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To: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
From: Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o>
Subject: Re: tree-layout.tex small cleanup
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:34:39 +0200
On Saturday 19 September 2009 22:25:41 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:15:40 +0200
> 
> Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o> wrote:
> > Three small edits.
> >
> > - Removing a sentence that has no content, but spans three lines
> 
> No, the two sentences you're removing both have meaning:
> 
> The first says that it's ok for things to exist in profiles/categories
> that don't have a directory
Rationale for that?

> The second says that the package manager mustn't treat empty categories
> and categories that don't exist differently.
Not quite. What it says is that an empty and a non-existing category are 
equivalent, which doesn't explain how to treat them. Your current 
interpretation is already a large improvement.

> Both are necessary.
No, first one is confusing to read, second one is a tautology.
 
> > - Simplifying the ebuild naming - since suffix is always "ebuild"
> > there is no need to use an indirection
> >
> > - Fixing the list because "suffix is ebuild" now is redundant
> 
> Uhm. That part of the patch doesn't apply, and the revision against
> which you're basing it isn't in the repository. Where did you get
> 'b78fde2' from?
>
Oh. I have over 900 lines diff already. Just pulling out the obvious changes 
before moving on to the more subjective and debatable ones. 



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