[crux-devel] CRUX next

Juergen Daubert jue at jue.li
Fri Jul 13 14:51:21 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 04:46:20PM +0200, Juergen Daubert wrote:


> > > b) Keep our repository layout as simple as possible
> > >
> > > At the moment we have official repos for i686 and overlay repos for 
> > > x86_64 and multilib on top of those. That's ok and the best way to do 
> > > it at the moment, but not really neat for the final solution.
> > > I'd suggest to merge everything needed by a) into our core/opt/xorg
> > > repos and add only _one_ additional repo, probably called 'lib32', 
> > > for the compatibility libraries.
> > If we must have one repo for 32bit compatibility it should be called
> > compat32. But I disagree it's not hard to have coe-32 xorg-32 opt-32
> > contrib-32 as jaeger has now.
> What do you mean with hard? From a technical point of view it's not a
> big issue to have three repos instead of one, but it's an issue. You
> have to create the repos, add a user group for each repo, manager user
> for that group etc. But the main point is a different one: IMO most
> users will _not_ need the multilib feature, therefore the idea is to
> keep the impact of it as minimal as possible, or better, to move the
> stuff that is needed for it mostly out of the way. And in this sense
> having six repos instead of three is a big issue ;)


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