On Mon, 13 Oct 2008 06:16:01 +0100
Steve Long <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Unless someone can say what using PROPERTIES=prefix would break, I'd
> go with that. It's a /classic/ usage of that variable, as it's simply
> a boolean; PROPERTIES is well-defined and I'm hoping all the manglers
> support it. It'd be great to see the prefix branch finally merged so
> we all get to play with it.

It would break. Prefix ebuilds won't work unless ED is set, and a non
PROPERTIES aware or non-prefix-property aware package manager won't set
ED. Unless prefix is reimplemented to require no package manager
changes for the install to / case, PROPERTIES is out.

Ciaran McCreesh

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