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From: VulK <etn45p4m@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] sage queues
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 03:26:10
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] sage queues by
* fbissey@××××××××××××.nz <fbissey@××××××××××××.nz> [2011-08-09 17:21:10]:

> Quoting VulK <etn45p4m@×××××.com>: > > > Hi, > > Thank you for the explanation: I kind of guessed that some part of sage were > > omitted to adapt the two packaging system but your explanation gave me the > > details I was missing. > > As you said the combinat queue is/should be a real mess of continuous > > updates (at least this is what I was told) so I am not entirely sure how well > > an e-build would perform, in case you decide to spend some time on it I will > > gladly be a guinea pig for testing it out. > > I do not understand sage package system in details so my request may just be > > stupid but is it possible to produce separate ebuilds for the different part > > of sage that are now stripped? If not for all of those can this be > > done for the > > various packages in $SAGE_ROOT/devel ? If an e-build is not feasible, can > > USE flags be used to select which extensions to include at compile time? > > > The details are a bit long to explain but everything provided by sage is > currently split. Technically what is missing is some scripts from the spkg > sage_scripts (provided by our sage-baselayout ebuild). Most of the files in > $SAGE_LOCAL/bin of a vanilla install that starts with sage are provided > by this > spkg. And we omit a lot of them, some are already installed only on use flag > request. We could add more if it was useful and feasible from a package > management perspective. > > I must say that talking with sage-developers interested in sage installed with > portage there is a possibility that some stuff may come back in some form once > we figured it out.
Do you mean that in a distant future sage package system *might* become portage?
> Something like sage -combinat creates a new sage branch. > There is a possibility that we could allow such a branch to be created > inside a > user account (not system wide) and allow its use. But that's still some > way off > on my map. In fact it may come as a surprise to my fellow sage-on-gentoo devs. > > Francois > >


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