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Bug 420617 - app-portage/g-cpan-0.16.4 does not read /etc/portage/make.conf
Summary: app-portage/g-cpan-0.16.4 does not read /etc/portage/make.conf
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Robin Johnson
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-06-11 02:20 UTC by William Throwe
Modified: 2014-07-14 11:45 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description William Throwe 2012-06-11 02:20:59 UTC
Checking the source, line 50 reads

foreach my $file ( "$ENV{HOME}/.gcpanrc", "/etc/make.conf", "/etc/make.globals" ) {

Since /etc/portage/make.conf seems to be encouraged these days, it should also be in the search list.
Comment 1 Sergiy Borodych 2012-06-12 10:07:05 UTC
Comment 2 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-06-17 12:50:11 UTC
Patched in 0.16.4-r1 waiting for a whole new release or something.
Comment 3 Tony Vroon (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-07-14 11:45:44 UTC
+*g-cpan-0.16.5 (14 Jul 2014)
+  14 Jul 2014; Tony Vroon <> +g-cpan-0.16.5.ebuild:
+  Release incorporating fixes from bugs #420617, #424657 & #484108. With both
+  my thanks and my apologies to Sergiy Borodych, Roberto Araneda & Petr Pisar.