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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.
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