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Bug 366169

Summary: [gnome overlay] sys-apps/accountsservice should use systemd.eclass to install systemd units
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Michał Górny <mgorny>
Component: [OLD] GNOMEAssignee: Gentoo Linux Gnome Desktop Team <gnome>
Severity: enhancement Keywords: InOverlay
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 365937    

Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2011-05-06 05:35:53 UTC
Upstream does supply a set of systemd unit files in the distribution tarball and an ability to control installation of those files through the --with/--without-systemdsystemunitdir option. The ebuild is currently unaware of these options, making installation of systemd units pkgconfig file dependant and thus automagic.

The ebuild shall use systemd.eclass to handle installation of the systemd unit files in a clean and unified way.

The preferred way to handle that is to use autotools-utils eclass, and call `systemd_to_myeconfargs' before `autotools-utils_src_configure', as in:

	inherit autotools-utils systemd

	src_configure() {
		local myeconfargs=(
			$(use_enable foo)


If you're not interested in migrating to autotools-utils, there is also a legacy `systemd_with_unitdir' function, which could be used like that:

	inherit systemd

	src_configure() {
		econf \
			$(use_enable foo) \
			--with-bar \

Currently introduction of the eclass will cause the package to install systemd unit files unconditionally. If you don't like that concept, feel free to take a vote on the appropriate gentoo-dev ml topic. The eclass behaviour might change in future.