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From: Pacho Ramos <pacho@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Gentoo PMS <gentoo-pms@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF
Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:08:28
Message-Id: 1324249665.2962.2.camel@belkin4
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF by "Michał Górny"
El dom, 18-12-2011 a las 23:02 +0100, Michał Górny escribió:
> > Q6: Why can't the dodoc/dohtml path be changed before EAPI-5? > > A6: Because the path where dodoc and dohtml install files is part of > > the PMS. Portage can't just change it on its own. A possible > > workaround for current EAPIs is adding new-style dodoc/dohtml > > analogues to an eclass. > > I think some of devs agree we should be allowed to fix past mistakes > without waiting another 20 years till the tree is migrated to a new > EAPI... >
Maybe this situation could be improved if there was a policy forcing us to try to use latest EAPI when possible for any package update, that way we would move faster to latest eapi and even deprecate older eapis easily


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Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>