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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds!
Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 13:06:16
Message-Id: 20120524140205.66d5d355@googlemail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: autotools.eclass no longer inherits eutils; check your ebuilds! by Ryan Hill
On Thu, 24 May 2012 00:02:37 -0600
Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o> wrote:
> I don't see how removing an inherit is breaking an eclass' API.
The way eclasses are defined, the eclasses it inherits are itself part of its API. You can think of it using the lousy OO analogy that gave eclasses their name: the (public) superclasses of a class are part of its API. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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