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1GLEP: 15 1GLEP: 15
2Title: Gentoo Script Repository 2Title: Gentoo Script Repository
3Version: $Revision: 1.1 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.4 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2003/10/01 13:00:23 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2004/10/25 16:59:16 $
5Author: James Harlow <glep@james.is.never.wrong.nu>, 5Author: James Harlow <hythloday@gentoo.org>,
6Status: Draft 6Status: Approved
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 30 Sep 2003 9Created: 30 Sep 2003
10Post-History: 30-Sep-2003 10Post-History: 30-Sep-2003, 25-Oct-2004
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12 12
13Abstract 13Abstract
14======== 14========
15 15
16There is currently no central repository for scripts that are useful 16There is currently no central repository for scripts that are useful
17in administering a Gentoo system. This GLEP proposes a way to deal 17in administering a Gentoo system. This GLEP proposes a way to deal
18with this issue. 18with this issue.
19
20Status Update
21=============
22
23Expect the first alpha release by the end of November or so.
19 24
20Motivation 25Motivation
21========== 26==========
22 27
23There are many small tasks on a Gentoo system that can be made much 28There are many small tasks on a Gentoo system that can be made much
25experience to write such scripts; those that do have the choice of 30experience to write such scripts; those that do have the choice of
26tracking down scripts on developer's webpages or with a search engine, 31tracking down scripts on developer's webpages or with a search engine,
27or writing them themselves, often duplicating effort that has been 32or writing them themselves, often duplicating effort that has been
28already done by other people. 33already done by other people.
29 34
30A better solution would be to have a repository of these scripts on dev.gentoo.org. 35A better solution would be to have a repository of these scripts on
36www.gentoo.org.
31 37
32Specification 38Specification
33============= 39=============
34 40
35A scripts@gentoo.org email alias would be setup and forwarded to the team that 41A scripts@gentoo.org email alias would be setup and forwarded to the team that
38update links from the main "scripts" page. I would propose it be a 44update links from the main "scripts" page. I would propose it be a
39subproject of the tools or base top level project. The scripts team would 45subproject of the tools or base top level project. The scripts team would
40need commit access to gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/[base|tools]/scripts/.It 46need commit access to gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/[base|tools]/scripts/.It
41shouldn't increase the load on gentoo.org significantly. 47shouldn't increase the load on gentoo.org significantly.
42 48
49The scripts should be divided by type of task, for example sysadmin,
50gentooadmin, misc, and internally well-commented. If there are enough then
51it might be appropriate to have a search interface.
43 52
44Rationale 53Rationale
45========= 54=========
46 55
47A repository on gentoo.org would address the problem of not having a 56A repository on gentoo.org would address the problem of not having a

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