Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD : .ebuild is only bash
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:52:05
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFD : .ebuild is only bash by Ciaran McCreesh
On 03/13/12 02:28, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
[snip lots of political rhetoric]
> > GLEP 55 is simple,
> it solves all the problems we have
No, it just tries to shove them under the carpet
> (including the > version issue, which everyone is conveniently ignoring),
Say what?
> it doesn't require us to guess what's going to happen next and it can be > implemented immediately.
So can migrating the tree to posix-only "ebuilds", but at what cost, and what do we gain from it?
> That's a rather big deal.
So is switching to Arch Linux. ... why would we want to do such things?!