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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Consistent Gentoo tool naming scheme</td> 276<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> 278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.5</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> 282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Donnie Berkholz &lt;dberkholz&#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> 284<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> 290<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> 292<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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57<ul class="simple"> 299<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li> 300<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
301<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> 302<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> 303<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> 304<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> 305<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> 306<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> 307<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id9" name="id9">Copyright</a></li>
65</ul> 308</ul>
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67<div class="section" id="abstract"> 310<div class="section">
68<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 311<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id2" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
69<p>This GLEP proposes to create a more consistent, logical and usable naming 312<p>This GLEP proposes to create a more consistent, logical and usable naming
70scheme for Gentoo-specific configuration and update tools. It proposes 313scheme 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> 314changing the scheme to gentoo-config-&lt;toolname&gt; and gentoo-update-&lt;toolname&gt;.</p>
72</div> 315</div>
73<div class="section" id="motivation"> 316<div class="section">
317<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" id="status-update" name="status-update">Status Update</a></h1>
318<p>The author notes that this GLEP &quot;needs significant work&quot;, which is
319unlikely to occur until either winter vacation or next summer.
320Marking as deferred for the time being.</p>
321</div>
322<div class="section">
74<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id3" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 323<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
75<p>A consistent prefix on these tools will allow users to easily find them on the 324<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 325system 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 326&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> 327the specific category.</p>
79<p>In the current situation, it is trivial to miss a configuration tool unless one 328<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 329reads a portage log of installed files for a package. Revamping the naming
81scheme would enable users to find these tools more easily.</p> 330scheme would enable users to find these tools more easily.</p>
82</div> 331</div>
83<div class="section" id="specification"> 332<div class="section">
84<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id4" name="specification">Specification</a></h1> 333<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="specification" name="specification">Specification</a></h1>
85<p>The following packages and tools are affected (gentoo- prefix removed for ease 334<p>The following packages and tools are affected (gentoo- prefix removed for ease
86of reading, current name follows suggested name):</p> 335of reading, current name follows suggested name):</p>
87<pre class="literal-block"> 336<pre class="literal-block">
88config-kernel 337config-kernel
89x11-base/opengl-update -&gt; config-opengl (opengl-update) 338x11-base/opengl-update -&gt; config-opengl (opengl-update)
100sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-env (env-update) 349sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-env (env-update)
101sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-etc (etc-update) 350sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; update-etc (etc-update)
102sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; config-rc (rc-update) 351sys-apps/baselayout -&gt; config-rc (rc-update)
103</pre> 352</pre>
104</div> 353</div>
105<div class="section" id="rationale"> 354<div class="section">
106<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 355<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
107<p>Three primary options were presented for the naming scheme:</p> 356<p>Three primary options were presented for the naming scheme:</p>
108<ul class="simple"> 357<ul class="simple">
109<li>The current scheme, *-config and *-update. This scheme makes finding a 358<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. 359tool 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 360However, it may be easier for people who already know such a tool exists and
126easier-to-find tools.</p> 375easier-to-find tools.</p>
127<p>After two discussions on gentoo-dev, the majority favored this unified prefix 376<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 377for the tools, with a minority in objection, variously favoring one of the
129first two schemes above.</p> 378first two schemes above.</p>
130</div> 379</div>
131<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 380<div class="section">
132<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 381<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
133<p>To ensure a smooth transition, a wrapper script will be provided in the old 382<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 383location. 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 384tool 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. 385two new ebuilds for the package, whether they are revision or version bumps.
137On the third update, the wrapper script will be removed.</p> 386On 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 387<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 388new ebuilds. They will run in one more ebuild beyond removal of the wrapper
140script.</p> 389script.</p>
141</div> 390</div>
142<div class="section" id="reference-implementation"> 391<div class="section">
143<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1> 392<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="reference-implementation" name="reference-implementation">Reference Implementation</a></h1>
144<p>not yet ..</p> 393<p>not yet ..</p>
145</div> 394</div>
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147<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1> 396<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
148<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p> 397<p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
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