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From: "Alec Warner" <antarus@g.o>
Subject: Re: splitting up package.mask
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 07:54:28 -0700
On 3/14/08, Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:
> 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
>
>

You want to add a metadata key and cache it you mean?

-Alec
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