Gentoo Archives: gentoo-qa

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-qa@l.g.o
Cc: Steve Dibb <beandog@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 10:50:28
Message-Id: 200803140651.15897.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask by Steve Dibb
On Thursday 13 March 2008, Steve Dibb wrote:
> Because package.mask in CVS for profiles is so huge, I think it might > help it to get organized if we split it up a bit. > > halcyon had a good idea for the scheme: testing, broken, removal. That > seems to sum up the main 3 reason that a package would be masked. > > Right now there are 679 entries in package.mask. The reason I came up > with the idea was to find a way to make it easier for treecleaners to > quickly see which ones they were working on. > > I'd like to take the discussion to -dev but wanted to get QA's thoughts > first. I haven't looked into whether or not this is technically > feasible at all.
i think the real solution here is allowing masking in a package -mike

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Re: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>