Gentoo Archives: gentoo-releng

From: Mikey <mikey@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-releng] Re: Feature Requests for 2006.1
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 15:35:58
Chris Gianelloni wrote:

> package. Second, a bug should be filed requesting the package be added. > Please make sure that your request has not already been filed before > filing a new bug report.
If the bug is RESOLVED WONTFIX, such as 69707, would you prefer a new one be opened or the existing one to be used?
> we have done in the past, as it separates out into "desktop" and > "server" profiles. The "desktop" profile is very similar to what we > have always had on each release. The "server" profile is new, and has > none of the typical desktop USE flags enabled, making it ideal for > server usage. I plan on also creating some sort of "developer" profile > which will inherit from both "desktop" and "server" profiles, once > portage has support for multiple inheritance, so it might not make it > into the 2006.1 profiles. I am looking for suggestions for USE flags to > add to these two profiles, so feel free to make suggestions. Please > cite some reasoning for why you think each USE flag you recommend should > be either enabled or disabled. The profiles are at > profiles/default-linux/x86/dev/2006.1/desktop and > profiles/default-linux/x86/dev/2006.1/server for you to peruse. They > are completely functional profiles at this time.
A couple of suggestions. In order to head off religious wars, it might be nice to have individual profiles for kde/gnome desktops. I also suggest perhaps calling the fully loaded developer desktop a "workstation", i.e. server, desktop, workstation profiles. And, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for starting work on a server profile!!!!


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Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: Feature Requests for 2006.1 Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>