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Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Aug 3 21:06:16 CEST 2009


Am 31.07.2009 um 18:47 schrieb Philip Brown:
> If there were a simplified published API, for the source tree, that  
> would
> accept and interface build systems other than gar, then perhaps  
> Peter F
> (and "others" *cough*) would be more inclined to check their stuff  
> into it.
> for example, if there were a flat namespace in the source tree, and  
> if it
> were always possible to do
> cd mgar/pkg/softwarename
>  #and then one or more of
>  make
>  make package
>  (?make clean?)
> Define an absolute top-level "API" that doesnt require GAR, and you  
> might
> see more stuff in there, even from the "GAR-o-phobes"
> Right now, you have sort of a defacto one from GAR usage. But you  
> havent
> formally stated, "as long as you follow [this API], its ok even if  
> you're
> not using gar]"

I like this approach - it is simple. We are talking about the packages  
three maintainers here. Phil, Peter, James: Would you be willing to  
your recipes to the repository with these three entry points?

 From there we can go forward.

Best regards

   -- Dago

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