On Tue, 2021-10-05 at 10:15 -0400, Michael Orlitzky wrote: > On Tue, 2021-10-05 at 10:31 +0200, Michał Górny wrote: > > Hi, everyone. > > > > I've been thinking about this for some time already, and the recent > > FILESDIR mess seems to confirm it: I'd like to start a more stable LTS > > branch of Portage. > > > > I think this is healthy for most software projects, but two things > stand out to me for portage specifically: > > 1. Most portage users can fake this already by telling portage to > accept only stable keywords for sys-apps/portage. I know it's not > exactly the same, but it provides many of the same benefits.
That's not going to be possible long-term when I start making more changes ;-). > 2. What happens to the LTS branch when the next EAPI is released? > I haven't really thought about it. Are you suggesting that we could bump 'master' Portage to newer EAPI earlier or...? -- Best regards, Michał Górny