[paludis-user] python_targets_python3_3 masked for some packages, not for others

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 7 06:53:36 UTC 2013


On Sun, 6 Oct 2013 17:36:23 +0200
Martin Sekera <sekerama at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 5 Oct 2013 13:51:30 +0100
> > Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm trying to install =dev-python/pycrypto-2.6-r2 for python3.3,
> > > but for some reason the relevant USE flag is (-masked). I haven't
> > > found it masked anywhere in the profile
> > > (default/linux/amd64/13.0). Where else could it be? It can't be
> > > global since I have many 3.3 packages built and in use, e.g.
> > > =dev-python/numpy-1.7.1.
> >
> > Somewhere in profiles. You're best searching every file under
> > profiles for all mentions of either pycrypto or
> > python_targets_python_3_3.
> >
> 
> I did, but looks like I overlooked something - the flag is *masked* by
> eapi-5-files/use.stable.mask. However, both the ebuilds are EAPI 5.
> The mask should apply to both, but it doesn't. There isn't an
> exception defined for numpy in profiles either (there are hits in
> ChangeLogs, use- descs and two package.masks in foreign architectures
> and prefixes).

Are you aware of what the ".stable" bit does? Quoth the spec:

    These files, however, only act on packages that are merged due to a
    stable keyword

It's a silly feature, but we're required to support it...

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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