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From: Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@...>
Subject: Re: some portage-prefix patches
Date: Tue, 01 Aug 2006 17:53:25 +0200
Thanks for looking through/applying the patches!

Which repository do you use ?
There've been discussions on the list where to host the repository - did
I miss something ?

On Tue, 2006-08-01 at 15:06 +0200, exg@g.o wrote:
> > [01-defaultpath.patch] (minor)
> > Also add "${prefix}/lib/portage/bin" to DEFAULT_PATH, to simplify
> the
> > bootstrap process.
> 
> I do not see how it can aid bootstrap.

Well, I do not use the bootstrap-script from the tree, but keep using my
toolsbox, which very-initially was used to bootstrap prefix-portage.
Here I install portage (and bash,wget,sandbox,python,...) to a different
prefix than the domain-prefix I give to portage's configure, to have a
fully portage-managed prefix.
It was a bit easier for me to have this in default path too.
> 
> > [02-ebuildenv-ROOT.patch] (minor)
> > Moved trailing 'os.sep' from EDEST to ROOT.
> 
> What is it needed for?

This is to be compatible with upstream-portage: in some ebuilds I found
tweaks using "${ROOT}usr/bin", failing if ROOT doesn't have trailing
slash (sys-devel/libperl, dev-lang/perl, net-nds/openldap, ...).
The removal from EDEST is not really necessary, just for some
double-slash prettyness.

> > [04-interactive-ebuild.patch] (enhancement)
> > The most interesting one: Add interactive-feature to portage, usage:
> > FEATURES=interactive emerge package
> > FEATURES=interactive ebuild package.ebuild [unpack|compile|
> install|...]
> 
> This is not prefix specific; you should send it to the
> gentoo-portage-dev mailing list.


> > [11-rpath-autofix.patch] (normal)
> > Do the "Auto fixing rpath" thing for to-be-merged files, not for
> already
> > merged ones.
> 
> Ditto.
> 
Sure, but I do not have this patches for upstream-portage yet, as I need
and use them for prefix-portage.
How much has portage-prefix-2.1.14 to do with official portage-2.1 (from
the SVN-POV) ?

> > [12-readonly-tree.patch] (normal)
> > Fix situations where the ebuild cannot be copied twice if tree is
> > readonly. Maybe the second ebuild-cp could be removed.
> 
> Ditto.

For the readonly tree I have to say that I have an improved sandbox,
also wrapping the stat()-call, removing write-permission on readonly
files. Will paste the sandbox-patches soon, but I'm unsure yet if they
are ready for upstream-sandbox.
> 
> > [05-checked-binaries.patch] (normal)
> > Use the binaries figured out by configure for
> sandbox/bash/mv/prelink.
> 
> No, we want a path lookup for those to have some flexibility,
> especially
> for bash.

Can't remember what the real issue was to me, will do some more testing
without this patch.
> 
> > [09-wget-bootstrap.patch] (minor)
> > Use the wget found by configure, not PREFIX/usr/bin/wget per default
> in
> > make.globals. This makes bootstrap easier.
> 
> I do not see how, given that we bootstrap wget too.

Ditto.
> 
> > [10-portageq-root.patch] (normal)
> > Do not pass ROOT to 'portageq', or portageq will try to create
> > ${ROOT}${EPREFIX}/var/tmp, which incorrectly results to
> > ${EDEST}/${EPREFIX}${EPREFIX}/var/tmp
> > Figured out this with an improved sandbox.
> 
> I don't think it's the right place to fix it, I'll look into the
> problem. How have you figured it out exactly?

I have a patched sandbox which can prevent creation of ${D}${EPREFIX}

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