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From: Marius Mauch <genone@×××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Some 'proper coding' notes for ebuilds
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2003 15:33:40
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Some 'proper coding' notes for ebuilds by Anthony de Boer
1 On 08/08/03 Anthony de Boer wrote:
3 > Don Seiler wrote:
4 > > Can repoman not be updated to catch what only lintool catches now,
5 > > so that we can have our all-in-one kwik-e-tool?
6 >
7 > The implication I see in the documentation is that repoman is for
8 > Gentoo developers only[0], and implies you need CVS access to the
9 > Gentoo tree, while one shouldn't bother with lintool at all[1]. As a
10 > non-dev wanting to submit the occasional ebuild, I'd like a tool I can
11 > use to make sure I don't miss anything obvious that a CVS committer
12 > would see when he/she runs repoman against my ebuild.
13 >
14 > Hmmm, now I'm wondering what'd happen if I put my ebuilds in a local
15 > CVS repository; would repoman know it wasn't the "real" repository?
16 > If that's the case, the manpage should probably give a pointer about
17 > doing that, and not start off by scaring away non-devs.
19 Have a look at
20 , I posted a repoman
21 version there that works on a local portage tree (the main tree or your
22 overlay).
24 Marius
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29 In the beginning, there was nothing. And God said, 'Let there be
30 Light.' And there was still nothing, but you could see a bit better.