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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Are tags just sets?
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 09:03:58
Message-Id: 20110626100043.034dd91a@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Are tags just sets? by "Michał Górny"
On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 10:54:44 +0200
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> > I'm highly doubtful that there's any real need for different kinds > > of repository-provided sets. We especially don't want sets to be > > code... > > Simple things like getting a list of packages which own a particular > file (for rebuilds) or grepping a variable are useful to users.
That's something done by sets as provided by the package mangler, not something done by repository-specified sets.
> For example, the x11 overlay provides a set to rebuild the xorg server > modules after an update.
That's just a list of package specs. The user then says "only the ones of these that I have installed" by the way the set is used. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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