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From: Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <Arfrever@g.o>
To: Gentoo Development <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2009 03:34:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations by Zac Medico
2009-11-06 23:07:58 Zac Medico napisał(a):
> Fabian Groffen wrote: > > On 06-11-2009 19:48:16 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: > >> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote: > >>> In the past when smaller arches were not that active we used to mark > >>> Java packages stable after testing by at least one arch team. The > >>> probability to find arch specific issues in something like Java is not > >>> so high so I think arrangements like this are acceptable when the arch > >>> teams have problems keeping up. > >> I think the same should be extended to other languages such as Perl > >> and Python (unless they have portions which are C/C++) > > > > Sounds like we could benefit from the "noarch" approach known in the RPM > > world, such that all these packages can also be immediately keyworded > > and stabilised for all arches. Would greatly simplify things for a > > great deal of packages, maybe? > > We could introduce "noarch" and "~noarch" KEYWORDS, add "noarch" to > the default ACCEPT_KEYWORDS setting for all profiles, and instruct > unstable users to add "~noarch" to ACCEPT_KEYWORDS.
It seems to be a good idea, but I would prefer to use words "universal" and "~universal" :) . -- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis


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