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From: Alexis Ballier <aballier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 19:49:03
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD: EAPI specification in ebuilds by Ciaran McCreesh
On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 19:31:16 +0000
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:17:41 +0100 > Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote: > > In one of them, removal of the old assignment statement had simply > > been forgotten [1]. For the other two, the EAPI had been assigned by > > an eclass [2], which we consider illegal anyway. > > ...and yet people do it. That and the violations of the HOMEPAGE rule > tell you a lot about what happens when something is made syntactically > valid but supposedly not legal. >
... and this is where repoman helps. broken deps are syntactically valid but not legal either.