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Bug 910033

Summary: sys-apps/kcheck: needs to use PEP517 build (DistutilsNonPEP517Build)
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Michał Górny <mgorny>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Sam Jorna (wraeth) <wraeth>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   
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Bug Blocks: 909855    

Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-07-08 06:58:32 UTC
This package still uses the legacy eclass code paths.  These paths are deprecated and pose a significant maintenance cost.  Please update the package to use PEP517 build mode.  For more information, please see the Python Guide, particularly; https://projects.gentoo.org/python/guide/migration.html#migrating-to-pep-517-builds
Comment 1 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-07-08 20:40:53 UTC
[Adding this comment en-masse, sorry for the noise, but it's important.)

1. Please take particular care to check file diffs before/after, possibly using `iwdevtools`. Keep a particular eye out for e.g. config files now missing from /etc and instead being in /usr/lib/python*/site-packages, etc.

2. Please make sure to do the migration in a new revision in ~arch, partly because of 1.