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.

Jory A. Pratt
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