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Bug 836110 - sci-libs/linux-gpib-modules: uses variables banned in scope (VariableScope)
Summary: sci-libs/linux-gpib-modules: 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: Andreas K. Hüttel
Depends on: 858170
Blocks: forbidden-variable-use
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Reported: 2022-03-26 03:42 UTC by Sam James
Modified: 2022-07-15 12:14 UTC (History)
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Description Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2022-03-26 03:42:28 UTC
This package uses variables banned in some scopes. This may stop working in future versions of Portage.

$ pkgcheck scan -k VariableScope sci-libs/linux-gpib-modules
  VariableScope: version 4.3.3-r1: variable 'D' used in 'src_compile', lines 52, 53
  VariableScope: version 4.3.4: variable 'D' used in 'src_compile', lines 52, 53
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-04-24 15:42:28 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 7afec29ff20bdae5831a4ea0ac264a323114c221
Author:     Andrew Ammerlaan <>
AuthorDate: 2022-04-24 15:41:34 +0000
Commit:     Andrew Ammerlaan <>
CommitDate: 2022-04-24 15:41:40 +0000

    sci-libs/linux-gpib-modules: update EAPI 6 -> 8
    and fix build with kernel 5.17.X
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Ammerlaan <>

 .../linux-gpib-modules-4.3.4-kernel-5.17.patch     | 24 ++++++++
 .../linux-gpib-modules-4.3.4-r1.ebuild             | 69 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 93 insertions(+)