On 07/10/18 16:35, M. J. Everitt wrote: > On 10/07/18 21:09, William Hubbs wrote: >> On Mon, Jul 09, 2018 at 03:54:35PM -0700, Zac Medico wrote: >>> On 07/09/2018 03:27 PM, M. J. Everitt wrote: >>>> On 09/07/18 23:12, Zac Medico wrote: >>>>> On 07/09/2018 02:34 PM, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote: >>>>>> I'd mostly argue any such change should only affect new systems >>>>>> >>>>> Yes, changing defaults for existing systems would be annoying. >>>>> >>>>> My recommendation is to have catalyst set the new defaults in the stage >>>>> tarballs. >>>>> >>>>> When sys-apps/portage changes its internal defaults, I'd like for the >>>>> upgrade process to call a tool that generates configuration files when >>>>> necessary to ensure that the existing paths remain constant. >>>> I think it should be possible for RelEng to make a start on catalyst >>>> updates - is there anything that would inhibit going ahead with this, >>>> potentially? >>> No, nothing. Whatever catalyst puts it the default config will become >>> our new default. >> I would still like to see notice about what the new defaults are and how >> to migrate current systems to them. >> >> >> Thanks, >> >> William >> >>> -- >>> Thanks, >>> Zac >>> >> >> > I'd like to propose that further to the discussion here on the -dev > mailing list, the Council discuss and make a firm proposal on the new > default paths, and then RelEng can make the appropriate updates to the > catalyst builds. A news item can be compiled, with an appropriate wiki > article perhaps on migration strategy (I may volunteer to format such a > page with some appropriate guidance). > Regards, > Michael / veremitz. > This is a mess, many systems are setup with portage already on a seperate partition for reasons. What advantage does it provide to move the tree now after all these years? I have seen nothing more then lets do this cause I like the ideal lately and it is getting old, there is no benefit that would justify moving the tree or many other changes that are being made in Gentoo lately.
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