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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Adding a tiny install-mask directory list to gx86
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:39:48 -0500
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.

-- 
Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Council Member / Sr. Developer
Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.com
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