Objections to checking-in eclasses into prefix-users?
On 03-02-2008 11:14:42 +0000, Dirk Tilger wrote:
> I'm about to checkin a number of ebuilds that bring php into gentoo-alt
> land and wanted to double check what the opinions are about overriding
> eclasses in prefix-users. The following messages would be generated for
> everyone using the prefix-users overlay:
Are those changes with diffs somewhere in a bug?
> | * Overlay eclasses override eclasses from PORTDIR:
> | *
> | * '/Gentoo/usr/portage/local/layman/prefix-users/eclass/depend.php.eclass'
> | * '/Gentoo/usr/portage/local/layman/prefix-users/eclass/php4_4-sapi.eclass'
> | * '/Gentoo/usr/portage/local/layman/prefix-users/eclass/php5_2-sapi.eclass'
> | * '/Gentoo/usr/portage/local/layman/prefix-users/eclass/phpconfutils.eclass'
> | *
> | * It is best to avoid overridding eclasses from PORTDIR because it will
> | * trigger invalidation of cached ebuild metadata that is distributed
> | * with
> | * the portage tree. If you must override eclasses from PORTDIR then you
> | * are advised to run `emerge --regen` after each time that you run
> | * `emerge
> | * --sync`. Set PORTAGE_ECLASS_WARNING_ENABLE="0" in /etc/make.conf if
> | * you
> | * would like to disable this warning.
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