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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 17:06:33 -0500
On Tuesday 06 December 2011 16:52:55 Brian Harring wrote:
> 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.

sets isn't in stable portage yet, right ?  and is it stackable in profiles ?
-mike
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