This causes me pain on my hosts that don't have >=bash-3.1 for
/bin/bash. Because I can't install portage with an old bash until I
get a new python installed which uses python.eclass which isn't
supported with my /bin/bash (quite circular indeed)
Technically there are workarounds for me...but it is still annoying.
So...what do we do? A) Specifically allow >=bash-3.1 features in
ebuilds/eclasses. or B) revert the commit because the PMS says that
we comply with >bash-3.0
Please discuss, thanks.
: See bash CHANGES file. "+=" is new to bash-3.1
: "The ebuild file format is in its basic form a subset of the
format of a bash script. The interpreter is assumed to be GNU bash,
version 3.0 or later." -Chapter 6 "Ebuild File Format"