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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 15:52:07 -0500
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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