Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Re: EAPI 5
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 09:01:47
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] Re: EAPI 5 by Ciaran McCreesh
Am Dienstag 01 Mai 2012, 10:38:41 schrieb Ciaran McCreesh:

> > Well. PMS describes the files in a profile directory. If > > * we introduce a new file via PMS that was not in there before, > > * and another package manager accesses that file but expects > > different information there not corresponding to our new definition, > > that package manager should be considered broken because it is not > > adhering to previous PMS revisions. So? > > What happens if a user uses an EAPI 4 ebuild with an EAPI 4 package > manager when the ebuild in question would be hit by your new files, > which the package manager doesn't know about yet?
Err, nothing? The useflags remain available and switchable as before, no difference regarding useflags between stable / not stable? -- Andreas K. Huettel Gentoo Linux developer dilfridge@g.o


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Re: [gentoo-pms] Re: EAPI 5 Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>