On Thu, 2022-03-17 at 20:57 +0000, James Le Cuirot wrote: > On Thu, 2022-03-17 at 18:22 +0100, Michał Górny wrote: > > An alternative is to go back to using (at least partially) Makefiles or > > Meson. However, that would have the important drawback that we'd lose > > the ability to install Portage as a regular Python package (e.g. inside > > a virtualenv). > > What is the use case for doing that? I thought maybe testing, but then you can > run Portage and its unit tests in-place without installing it at all right > now.
Using Portage as a library for package inspection, etc. -- i.e. mostly CI purposes. -- Best regards, Michał Górny