On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 5:22 PM, Matt Turner <matts...@gentoo.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 1:35 PM, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 4:17 PM, Andreas K. Huettel <dilfri...@gentoo.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Is it worth the effort? Yes, see below.
> >> Is it a high priority task? No.
> >>
> >
> > It sounds like all that has been done is to log a tracker and create
> > some bugs.  That is hardly a major burden on anybody.  If it nudges
> > people to bump the EAPI when they're doing other work so much the
> > better, but there doesn't seem to be a drop-dead date yet.
> >
> > If devs don't want to think about EAPI cleanup they don't have to right
> now.
> No, not true. Look at the blocking bugs. We're asking arch teams to
> retest and restabilize ebuilds whose only difference is the EAPI bump.
Ultimate the arch teams are supposed to test the ebuild (that it works), so
when we change the EAPI of the ebuild re-testing is required.
If we only cared about the ebuild (that it worked or not) we could use
automation to cut down on the humans involved in this work.


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