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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: prefix chaining
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 11:04:44 +0100
Give me some decent time to go through the large amount of work you've
done.  You can't expect me to catch up in a few minutes, can you?  Where
possible, I'd like to commit stuff to the prefix portage sources,
instead of patching separately.

Thanks


On 25-03-2009 10:43:51 +0100, Markus Duft wrote:
> Hi!
> 
> i'm done working on my prefix-chaining project for now. i have
> (attached) patches ready for commit (and 2 new packages, but that should
> not matter to anyone anyway :))
> 
> the one is a newer version of the portage patch i submitted lately, and
> the other one patches baselayout, so that prefix chaining can work.
> 
> for all these things i can say: they won't hurt anybody, as long as
> there is no READONLY_EROOT set in make.conf, which should not be the
> case ;) that's the trigger that activates all changes.
> 
> if there is no READONLY_EROOT, behaviour of all parts of portage and
> baselayout should be exactly the same.
> 
> ok to commit? maybe we could think about checking the portage patch into
> the prefix-portage svn tree?
> 
> since i haven't commented on the baselayout patch yet, i'll do it here
> (the portage patch is basically the same as the one i submitted lately,
> with small improvements):
> 
> etc/env.d/00basic:
> 	* added EPREFIX variable, since if the currently used portage
> 	  instance comes from a chained prefix, portage needs to be
> 	  explicitly informed of the EPREFIX. this should not disturb
> 	  anybody, since it can be overridden after starting the prefix
> 	  again...
> etc/profile:
> 	* the profile now sources all profiles (recursively) of all
> 	  parent prefixes in the chain.
> 	* if we are in a chained environment, some variables need
> 	  speacial treatment, since i want some of the chained envs to
> 	  be there in the current prefix. (PATH, MANPATH and in some
> 	  cases PKG_CONFIG_PATH. others may come...)
> 	* if we are in a chained environment, don't append /usr/.. and
> 	  /... paths to PATH, unless we're the top level prefix in the
> 	  chain (which behaves the same as if there where no chain).
> 	* the last hunk is for correctly setting the chained variables
> 	  which i listed above (PATH, MANPATH, etc.).
> 
> Questions?
> 
> If nobody has objections, i'll commit. i'll wait a few hours before
> committing.
> 
> Cheers, Markus




-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level


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-- Markus Duft
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