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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 07:53:12
Message-Id: 1331538726.3456.1.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1? by Pacho Ramos
1 El dom, 11-03-2012 a las 13:01 +0100, Pacho Ramos escribió:
2 > After reading previous discussion:
3 >
4 >
5 > Looks like preventing NEW commits from using eapi1 (via repoman) could
6 > be done without major issues. This could even being done also for eapi2
7 > as it's close enough to eapi3, but I don't have a strong opinion about
8 > eapi2 deprecation (personally, I try to always use latest eapi if eclass
9 > allows me to do so).
10 >
11 > Any thoughts on this?
12 >
13 > Thanks
15 Well, the reasons for me preferring to not allow *new* ebuilds to use
16 eapi1 is to try to move to use things like, for example,
17 src_prepare/src_configure phases. I guess that phases were included for
18 some "technical" reasons and, then, I think we should try to use them if
19 possible install of still adding NEW ebuilds using old eapi0/1 way of
20 doing things


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