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Ravi Pinjala wrote:
> Richard Brown wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 03:39, Ravi Pinjala <ravi@...> wrote:
>>> One of my occasional frustrations with Gentoo is that it's more
>>> difficult than it needs to be to install a package from a tarball, and
>>> still have its files tracked by a package manager. The simplest thing
>>> I've found to do is to create an ebuild in my personal overlay and use
>>> that, but not everybody wants/needs to learn how to write ebuilds.
>> Have a look at importare, one of the paludis clients.
> ...wow, that's exactly what I had in mind. I should really keep up with
> Paludis more.
> Would creating something like this for portage be a reasonable GSoC
> project, or should I look for something else?
Well I wonder if there's enough work to do if just porting importare to