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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Extending metadata.xml</td> 276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Extending metadata.xml</td>
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40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Heinrich Wendel &lt;sysop&#32;&#97;t&#32;heinospage.de&gt;,</td> 282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Heinrich Wendel &lt;sysop&#32;&#97;t&#32;heinospage.de&gt;,</td>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td> 290<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003</td>
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292<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">02-Jul-2003, 11-Nov-2004</td>
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55<ul class="simple"> 299<ul class="simple">
56<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id5" name="id5">Abstract</a></li> 300<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id5" name="id5">Abstract</a></li>
301<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id6" name="id6">Status</a></li>
57<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id6" name="id6">Motivation</a></li> 302<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id7" name="id7">Motivation</a></li>
58<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id7" name="id7">Specification</a></li> 303<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id8" name="id8">Specification</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id8" name="id8">Rationale</a></li> 304<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id9" name="id9">Rationale</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id9" name="id9">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 305<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id10" name="id10">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#reference-implementation" id="id10" name="id10">Reference Implementation</a></li> 306<li><a class="reference" href="#reference-implementation" id="id11" name="id11">Reference Implementation</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id11" name="id11">References</a></li> 307<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id12" name="id12">References</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id12" name="id12">Copyright</a></li> 308<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id13" name="id13">Copyright</a></li>
64</ul> 309</ul>
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66<div class="section" id="abstract"> 311<div class="section">
67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 312<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
68<p>As the latest development in Gentoo and Portage added the metadata.xml file 313<p>As the latest development in Gentoo and Portage added the metadata.xml file
69to each package, which provides information about the package and it's 314to each package, which provides information about the package and it's
70maintainers, this GLEP proposes to extend this format in order to simplify 315maintainers, this GLEP proposes to extend this format in order to simplify
71the .ebuild format.</p> 316the .ebuild format.</p>
72</div> 317</div>
73<div class="section" id="motivation"> 318<div class="section">
319<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
320<p>Timed out</p>
321</div>
322<div class="section">
74<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 323<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
75<p>The metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a> standard was accepted and it already contains some 324<p>The metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a> standard was accepted and it already contains some
76information about the packages (longdescription).</p> 325information about the packages (longdescription).</p>
77</div> 326</div>
78<div class="section" id="specification"> 327<div class="section">
79<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 328<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
80<p>Add the tags &lt;description&gt; &lt;homepage&gt; &lt;license&gt; to the metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id2" name="id2">[1]</a> and 329<p>Add the tags &lt;description&gt; &lt;homepage&gt; &lt;license&gt; to the metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id2" name="id2">[1]</a> and
81remove them from the .ebuild files. All ebuilds and the emerge -S feature 330remove them from the .ebuild files. All ebuilds and the emerge -S feature
82have to be changed to use the new format.</p> 331have to be changed to use the new format.</p>
83</div> 332</div>
84<div class="section" id="rationale"> 333<div class="section">
85<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 334<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
86<p>The three tags description, homepage and license are mostly the same in all 335<p>The three tags description, homepage and license are mostly the same in all
87versions of an ebuild, but they must be added to each version. In order to 336versions of an ebuild, but they must be added to each version. In order to
88simplify the .ebuild format they can be moved to the new metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id3" name="id3">[1]</a> file. 337simplify the .ebuild format they can be moved to the new metadata.xml <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id3" name="id3">[1]</a> file.
89This would also allow different descriptions for different languages (lang 338This would also allow different descriptions for different languages (lang
90attribute) and there are no problems when a programm changes it license 339attribute) and there are no problems when a programm changes it license
91(restrict attribute).</p> 340(restrict attribute).</p>
92</div> 341</div>
93<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 342<div class="section">
94<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 343<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
95<p>As it will take some time to do the changes on every ebuild, portage should still 344<p>As it will take some time to do the changes on every ebuild, portage should still
96support the old format for some time.</p> 345support the old format for some time.</p>
97</div> 346</div>
98<div class="section" id="reference-implementation"> 347<div class="section">
99<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1> 348<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" id="reference-implementation" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1>
100<p>not yet ...</p> 349<p>not yet ...</p>
101</div> 350</div>
102<div class="section" id="references"> 351<div class="section">
103<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" name="references">References</a></h1> 352<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id12" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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107<tr><td class="label"><a name="id4">[1]</a></td><td><em>(<a class="fn-backref" href="#id1">1</a>, <a class="fn-backref" href="#id2">2</a>, <a class="fn-backref" href="#id3">3</a>)</em> Gentoo Herds Project 356<tr><td class="label"><a name="id4">[1]</a></td><td><em>(<a class="fn-backref" href="#id1">1</a>, <a class="fn-backref" href="#id2">2</a>, <a class="fn-backref" href="#id3">3</a>)</em> Gentoo Herds Project
108[<a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/herds/#doc_chap2">http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/herds/#doc_chap2</a>]</td></tr> 357[<a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/herds/#doc_chap2">http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/herds/#doc_chap2</a>]</td></tr>
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112<div class="section" id="copyright"> 361<div class="section">
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