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From: "Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò" <flameeyes@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo alt-projects meeting 9/26 1900 UTC
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 09:09:34
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo alt-projects meeting 9/26 1900 UTC by "Nathan L. Adams"
1 On Friday 16 September 2005 01:56, Nathan L. Adams wrote:
2 > I'm writing a tool, called esyntaxer, that finds certain common ebuild
3 > errors and automagically corrects them if possible. Yes, I'm aware of
4 > the overlaps with repoman, and no this isn't a duplication of work.
5 Actually, I already have prepared a ruby script that I use to find violators
6 to the syntax (like enewuser with /bin/false and cp called with extra
7 options). It's on .
8 It's not complete, but it works when it comes to checking for these simple
9 cases.
11 I don't trust automatic correction, false positives can always happen,
12 currently my way to proceed with such problems is opening a big bug and
13 poking maintainers to fix them :)
15 --
16 Diego "Flameeyes" Pettenò
17 Gentoo Developer -
18 (Gentoo/FreeBSD, Video, Gentoo/AMD64, Sound, PAM)


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo alt-projects meeting 9/26 1900 UTC "Nathan L. Adams" <nadams@××××.org>