Rather than limiting the GLEP to list changes from GLEP 44, include a short inline explanation of the base Manifest format. This makes the standard more standalone, and GLEP 44 did not do a very good job of describing the format either.
Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <mgo...@gentoo.org> --- glep-0074.rst | 6 ++++++ 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+) diff --git a/glep-0074.rst b/glep-0074.rst index 0117c4b..ff8002f 100644 --- a/glep-0074.rst +++ b/glep-0074.rst @@ -68,6 +68,12 @@ repurposed as a generic *tag* that could also indicate additional (non-checksum) metadata. Appropriately, those tags can be followed by other space-separated values. +The Manifest file is a line-oriented text file. Every line comprises +a single Manifest entry and consists of one or more fields separated +by a single space character (``U+0020``). The tags and their +corresponding fields are defined in the `modern Manifest tags`_ +and `deprecated Manifest tags`_ sections. + Unless specified otherwise, the paths used in the Manifest files are relative to the directory containing the Manifest file. The paths must not reference the parent directory (``..``). Forward slash (``/``) -- 2.37.3