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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
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