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Bug 604896 - pkgmove should move /etc/portage/env entries
Summary: pkgmove should move /etc/portage/env entries
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
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Reported: 2017-01-07 08:41 UTC by Christopher Head
Modified: 2017-01-07 08:47 UTC (History)
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Description Christopher Head 2017-01-07 08:41:20 UTC
When a pkgmove occurs, lots of files in /etc/portage are automatically updated. However, directories and files in /etc/portage/env are not renamed (I don’t mean the .conf files that are referred to from /etc/portage/package.env, I mean the files that match the name of a package directly and can add things like custom post-stage functions). In fact there is no notice at all, so not having noticed that a package was renamed (it’s not like emerge tells you—it just prints a lot of dots), there’s no indication whatsoever that your carefully crafted custom stage functions are going to stop being used.

Reproducible: Always