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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Adding a tiny install-mask directory list to gx86
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:40:23
Message-Id: 20110916133948.GE5000@comet
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Adding a tiny install-mask directory list to gx86 by "Michał Górny"
On 11:36 Fri 16 Sep     , Michał Górny wrote:
> The question is: where to store such a directory list? > > Keeping it inside project sources doesn't seem right as it would > require me to bump and re-release project every time a directory is > added. Keeping it in separate package which would need to be kept in > sync doesn't seem too good either. > > That's why I'm considering including a tiny file in gx86 (and possibly > other repositories) itself. Such a file could have a simple format and > specify mappings of 'install-mask names' (similar to USE flag names) > to lists of directories and possibly descriptions.
Do something like layman or repoman where it auto-fetches periodically. Layman has the advantage of also supporting add-on files in addition to the main one. I don't want this in my repo. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Council Member / Sr. Developer Gentoo Linux Blog: http://dberkholz.com

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