On 3/23/09 1:44 AM, Jeremy Olexa wrote: > Alin Năstac wrote: > <snip> >> Fine, then remove $PV from patch name and use it in any ebuild version >> you want. Or just decouple the patch version from the ebuild version >> (foo-bar-r1.patch sounds OK to me). >> > > What exactly is your problem that you are trying to solve here? > Posting to the community to stop doing something without providing > reasons to stop is not going to go anywhere. I like having the PV in > the patch name..so, you haven't convinced me. > IMO prefixing a patch name with $P creates the perception that the patch is used only from ebuild version $PV. Apparently we do not agree on this so there is not much more I can tell to convince others.
I suppose what everyone does in their part of the tree is their business, but a small subset of packages I maintain have other maintainers as well. It is annoying to see rules you assume being respected on your ebuilds being broken at every bump made by others.
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