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To: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
From: Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>
Subject: Re: Tree breakage
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 01:27:45 -0800
On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 14:16, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Thursday 01 April 2004 04:05 am, Spider wrote:
> > I'm growing a bit tired of all you folks you consiously brak the tree
> > and introduce update-blockers by not re-generating Manifest files when
> > you commit.
> 
> i'm probably the biggest person who does this ... and the reason i mentioned 
> before is that manifests mean nothing ...
> the 'security' they were designed to offer is non existent and as such, i 
> never felt they were worth regenerating
> 
> if we had, say signed manifests, i would most def make sure to use all the 
> proper tools to make sure the packages were signed properly ...
> -mike
> 
> --
> gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list

The problem is that FEATURES="strict" exists and is documented, so
things will cause breakage, I believe, if the Manifests contain false
information.

I wonder if the infrastructure team are able to arrange it so that
commits without repoman simply won't be allowed..
-- 
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