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Bug 836030 - app-arch/alien: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Summary: app-arch/alien: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Thomas Raschbacher
Depends on:
Blocks: forbidden-variable-use
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Reported: 2022-03-26 03:35 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-07-02 20:07 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-03-26 03:35:43 UTC
This package uses variables banned in some scopes. This may stop working in future versions of Portage.

$ pkgcheck scan -k VariableScope app-arch/alien
  VariableScope: version 8.95-r1: variable 'D' used in 'src_prepare', line 32
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-07-02 20:07:08 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit fcfd3a35a6e1f2b003094cb2d53f87719765476e
Author:     David Seifert <>
AuthorDate: 2022-07-02 20:06:52 +0000
Commit:     David Seifert <>
CommitDate: 2022-07-02 20:06:52 +0000

    app-arch/alien: update EAPI 6 -> 8
    Signed-off-by: David Seifert <>

 .../alien/{alien-8.95-r1.ebuild => alien-8.95-r2.ebuild}  | 15 +++------------
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)