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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@...>
Subject: Re: sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 13:52:55 -0800
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.
~harring


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