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From: Christopher Schwan <cschwan@××××××××××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Opportunities to use slot operators
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 09:39:24
Message-Id: 2047118.lrJGOsM85g@cschwan-laptop
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Opportunities to use slot operators by Rich Freeman
1 On Sunday 14 April 2013 09:09:13 Rich Freeman wrote:
2 > For whoever is interested I tossed together a script to identify
3 > packages that would immediately benefit from slot operator
4 > dependencies but which are not doing so.
5 >
6 > The list can be found at:
7 >
8 >
9 > This was generated by:
10 >
11 >
12 > Feel free to make use of either as you see fit, make improvements,
13 > submit improvements, fork, whatever. If one of your packages is on
14 > the list feel free to update it! (And yes, I realize that in many
15 > cases this may have been done with newer versions of the packages not
16 > on the list - I didn't make any attempts to filter that out.)
17 >
18 > Also, I'm sure I've used the portage API in less-than-ideal ways.
19 > Having not really used it before this was half a learning exercise.
20 > Feel free to send me suggestions/pointers. If somebody knows of an
21 > easy way to process metadata in python (short of just parsing the xml
22 > myself) let me know - I didn't see any kind of API for that.
23 >
24 > Rich
26 Is it possible to check a local overlay? Specifying CPV for a single ebuild
27 works, but I wonder if its possible to parse an entire overlay at once.
29 Christopher


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Opportunities to use slot operators Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o>