> On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 13:39:59 -0400
> Mike Frysinger<vapier@...> wrote:
>> i'm not sure splitting patches out of src_prepare into a dedicated
>> src_patch step would benefit that much. often times, you need to
>> mangle the code before/after patching.
> Right. If we were going to take the EAPI route with this, the easiest
> way would probably be to require that overridden src_prepare functions
> call a magic function called "apply_user_patches_here" (and to barf if
> a src_prepare finished without having called that function).
Also, maybe apply_user_patches_here should have a special return value
if there are no patches to be applied? That way, src_prepare can avoid
an eautoreconf call if there are no patches.