new eclass and portage category: octave-forge.eclass and dev-octave
Donnie Berkholz <email@example.com> writes:
> On 13:57 Thu 10 Jul , Markus Dittrich wrote:
> > The sci herd would like to propose the addition of a new
> > octave-forge.eclass as well as a new portage category dev-octave to
> > house new octave-forge ebuilds.
> If the ebuilds are truly simple templates (as they appeared from a quick
> glance), perhaps a script more like g-cpan or g-pypi would be merited
> instead of large numbers of trivial ebuilds?
Thank you very much for your comments. The octave-forge.eclass
turned out to be much more effective than I initially anticipated
and the individual octave-forge ebuilds are now indeed mostly
simple templates. I will have to have a closer look at g-cpan to see
if we'd be able to fit the octave-forge ebuilds into such a framework.
If so, this may be the way to go and would avoid cluttering
the portage tree unnecessarily.
Markus Dittrich (markusle)
Gentoo Linux Developer
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