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1GLEP: 22 1GLEP: 22
2Title: New "keyword" system to incorporate various userlands/kernels/archs 2Title: New "keyword" system to incorporate various userlands/kernels/archs
3Version: $Revision: 1.3 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.4 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2004/06/06 00:40:06 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2004/06/06 00:41:40 $
5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org> 5Author: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@gentoo.org>
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 6-Mar-2004 9Created: 6-Mar-2004
126Profiles 126Profiles
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129Along with an explosion of keywords comes a concomitant explosion of potential 129Along with an explosion of keywords comes a concomitant explosion of potential
130profiles. Just as in the current system, the profile name would be 130profiles. Just as in the current system, the profile name would be
131"DESCRIPTION-KEYWORD-VERSION" (such as "default-s390-2004.1"). One drawback 131"FLAVOR-KEYWORD-VERSION" (such as "default-s390-2004.1"). One drawback
132to having a large number of profiles is that maintainance becomes a 132to having a large number of profiles is that maintainance becomes a
133significant problem. In fact, one could reasonably argue that the current 133significant problem. In fact, one could reasonably argue that the current
134number of profiles is already too many to be easily maintained. One proposal 134number of profiles is already too many to be easily maintained. One proposal
135that has been raised to simplify matters is the idea of stackable, or 135that has been raised to simplify matters is the idea of stackable, or
136cascading, profiles, so that only differences between profiles would have to 136cascading, profiles, so that only differences between profiles would have to

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