grobian at gentoo
Feb 24, 2006, 2:49 AM
On 20-02-2006 13:02:49 +0100, Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò wrote:
Re: OSX only packages: where to store them?
[In reply to]
> On Sunday 19 February 2006 11:21, Grobian wrote:
> > Question for now is whether we want to add these packages to some
> > separate tree, either within or outside of Gentoo, or have them in the
> > main tree. In the latter case, we can make a separate category
> > (macos-only?) to put them in, or try to mix them in the tree (where
> > would qt-mac fit? and should it require a virtual because it provides
> > qt?)
> First "quick step" would be to put them on gentoo-alt overlay for the first
> rounds, I thought we already discussed that.
I don't really understand your (over) reaction here. But alas.
> Remember the past with other devs ranting because stuff was shoved into the
> tree without enough testing, or with an audience so limited that likely
> nobody would use them.
I don't think anyone implied that we should do that immediately. I was
just asking for opinions. Not sure how I want to do it in the end.
> About categories... a sys-* category is not the case... qt-mac would probably
> fill into dev-libs as there's not a precise category for it (x11-libs carries
> the x11 versions).
True. Defenitely a better place for it. Problem remains with the
package still on micro level, that it "provides" qt somehow.
> P.S.: a wxMac ebuild shouldn't be difficult to prepare, either.. when I wrote
> wxlib eclass I had that in mind...
Might be a nice addition to the 'group'.
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