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From: "René 'Necoro' Neumann" <lists@××××××.eu>
To: Alec Warner <antarus@×××××××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Automation: Making package.mask better
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 05:26:57
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Alec Warner schrieb:
>> It has been a proposal only ... :) As I thought that automatic parsing >> of arbitrary textfiles is an ugly thing to do ... But if you like this >> more *shrug* do it ^^ >> >> - - Nec > > And the alternative to parsing arbitrary text files is? Why do you > think it's ugly? > > -Alec >
It is ugly, because you have to write an (error prone) parser by yourself instead of using a generic one (for XML, sexps or whatever). And it is easier to format the file in a wrong way and thus leading to sth unwanted ... But I don't think, this discussion leads somewhere ... (sorry that I brought that topic at all). In the end it's the decision of the poor guy who has to do the work :) - - Nec -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - iD8DBQFGpDvk4UOg/zhYFuARAkRQAJoD4kXoG1sBnHxvIYQ6EKHPRii/ogCeOOxk AXDAYTywLoRAs4EBQTaiCTQ= =/mFL -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- gentoo-project@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-project] Automation: Making package.mask better Robert Buchholz <rbu@g.o>