On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 8:33 AM Michael Orlitzky <m...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 8/15/19 3:19 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >
> > I don't think that's a sane situation, so maybe the eclass should just
> > die here? (Basically, there are two possibilities: Either, things will
> > break if the dir is missing, then dying might be the best option.
> > Or, everything works without the dir, then the ebuild should set it to
> > /dev/null, in the first place.)
> >
> That's my feeling as well. In 100% of cases so far, this has been a
> useful QA tool. Can we wait until that's not the case to change it?

I think an explicit die with a useful error message for the user would
be better than the status-quo.

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