Gentoo Archives: gentoo-scm

From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-scm@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-scm] Thin Manifests for git
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2010 08:21:44
Message-Id: 20100420082357.GB16150@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-scm] Thin Manifests for git by "Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto"
On 20-04-2010 00:16:33 +0000, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote:
> >> Well, you are indeed right that the switch should be performed > >> on a better fine-tuned basis as with the current solution, developers > >> would have to manually trick portage into generating full Manifests for > >> their current GIT repositories. > >> > >> Have you got any suggestions regarding the filename? > > > > 'thin_manifest' to enable usage of the DIST-only Manifest entries? > > Let's not add another one-time file for such changes. > There was a talk sometime ago with Brian and Zac about adding a new file > to repos to list the features they support - the manifest type could be > one feature in that file.
Sounds good to me. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level