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1GLEP: 44 1GLEP: 44
2Title: Manifest2 format 2Title: Manifest2 format
3Version: $Revision: 1.1 $ 3Version: $Revision: 1.2 $
4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/12/06 03:34:21 $ 4Last-Modified: $Date: 2005/12/06 16:19:37 $
5Author: Marius Mauch <genone@gentoo.org>, 5Author: Marius Mauch <genone@gentoo.org>,
6Status: Draft 6Status: Draft
7Type: Standards Track 7Type: Standards Track
8Content-Type: text/x-rst 8Content-Type: text/x-rst
9Created: 04-Dec-2005 9Created: 04-Dec-2005
10Post-History: 05-Dec-2005 10Post-History: 06-Dec-2005
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12 12
13Abstract 13Abstract
14======== 14========
15 15
244No timeframe for implementation is presented here as it is highly dependent 244No timeframe for implementation is presented here as it is highly dependent
245on the completion of each step. 245on the completion of each step.
246 246
247In summary it can be said that while a full conversion will take over a year 247In summary it can be said that while a full conversion will take over a year
248to be completed due to compability issues mentioned above some benefits of the 248to be completed due to compability issues mentioned above some benefits of the
249system can be selectively be used as soon as step 2) is completed. 249system can selectively be used as soon as step 2) is completed.
250 250
251 251
252Other problems 252Other problems
253============== 253==============
254 254
255Impacts on infrastructure 255Impacts on infrastructure
256------------------------- 256-------------------------
257 257
258While one long term goal of this proposal is to reduce the size of the tree 258While one long term goal of this proposal is to reduce the size of the tree
259and therefore make life for the Gentoo Infrastructure this will only take effect 259and therefore make life for the Gentoo Infrastructure easier this will only
260once the implementation is rolled out completely. In the meantime however it 260take effect once the implementation is rolled out completely. In the meantime
261will increase the tree size due to keeping checksums in both formats. It's not 261however it will increase the tree size due to keeping checksums in both formats.
262possible to give a usable estimate on the degree of the increase as it depends 262It's not possible to give a usable estimate on the degree of the increase as
263on many variables such as the exact implementation timeframe, propagation of 263it depends on many variables such as the exact implementation timeframe,
264Manifest2 capable portage versions among devs or the update rate of the tree. 264propagation of Manifest2 capable portage versions among devs or the update
265It has been suggested that Manifest files that are not gpg signed could be 265rate of the tree. It has been suggested that Manifest files that are not gpg
266mass converted in one step, this could certainly help but only to some degree 266signed could be mass converted in one step, this could certainly help but only
267(according to a recent research [#gpg-numbers]_ about 40% of all Manifests in 267to some degree (according to a recent research [#gpg-numbers]_ about 40% of
268the tree are signed, but this number hasn't been verified). 268all Manifests in the tree are signed, but this number hasn't been verified).
269 269
270 270
271Reference Implementation 271Reference Implementation
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