> Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a
> feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a
> clean solution that doesn't rely on package manager interaction with
> eclasses. If we quickly draft an EAPI 5 spec, there's still have
> time to have it approved at the next council meeting.
Did I get it right, you are thinking about a special EAPI only for
user patches? I'd say that the feature is not important enough to