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From: Alexey Shvetsov <alexxy@g.o>
Subject: Re: amd64-fbsd profile marked 'stable'
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 19:29:36 +0300
Hi!

May be you can share stages and install instructions for this?

Alexis Ballier писал 2012-05-08 15:33:
> Hi,
>
> I've just marked the profile 'default/bsd/fbsd/amd64/9.0' as 'stable'
> in profiles.desc. I've been careful not to keyword anything with 
> broken
> deps, and its now forbidden. It is the first g/fbsd profile marked as
> such.
>
> Consequences for devs: broken deps are not allowed anymore; people 
> are,
> like for standard arches, expected to drop keywords and fill a
> rekeywording bug.
>
> Rationale:
> - x86-fbsd has been a 'dev' profile for so long that the
> majority of the packages have broken deps, meaning moving it to a
> 'stable' profile is almost impossible. I do not want to repeat this
> error for amd64-fbsd
> - people usually do not run repoman -d, and as such, it is common to
>   get (core or not) packages that are uninstallable on g/fbsd. This
>   wont happen anymore and will make devs and users happier :=)
>
> cons: there's no stable amd64-fbsd keyword, i suppose that if we want
> some day to stabilize it, it'll be hard with a 'stable' profile, but 
> we
> can temporarily switch it back to 'dev' while doing it, and without
> preventing broken deps it'll be almost impossible to do this anyway.
>
> Regards,
>
> A.

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Best Regards,
Alexey 'Alexxy' Shvetsov
Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute, NRC Kurchatov Institute, 
Gatchina, Russia
Department of Molecular and Radiation Biophysics
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Gentoo Linux Dev
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