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.