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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 22:07:37
Message-Id: 201112061706.34344.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles by Brian Harring
On Tuesday 06 December 2011 16:52:55 Brian Harring wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 03:52:07PM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > 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. > > We really need something generic here rather than just introducing new > files; this basically duplicates sets for example.
sets isn't in stable portage yet, right ? and is it stackable in profiles ? -mike

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