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From: "Santiago M. Mola" <coldwind@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] die/QA notice for do* failure?
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 15:56:14
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] die/QA notice for do* failure? by Arun Raghavan
1 On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 4:48 PM, Arun Raghavan <arunisgod@×××××.com> wrote:
2 > Hello All,
3 > We were just discussing if it makes sense to either die or issue a QA
4 > notice if one of the do* functions fail. It turns out that there's
5 > already a bug for this [1]. This potentially applies to all helper
6 > functions that don't currently die on failure.
7 >
9 That's indeed a good idea, and we can do a step further.
11 We can define a new EAPI which makes all do* functions die on error,
12 and provide non-fatal versions as trydo* where it makes it sense.
13 emake could also die since we currently add die calls for all emake
14 occurences.
16 Regards,
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18 Santiago M. Mola
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