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* fbissey@... <fbissey@...> [20110809 17:21:10]:
> Quoting VulK <etn45p4m@...>:
>
> > Hi,
> > Thank you for the explanation: I kind of guessed that some part of sage were
> > omitted to adapt the two packaging system but your explanation gave me the
> > details I was missing.
> > As you said the combinat queue is/should be a real mess of continuous
> > updates (at least this is what I was told) so I am not entirely sure how well
> > an ebuild would perform, in case you decide to spend some time on it I will
> > gladly be a guinea pig for testing it out.
> > I do not understand sage package system in details so my request may just be
> > stupid but is it possible to produce separate ebuilds for the different part
> > of sage that are now stripped? If not for all of those can this be
> > done for the
> > various packages in $SAGE_ROOT/devel ? If an ebuild is not feasible, can
> > USE flags be used to select which extensions to include at compile time?
> >
> The details are a bit long to explain but everything provided by sage is
> currently split. Technically what is missing is some scripts from the spkg
> sage_scripts (provided by our sagebaselayout ebuild). Most of the files in
> $SAGE_LOCAL/bin of a vanilla install that starts with sage are provided
> by this
> spkg. And we omit a lot of them, some are already installed only on use flag
> request. We could add more if it was useful and feasible from a package
> management perspective.
>
> I must say that talking with sagedevelopers interested in sage installed with
> portage there is a possibility that some stuff may come back in some form once
> we figured it out.
Do you mean that in a distant future sage package system *might* become
portage?
> Something like sage combinat creates a new sage branch.
> There is a possibility that we could allow such a branch to be created
> inside a
> user account (not system wide) and allow its use. But that's still some
> way off
> on my map. In fact it may come as a surprise to my fellow sageongentoo devs.
>
> Francois
>
>
VulK



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