On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
<ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Apr 2010 16:23:48 -0400
> James Cloos <cl...@jhcloos.com> wrote:
>> OK.  Let me rephrase.  Portage does not need to validate local
>> changes.
> Sure it does. If it doesn't, and your local changes affect metadata,
> horrible things happen.

Why not check the mtime on the overlay, if it is older than last sync
time, not invalid.

>> If a user uses a local eclass to override one in portage or in some
>> remote overlay s/he follows, it is his/er responsibility to update
>> it when the original undergoes major renovation.
> Users aren't responsible...

And doing everything we can to make them not be isn't going to teach
them anything.

> --
> Ciaran McCreesh


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