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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2011 21:54:14
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles by Mike Frysinger
On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 03:52:07PM -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 December 2011 14:28:02 Zac Medico wrote: > > On 12/06/2011 10:04 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > > what might be interesting is if we had a "Gentoo default" set which is > > > what would come in a stage3 rather than the current "stage3 is the > > > system set". then we could move virtual/ssh out of the system set and > > > into the "Gentoo default" set so it'd be easier for people to > > > drop/etc... but i'm not familiar enough with the portage support atm to > > > say how feasible such an idea would be. > > > > Similar to how we use to define the stage1 set, we could > > add a packages.default to define the stage3 set. Alternatively, we could > > use a meta-package to pull in the defaults, and adjust the stage3 build > > to pull in that meta-package automatically. > > the packages.default sounds like a good idea as then we'd be able to > tweak/stack it on a per-profile basis like existing files. i'll file a release > bug on the topic, and then we can talk about moving virtual/ssh out of system > and into that.
We really need something generic here rather than just introducing new files; this basically duplicates sets for example. ~harring


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Re: [gentoo-dev] sys-libs/ncurses: punted from system in profiles Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>