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Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 26-01-2009 17:49:45 +1300, Alistair Bush wrote:
>> Please find attached the output of repoman over java-experimental. I
>> was only able to achieve this after a few modifications to portage trunk
>> (http://rafb.net/p/NknPVL65.html). There are a few things to be aware of.
>> 1) I haven't got a clue whether it actually works. I would actually
>> like ppl to confirm that it does/discover where it doesn't
>> 2) Im interested to know what doesn't work, but im not actually
>> expecting those patches to be the final implementation. This is
>> something that _just seems to work_. Therefore don't be surprised if
>> nothing more comes of this. Hopefully these patches work in all
>> situations but they may not requiring a far more invasive
>> implementation. I have no experience with the portage codebase so I
>> doubt I could do that implementation.
>> The patch will be posted to gentoo-dev.
> before you do, it might make sense to remove the hardcoded reference to
> your overlay on your disk ;)
#Im hardcoding this as I haven't a clue how to figure out
#path of overlay based on repo_name without doing it manually and im am
#currently only supports 1 level of master, should be updated to handle
#of parents and parent parents.
> zmedico is usually quite open for patches, but I guess you need to make
> it a little bit more generic than it is now.
> My 0.02