On Mon, 2021-09-27 at 21:09 -0400, Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Mon, Sep 27, 2021 at 1:20 PM Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org> wrote: > > + eqawarn > > + eqawarn "It is impossible to reliably guarantee that the > > extended attributes" > > + eqawarn "will be reliably preserved while merging. Please > > ensure that any" > > + eqawarn "extended metadata necessary is applied in > > pkg_postinst() phase," > > + eqawarn "and that the implementation includes a fallback if > > necessary." > > This message suggests that applying xattrs in pkg_postinst is > acceptable. However, your patch offers no way to disable the QA > warning for ebuilds that do so.
We'll cross that bridge when we get there. Ideally, we wouldn't need to silence the check because no packages would do that. If they do, then we'll probably want to work on an eclass like fcaps.eclas. -- Best regards, Michał Górny