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From: Ned Ludd <solar@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Agenda for October meeting next Monday 2009-10-12
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 10:54:18 -0700
On Sat, 2009-10-10 at 00:20 +0200, Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >>>>> On Sat, 10 Oct 2009, Luca Barbato wrote:
> 
> > I'd just ask portage devs what is their take and go with it.
> 
> Quoting Zac from <http://bugs.gentoo.org/264130#c31>:
> | For the record, I'm in favor of unconditional preservation of mtimes.
> | If the package manager assumes a role in changing mtimes then that's
> | taking control away from the ebuild and that seems like an unnecessary
> | potential source of conflict.
> 
> Ulrich

Luca's and Zac's comments work for me.

Either PMS seems to be about documenting ebuild syntax. If we force in a
change for mtimes then it's no different than forcing a given syntax for
VDB/binpkg handling etc. And I have a feeling we don't really want to
open that can of worms.




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