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From: Marko Mikulicic <marko@××××.org>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Contribute many ebuilds at once
Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2002 10:55:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Contribute many ebuilds at once by Karl Trygve Kalleberg
1 Karl Trygve Kalleberg wrote:
2 >
4 >
5 > The biggest problem for the maintainers is the varying quality of ebuilds.
6 > Few, if any submissions are correct on the first go, and many of the
7 > bugs/problems identified could be checked programmatically.
8 >
9 > Submissions should then be run through a "screening" script that checks
10 > for syntactic and semantic completeness, verifies dependencies,
11 > well-formedness of ebuild, digest, changelog, etc.
12 >
13 > If any of these tests fail, the submitter is notified, and no developers'
14 > time is wasted needlessly until the ebuild script follows all the basic
15 > guidelines and its sources actually compile.
16 >
18 insightful.
19 Do you have a prototype of this new system or the "screening" script ?
21 Should the package submitter decide in which cathegory its'
22 package should go, and how should the RCS string (in ChangeLog +
23 *.ebuild's third line) be formatted ?
25 Marko


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Contribute many ebuilds at once Karl Trygve Kalleberg <karltk@×××××××.no>