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 diff --git a/decisions/summary-20090312.tex b/decisions/summary-20090312.texnew file mode 100644index 0000000..f1e3da5--- /dev/null+++ b/decisions/summary-20090312.tex@@ -0,0 +1,131 @@++\summary{2009}{3}{12}++\agendaitem{EAPI-3 Proposals}+\index{EAPI!3}++Reference: \url{http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=pPAJXP6shYH78lCXeqRqCUQ}++ Note: The following two proposals were discussed before it was realized+ that there was not sufficient time to discuss all of them. At that point a+ call for objections to any of the proposals found at above URL was asked +for,+ and none were made. A full list of proposals for EAPI 3 follow.++\begin{itemize}+ \item + New phase: pkg_pretend\index{pkg_pretend}+ + This phase is most useful for displaying conflicting USE flags at+ dependency resolution time(pretend), though it has various other uses+ so that errors about installing the package can be displayed before+ installation of packages begin.++ Conclusion:+ Approved for the draft.+ \item+ USE dependencies\index{USE dependencies}\index{dependencies!use +flag}++ This may be needed when one wishes to depend on a package with a+ certain USE flag but if the USE flag is not present in that package+ assume it is on or off(+ and - respectively).++ Conclusion:+ Approved for the draft.++ \item+ Multislot Dependency Specifications\index{multislot +dependencies}\index{dependencies!multislot}+ + This allows ebuils to tell the package manager that runtime+ dependencies are not swappable(:1 installed at runtime can't be+ removed even though :2 'satisfies' the dependency).++ \item+ PROPERTIES mandatory in cache\index{PROPERTIES}\index{metadata cache}+ + Some information provided by this variable is useful at --pretend+ time(interactive packages). ++ \item+ DEFINED_PHASES mandatory in cache\index{DEFINED_PHASES}\index{metadata cache}+ + Same reasons as for PROPERTIES, but is also useful for determining+ the phases a package provides with just the cache.++ \item+ Provide a default src_install prototype.\index{src_install}+ + Get rid of the need for the src_install functions with just emake+ install in them. Some discussion is needed to clear up issues with a+ DOCS variable for extra documentation and a list of docs to+ automatically get installed.++ \item+ Provide a docompress function.\index{docompress}+ + This function serves as a replacement for prepalldocs. docompress+ can optionally compress files in /usr/share/doc according to a set of+ inclusion and exclusion lists.++ \item+ Provide a '-r' option to dodoc\index{dodoc}+ + Providing a way to put dodoc in recursive mode is widely accepted.++ \item+ Make doins preserve symlinks\index{doins}\index{symlinks}+ + This obsoletes the cp -R constructs frequently seen and is easy to+ implement.++ \item+ Limit values in \$USE to those in + \$IUSE.\index{USE}\index{IUSE}\index{USE_EXPAND}+ + Certain USE_EXPAND flags may be in USE even if they aren't+ specifically set in IUSE. Eliminate this.+\end{itemize}++ Next Action:+ The Council agreed to have portage implement as many of these as+ possible in a month and then make that EAPI 3.++ +\agendaitem{GLEP 54}++ Thomas(tanderson) sent out a comparison of \glep{54 }and the liveebuild +proposals.+ Among those discussing GLEP 54 there was a general consensus that+ there was nothing wrong with it as a first step to get correct+ ordering. Luca(lu_zero) commented that all he was concerned about was+ that there was not enough 'meat' to the GLEP.++ Next Action:+ Doug(Cardoe) and Luca(lu_zero) intend to write a+ GLEP to handle the second part of the problem(making the revision+ available to ebuilds/package manager/users.++\agendaitem{GLEP 55}++ Petteri, Zac, and Ciaran were supposed to benchmark the various+ proposals and report back. Zac did not write the code for portage so+ Petteri had nothing to report on this issue. Ciaran commented that+ the solutions other than \glep{55} had a 50\% slowdown in the valid +cache+ situation compared to GLEP55, but did not post the raw numbers or the+ patches used.++ Next Action:+ Zac needs to benchmark the proposals in portage.++ +\agendaitem{Open Floor}+\index{KEYWORDS}+++Migration of KEYWORDS from ebuilds to profiles:+ Ned Ludd(solar) brought this up, but it came up in the middle of agenda+ items so was not talked about much. Some points were made that such a scheme+ would require a git conversion, but nothing was agreed upon.