[crux-devel] CRUX next

Danny Rawlins monster.romster at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 02:33:55 UTC 2012

On 14/07/12 00:51, Juergen Daubert wrote:
> 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 ;)
> s/three/four/
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Hard meaning not that difficult, but perhaps it would be simpler to have
1 repo to overlay in prt-get.conf far less effort to include 1 instead of 4.

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