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From: Corentin Chary <iksaif@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: kentfredric@×××××.com
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] euscan GSoC project - requesting feedback
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 12:14:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] euscan GSoC project - requesting feedback by "Michał Górny"
On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2012 14:07:58 +1200 > Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com> wrote: > >> On 27 June 2012 19:51, Federico "fox" Scrinzi <fox91@×××××.no> wrote: >> > The main question is: what would you like to have on this dashboard? >> > Currently (in the development version) there's the possibility to >> > login and watch/unwatch packages/categories/herds/... and see the >> > watched stuff in the account dashboard. We're planning on >> > implementing a weekly(?) custom newsletter based on the packages >> > you're watching, which features would you like? >> > >> > The project repo for the GSoC is here: >> > >> > >> > Thanks! >> > >> >> For the most part it seems to get upstream / portage versioning right, >> but occasionally you get miss-matches for some reason. >> >> It would be nice to allow to provide some mapping mechanism that >> existed on the overlay itself to inform euscan how to map upstream >> versions to downstream ones, but implementing that would be far too >> complex I feel. >> >> Instead, it would be nice to have a mechanism in the interface to set >> a "Upstream version is" value for each package if euscan can't tell. >> >> Ie: >> >> >> >> Upstream is 0.71 , portage is ( normalised ) to 0.710.0 , and these >> are in fact the same version. So in 0.710.0 , it would be nice to be >> able to set the upstream version manually to 0.71 so that euscan no >> longer reported it as outdated. > > I think we could actually handle perl pretty easily. I believe euscan > will start using CPAN API to check the package versions, and we can > embed the normalization there.
It's already the case: but my mangling functions are probably broken in some cases. If somebody with a better knowledge of CPAN versionning scheme could fix them it would be great ! Thanks,


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Re: [gentoo-dev] euscan GSoC project - requesting feedback Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com>