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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2009 05:13:33
Message-Id: 20091106231350.64be8490@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations by Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, 6 Nov 2009 22:36:05 +0530
Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote: > > Sounds like we could benefit from the "noarch" approach known in the RPM > > world, such that all these packages can also be immediately keyworded > > and stabilised for all arches.  Would greatly simplify things for a > > great deal of packages, maybe? > > > > This is a good idea; themes, wallpapers, fonts, game-data (stuff that > mostly installs into /usr/share) could easily fall in this category. A > lot of python modules are arch-independant as well (upstream has been > thinking of splitting the install structure to put such things in > /usr/share/python2.6/<etc>). > > Examples of packages: > gnome-extra/gnome-games-extra-data > x11-themes/gnome-icon-theme > kde-base/kdebase-wallpapers > games-fps/quake3-data > app-text/poppler-data > media-fonts/dejavu
dejavu isn't a good example as it's (optionally) built with fontforge. but other fonts that are basically unpack and install are. -- fonts, Character is what you are in the dark. gcc-porting, wxwidgets @ gentoo EFFD 380E 047A 4B51 D2BD C64F 8AA8 8346 F9A4 0662

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