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From: Alec Warner <antarus@g.o>
To: gentoo-qa@l.g.o
Cc: Steve Dibb <beandog@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 14:54:31
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask by Mike Frysinger
On 3/14/08, Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:
> On Thursday 13 March 2008, Steve Dibb wrote: > > Because package.mask in CVS for profiles is so huge, I think it might > > help it to get organized if we split it up a bit. > > > > halcyon had a good idea for the scheme: testing, broken, removal. That > > seems to sum up the main 3 reason that a package would be masked. > > > > Right now there are 679 entries in package.mask. The reason I came up > > with the idea was to find a way to make it easier for treecleaners to > > quickly see which ones they were working on. > > > > I'd like to take the discussion to -dev but wanted to get QA's thoughts > > first. I haven't looked into whether or not this is technically > > feasible at all. > > > i think the real solution here is allowing masking in a package > > -mike > >
You want to add a metadata key and cache it you mean? -Alec -- gentoo-qa@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-qa] splitting up package.mask Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>