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On Wed, 16 Nov 2005 04:07:56 +0100
Marius Mauch <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> IIRC we (=Gentoo as a whole) pretty much agreed to drop the digest
> files in favor of a extended Manifest format. Well, today I wrote some
> initial code for this new format, you can find the result in the
> attachment. It's far from complete, but most basic stuff seems to work
> with some restrictions:
> - `ebuild foo digest` works if you have all SRC_URI files for the
> package (= all ebuilds of that package), however it will not verify
> the Manifest before overwriting it. Also it currently won't create
> the old digests (digestgen is a bit nasty).
> - `emerge foo` should also work (thankfully the parsing could be
> implemented in a simple compat layer)
> - repoman will likely have problems (didn't touch it yet)
> - I didn't add al the fancy exception handling and cvs code (which IMO
> shouldn't be in portage itself but repoman)
> Opinions about adding Manifest2 support to the next "minor" version
> (2.2.0 or 2.0.54 or 2.1.0 or ...)?
Might help if I actually attach the patch.
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