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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 2012-06-12
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2012 12:02:42
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 2012-06-12 by Samuli Suominen
>>>>> On Sun, 03 Jun 2012, Samuli Suominen wrote: >>> this one is what I'm really after for: >> >>> default for src_install() in EAPI=5 should accept "$@" in correct place >>> to avoid usage of EXTRA_EMAKE within ebuilds/eclasses and to avoid >>> duplicating the Portage code for DOCS. >>> NOTE: When this was last voted on for EAPI=3, we didn't have this DOCS >>> handling, and this wasn't important yet. >> >>> emake DESTDIR="${D}" "$@" install >> >> Again, this could be called directly, which has the advantage that it >> makes it obvious that src_install isn't the default.
> The difference is working the tree when you have to alter ebuilds which > have been written like:
> src_install() { > default
> echo "Some command here." > }
> At this point you have to move content of DOCS which may or may not > rely on the ""quoting with array"". Remove the call to default. And > then duplicate the EAPI=4 default into the ebuild.
Why would you have to copy the EAPI 4 src_install code? Apart from emake, you only need the single line: dodoc AUTHORS README.NOW "${FILESDIR}"/README.Gentoo or dodoc "${DOCS[@]}" if you want to keep the variable. Ulrich