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Bug 909954 - dev-python/python-efl: needs to use PEP517 build (DistutilsNonPEP517Build)
Summary: dev-python/python-efl: needs to use PEP517 build (DistutilsNonPEP517Build)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Joonas Niilola
Depends on:
Blocks: 909855
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Reported: 2023-07-08 06:50 UTC by Michał Górny
Modified: 2023-10-08 08:19 UTC (History)
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Description Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-07-08 06:50:30 UTC
This package still uses the legacy eclass code paths.  These paths are deprecated and pose a significant maintenance cost.  Please update the package to use PEP517 build mode.  For more information, please see the Python Guide, particularly;
Comment 1 Sam James archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-07-08 20:40:53 UTC
[Adding this comment en-masse, sorry for the noise, but it's important.)

1. Please take particular care to check file diffs before/after, possibly using `iwdevtools`. Keep a particular eye out for e.g. config files now missing from /etc and instead being in /usr/lib/python*/site-packages, etc.

2. Please make sure to do the migration in a new revision in ~arch, partly because of 1.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2023-10-08 08:19:59 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit efd422d58299d716f8c95896ea383dabfca60b88
Author:     Joonas Niilola <>
AuthorDate: 2023-10-08 08:11:44 +0000
Commit:     Joonas Niilola <>
CommitDate: 2023-10-08 08:19:56 +0000

    dev-python/python-efl: add 1.26.1
    Signed-off-by: Joonas Niilola <>

 dev-python/python-efl/Manifest                 |  1 +
 dev-python/python-efl/python-efl-1.26.1.ebuild | 80 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 81 insertions(+)