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.

-A

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