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From: Michael Krelin <gentoodoo@××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 22:00:34
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [soc] Python bindings for Paludis by Ciaran McCreesh
1 >>> It depends upon the degree to which one specifies 'sendmail
2 >>> compatibility'. Does it mean "shares some of the same commandline
3 >>> options" or "shares exactly the same configuration file format and
4 >>> all bugs and produces identical output"?
5 >> I think Mike mentioned compatiblebinaries. Not sure if he implied
6 >> identical output, but compatible command line would be nice. I don't
7 >> think it's a huge obstacle for paludis, though.
8 >
9 > If it's just an issue of command line, then it's not an issue at all.
10 > Even configuration support isn't a major problem (Paludis trunk has
11 > highly experimental and highly buggy partial Portage config reading
12 > support). The question is whether scripts that, say, parse emerge -pv
13 > output have to carry on working.
15 I think this requirement would put portage itself in quite uncomfortable
16 situation.
18 Love,
19 H
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[gentoo-dev] Re: [soc] Python bindings for Paludis Steve Long <slong@××××××××××××××××××.uk>