Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-18 Thread Alex Alexander
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 09:05:58AM +0100, Peter Hjalmarsson wrote: I sometimes think the main problem is the tree itself. Portage really should had a directory of its own, but maybe with anoher structure, like /var/portage, /var/portage/tree (the current PORTDIR), /var/portage/distfiles (i.e.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-18 Thread Antoni Grzymala
Alex Alexander dixit (2010-01-18, 11:07): On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 09:05:58AM +0100, Peter Hjalmarsson wrote: I sometimes think the main problem is the tree itself. Portage really should had a directory of its own, but maybe with anoher structure, like /var/portage, /var/portage/tree (the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-18 Thread Michael Haubenwallner
Alex Alexander wrote: On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 09:05:58AM +0100, Peter Hjalmarsson wrote: I sometimes think the main problem is the tree itself. Portage really should had a directory of its own, but maybe with anoher structure, like /var/portage, /var/portage/tree (the current PORTDIR),

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-18 Thread Sebastian Pipping
On 01/16/10 19:52, Peter Hjalmarsson wrote: That is for the overlays, yeah? But hov about the cache_*.xml files? I think what he meant was that should layman really only has one directory? One for cache (downloaded/downloadable lists of overlays? in /var/cache/layman/?), one for the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-17 Thread Benedikt Böhm
On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:55 AM, Sebastian Pipping sp...@gentoo.org wrote: On 01/16/10 23:46, Benedikt Böhm wrote: One thing all you /usr naggers forget is, that /var cannot be shared read-only via nfs (or bind mounts in case of virtual servers). Why is that?  Please tell more. Maybe you

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-16 Thread Michael Higgins
On Sat, 16 Jan 2010 19:57:39 +0100 Peter Hjalmarsson x...@rymdraket.net wrote: lör 2010-01-16 klockan 19:31 +0100 skrev Jörg Schaible: dev-ran...@mail.ru wrote: On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 01:57:38PM +0100, Ben de Groot wrote: 2010/1/16 Peter Volkov p...@gentoo.org: layman cache is

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-16 Thread Sebastian Pipping
On 01/16/10 23:46, Benedikt Böhm wrote: One thing all you /usr naggers forget is, that /var cannot be shared read-only via nfs (or bind mounts in case of virtual servers). Why is that? Please tell more. Sebastian

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-16 Thread Benedikt Böhm
On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Michael Higgins li...@evolone.org wrote: Yes, PORTDIR default location under /usr was a totally stupid thing. Please don't repeat it... One thing all you /usr naggers forget is, that /var cannot be shared read-only via nfs (or bind mounts in case of virtual

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [rfc] layman storage location (again)

2010-01-16 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Saturday 16 January 2010 17:46:08 Benedikt Böhm wrote: On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Michael Higgins li...@evolone.org wrote: Yes, PORTDIR default location under /usr was a totally stupid thing. Please don't repeat it... One thing all you /usr naggers forget is, that /var cannot be