Am 08.07.2014 18:58, schrieb Michael Haubenwallner: > Hello fellow Portage developers, > > attached portage patch draft aims to allow for easy distributing eclasses to > be tested by > multiple tinderboxes on various architectures, without being active for > normal installs.
What does the patch allow you to do, that you can't do right now? (i.e. put an eclass with the same name in an repository and use eclass-overrides to force its use in another repo?) > > Usage is to have in make.conf (or profile): PORTAGE_ECLASS_VARIANTS="testing" > and for the eclass: to live in tree-or-overlay/eclass/testing/ > > Thoughts? (even for var-naming, manpage yes/no/wording, ...) > There are lots of places to update (including python code). See git grep eclass. > Thank you! > /haubi/ >