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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@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 06:54:50
Message-Id: 20120629085314.70899001@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] euscan GSoC project - requesting feedback by Kent Fredric
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 longer reported it as outdated.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. -- Best regards, Michał Górny


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