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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: splitting up package.mask
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 06:51:15 -0400
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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