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Bug 836080 - media-tv/v4l-dvb-saa716x: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Summary: media-tv/v4l-dvb-saa716x: 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: Martin Dummer
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Blocks: forbidden-variable-use
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Reported: 2022-03-26 03:40 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-05-24 07:01 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-03-26 03:40:10 UTC
This package uses variables banned in some scopes. This may stop working in future versions of Portage.

$ pkgcheck scan -k VariableScope media-tv/v4l-dvb-saa716x
  VariableScope: version 0.0.1_p20170225-r5: variable 'EROOT' used in 'src_compile', line 48
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-05-24 07:01:06 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 67854481c9fbb50ca7ee4393de3f6f2dd26c68e7
Author:     Martin Dummer <>
AuthorDate: 2022-03-27 14:10:04 +0000
Commit:     Joonas Niilola <>
CommitDate: 2022-05-24 07:00:33 +0000

    media-tv/v4l-dvb-saa716x: fix pkgcheck VariableScope error
    remove use of variable 'EROOT' in 'src_compile'
    EAPI 8
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.30, Repoman-3.0.3
    Signed-off-by: Martin Dummer <>
    Signed-off-by: Joonas Niilola <>

 media-tv/v4l-dvb-saa716x/v4l-dvb-saa716x-0.0.1_p20170225-r5.ebuild | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)