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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Consistent Gentoo tool naming scheme</td> 34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Consistent Gentoo tool naming scheme</td>
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36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.3</td>
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38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0024.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2004/03/17 14:17:26</a></td> 38<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0024.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2004/10/25 16:53:16</a></td>
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40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Donnie Berkholz &lt;spyderous&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;,</td> 40<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Donnie Berkholz &lt;spyderous&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;,</td>
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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">deferred</td>
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48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">16 March 2004</td> 48<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">16 March 2004</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">17-Mar-2004</td> 50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">17-Mar-2004, 25-Oct-2004</td>
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55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 55<div class="contents topic" id="contents">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 56<p class="topic-title first"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 57<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li> 58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#status-update" id="id3" name="id3">Status Update</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id3" name="id3">Motivation</a></li> 60<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id4" name="id4">Motivation</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id4" name="id4">Specification</a></li> 61<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id5" name="id5">Specification</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id5" name="id5">Rationale</a></li> 62<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id6" name="id6">Rationale</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 63<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id7" name="id7">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#reference-implementation" id="id7" name="id7">Reference Implementation</a></li> 64<li><a class="reference" href="#reference-implementation" id="id8" name="id8">Reference Implementation</a></li>
64<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id8" name="id8">Copyright</a></li> 65<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id9" name="id9">Copyright</a></li>
65</ul> 66</ul>
66</div> 67</div>
67<div class="section" id="abstract"> 68<div class="section" id="abstract">
68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 69<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
69<p>This GLEP proposes to create a more consistent, logical and usable naming 70<p>This GLEP proposes to create a more consistent, logical and usable naming
70scheme for Gentoo-specific configuration and update tools. It proposes 71scheme for Gentoo-specific configuration and update tools. It proposes
71changing the scheme to gentoo-config-&lt;toolname&gt; and gentoo-update-&lt;toolname&gt;.</p> 72changing the scheme to gentoo-config-&lt;toolname&gt; and gentoo-update-&lt;toolname&gt;.</p>
72</div> 73</div>
74<div class="section" id="status-update">
75<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="status-update">Status Update</a></h1>
76<p>The author notes that this GLEP &quot;needs significant work&quot;, which is
77unlikely to occur until either winter vacation or next summer.
78Marking as deferred for the time being.</p>
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73<div class="section" id="motivation"> 80<div class="section" id="motivation">
74<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 81<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
75<p>A consistent prefix on these tools will allow users to easily find them on the 82<p>A consistent prefix on these tools will allow users to easily find them on the
76system by merely entering &quot;gentoo-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; for a complete listing or 83system by merely entering &quot;gentoo-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; for a complete listing or
77&quot;gentoo-config-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; or &quot;gentoo-update-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; to get a listing of 84&quot;gentoo-config-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; or &quot;gentoo-update-&lt;tab&gt;&lt;tab&gt;&quot; to get a listing of
78the specific category.</p> 85the specific category.</p>
79<p>In the current situation, it is trivial to miss a configuration tool unless one 86<p>In the current situation, it is trivial to miss a configuration tool unless one
80reads a portage log of installed files for a package. Revamping the naming 87reads a portage log of installed files for a package. Revamping the naming
81scheme would enable users to find these tools more easily.</p> 88scheme would enable users to find these tools more easily.</p>
82</div> 89</div>
83<div class="section" id="specification"> 90<div class="section" id="specification">
84<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 91<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
85<p>The following packages and tools are affected (gentoo- prefix removed for ease 92<p>The following packages and tools are affected (gentoo- prefix removed for ease
86of reading, current name follows suggested name):</p> 93of reading, current name follows suggested name):</p>
87<pre class="literal-block"> 94<pre class="literal-block">
88config-kernel 95config-kernel
89x11-base/opengl-update -&gt; config-opengl (opengl-update) 96x11-base/opengl-update -&gt; config-opengl (opengl-update)
101sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-etc (etc-update) 108sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-etc (etc-update)
102sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; config-rc (rc-update) 109sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; config-rc (rc-update)
103</pre> 110</pre>
104</div> 111</div>
105<div class="section" id="rationale"> 112<div class="section" id="rationale">
106<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 113<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
107<p>Three primary options were presented for the naming scheme:</p> 114<p>Three primary options were presented for the naming scheme:</p>
108<ul class="simple"> 115<ul class="simple">
109<li>The current scheme, *-config and *-update. This scheme makes finding a 116<li>The current scheme, *-config and *-update. This scheme makes finding a
110tool difficult, since there is no consistency in the beginning of the name. 117tool difficult, since there is no consistency in the beginning of the name.
111However, it may be easier for people who already know such a tool exists and 118However, it may be easier for people who already know such a tool exists and
127<p>After two discussions on gentoo-dev, the majority favored this unified prefix 134<p>After two discussions on gentoo-dev, the majority favored this unified prefix
128for the tools, with a minority in objection, variously favoring one of the 135for the tools, with a minority in objection, variously favoring one of the
129first two schemes above.</p> 136first two schemes above.</p>
130</div> 137</div>
131<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 138<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility">
132<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 139<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
133<p>To ensure a smooth transition, a wrapper script will be provided in the old 140<p>To ensure a smooth transition, a wrapper script will be provided in the old
134location. This wrapper will print a warning, sleep 5 seconds, then run the 141location. This wrapper will print a warning, sleep 5 seconds, then run the
135tool from its new location. The wrapper script should be provided for the next 142tool from its new location. The wrapper script should be provided for the next
136two new ebuilds for the package, whether they are revision or version bumps. 143two new ebuilds for the package, whether they are revision or version bumps.
137On the third update, the wrapper script will be removed.</p> 144On the third update, the wrapper script will be removed.</p>
138<p>In addition, einfo warnings will be added in the ebuilds for the first three 145<p>In addition, einfo warnings will be added in the ebuilds for the first three
139new ebuilds. They will run in one more ebuild beyond removal of the wrapper 146new ebuilds. They will run in one more ebuild beyond removal of the wrapper
140script.</p> 147script.</p>
141</div> 148</div>
142<div class="section" id="reference-implementation"> 149<div class="section" id="reference-implementation">
143<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1> 150<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1>
144<p>not yet ..</p> 151<p>not yet ..</p>
145</div> 152</div>
146<div class="section" id="copyright"> 153<div class="section" id="copyright">
147<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 154<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
148<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 155<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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