[gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2009-01-06 Thread Ryan Hill
On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 01:12:23 +0100 Fabio Rossi ross...@inwind.it wrote: I'm proposing to reorganize the files related to Gentoo inside /var/lib. Currently we have this situation (at least on my system): /var/lib/eselect /var/lib/gentoo/enews /var/lib/herdstat/ /var/lib/module-rebuild

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Fabio Rossi
On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Duncan wrote: Except that... in theory, some or all of those apps could technically be used on/for other distributions and platforms as well. Yes, this is the theory but I think they'll be never ported to other distributions. Few/none of the other apps,

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Jeremy Olexa
Fabio Rossi wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Duncan wrote: Except that... in theory, some or all of those apps could technically be used on/for other distributions and platforms as well. Yes, this is the theory but I think they'll be never ported to other distributions. sabayon

[gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Duncan
Jeremy Olexa darks...@gentoo.org posted 495b81ab.3040...@gentoo.org, excerpted below, on Wed, 31 Dec 2008 08:28:59 -0600: Fabio Rossi wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Duncan wrote: Except that... in theory, some or all of those apps could technically be used on/for other distributions

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Fabio Rossi
On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Jeremy Olexa wrote: Fabio Rossi wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Duncan wrote: Except that... in theory, some or all of those apps could technically be used on/for other distributions and platforms as well. Yes, this is the theory but I think they'll

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Ben de Groot
Duncan wrote: ... But IMO the entire debate is a bunch of bikeshedding, which implies it's reasonably safe to assume the status quo is likely to remain. I agree. The proposal does not seem to offer any real improvement that would be noticeable either by end users or Gentoo developers. Looks

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-31 Thread Marius Mauch
On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 16:15:54 +0100 Fabio Rossi ross...@inwind.it wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Jeremy Olexa wrote: Fabio Rossi wrote: On Wednesday 31 December 2008, Duncan wrote: Except that... in theory, some or all of those apps could technically be used on/for other

[gentoo-dev] Re: reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-30 Thread Duncan
Fabio Rossi ross...@inwind.it posted 200812310112.24019.ross...@inwind.it, excerpted below, on Wed, 31 Dec 2008 01:12:23 +0100: I'm proposing to reorganize the files related to Gentoo inside /var/lib. Currently we have this situation (at least on my system): /var/lib/eselect