--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0025.html 2004/11/11 21:34:45 1.2 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0025.html 2005/04/01 01:32:29 1.3 @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ --> - + GLEP 25 -- Distfile Patching Support @@ -24,8 +24,7 @@ [GLEP Index] [GLEP Source] -
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  • Patch Creation
  • -
  • Backwards Compatability
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  • Backwards Compatibility
  • Reference Implementation
  • References
  • Copyright
  • @@ -292,8 +291,8 @@ the transition and offer patches for people to test out.

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    Backwards Compatability

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    Backwards Compatibility

    As noted in The Proposed Solution, a system using patching and sharing out it's distfiles must share out it's alternate md5 db. Any system that uses the distfiles share must support the alternate md5 db also. If this is considered @@ -301,7 +300,7 @@ alternate md5 into a subdirectory of distdir- portage only looks within distdir, unwilling to descend into subdirectories.

    Also note that Distfile Mirror Additions may add additional backwards -compatability issues, depending on what solution is accepted.

    +compatibility issues, depending on what solution is accepted.

    Reference Implementation

    @@ -309,20 +308,20 @@
    Title:Distfile Patching Support
    Version:1.2
    Version:1.3
    Last-Modified:2004/11/11 21:34:36
    Last-Modified:2005/04/01 01:32:19
    Author:Brian Harring <ferringb at gentoo.org>
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    [1]http://dev.gentoo.org/~ferringb/patches/kdelibs-3.1.4-3.1.5.{patch,diff}.bz2.
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    [2](1, 2) kdelibs-3.1.4-3.1.5.patch.bz2, switching format patch, created via diffball-0.4_pre4 (diffball is available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/diffball) Bzip2 -9 compressed, the patch is 75,687 bytes, uncompressed it is 337,649 bytes. The patch is available at http://dev.gentoo.org/~ferringb/kdelibs-3.1.4-3.1.5.patch.bz2 for those curious.
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    [3]Glep9, 'Gentoo Package Update System' @@ -334,12 +333,12 @@

    Copyright

    This document has been placed in the public domain.

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