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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:53:15
Message-Id: 201112061552.07652.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles by Zac Medico
On Tuesday 06 December 2011 14:28:02 Zac Medico wrote:
> On 12/06/2011 10:04 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > what might be interesting is if we had a "Gentoo default" set which is > > what would come in a stage3 rather than the current "stage3 is the > > system set". then we could move virtual/ssh out of the system set and > > into the "Gentoo default" set so it'd be easier for people to > > drop/etc... but i'm not familiar enough with the portage support atm to > > say how feasible such an idea would be. > > Similar to how we use packages.build to define the stage1 set, we could > add a packages.default to define the stage3 set. Alternatively, we could > use a meta-package to pull in the defaults, and adjust the stage3 build > to pull in that meta-package automatically.
the packages.default sounds like a good idea as then we'd be able to tweak/stack it on a per-profile basis like existing files. i'll file a release bug on the topic, and then we can talk about moving virtual/ssh out of system and into that. -mike

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Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>