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authorMichał Górny <>2020-04-10 08:25:02 +0200
committerUlrich Müller <>2020-04-22 10:59:43 +0200
commit2ff965cca47efb4288c3fa2c40da4c835d3eb942 (patch)
parentglep-0072: Rename bad depgraph state to 'transitional' (diff)
glep-0072: Use 'testing' for pure ~arch
'Testing' has generally nicer meaning than 'unstable'. Signed-off-by: Michał Górny <> Signed-off-by: Ulrich Müller <>
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/glep-0072.rst b/glep-0072.rst
index 1e906d2..5be7941 100644
--- a/glep-0072.rst
+++ b/glep-0072.rst
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ whitespace-separated columns:
- first column: architecture name (keyword)
- second column: one of the three values ``stable``, ``transitional``,
- ``unstable``
+ ``testing``
Additional columns are ignored to allow for future revisions of this document.
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ An example arches.desc file might look as follows::
x86 stable # not for long
sparc transitional
- m68k unstable outdated
+ m68k testing outdated
Initial value in the gentoo repository
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ Initial value in the gentoo repository
On introduction, the setting will be ``stable`` for all stable architectures,
``transitional`` for all architectures where "inofficial" stable keywords are
maintained and are present in the repository by the arch teams (sh, s390,
-...), and ``unstable`` everywhere else.
+...), and ``testing`` everywhere else.
Meaning of the values for repoman
@@ -138,8 +138,8 @@ A new switch for repoman may be provided to temporarily upgrade
an architecture from ``transitional`` to ``stable`` status (for architecture
team work).
When a profile of an architecture is tested, then repoman treats ``arch``
as an error and aborts. Consistency is only tested for ``~arch``.