass?r1=1.133&r2=1.134 > > > > Relying on autotools.eclass for your eutils needs was always a terrible > > idea, but a few ebuilds did it anyway. Those ebuilds are now *broken* > > since they can no longer use epatch. See bug #416847 for an example. > > > > Check your ebuilds to make sure you inherit eutils in anything that uses > > epatch! > > > > -Alexandre Rostovtsev. > > > > > > > Since eutils inherits multilib and user, the breakage extends beyond epatch. > For example, I just saw bug #417153, where a user reported failed calls > to enew{user,group}. > > >
The autotools.eclass change should probably be reverted until things are properly checked I think (and I will do it tomorrow if nobody disagrees)

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