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Abstract

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Status

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The council rejected this GLEP in favor of starting from a package manager +API and requiring Gentoo package managers in the tree to support that +API. (That API is still pending, however.)

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Abstract

To support alternatives to the official package manager (portage, at the time of this writing), some sane ground rules need to be set. Specifically, no alternative ebuild-based package manager may be added to the tree unless it @@ -315,7 +322,7 @@ (without change) by the official package manager.

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Specification

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Specification

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Rationale

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Rationale

The first rule sets a reasonable bar for adding an alternative package manager to the tree. Note that if an ebuild currently in the tree doesn't work with the official package manager, it isn't expected to @@ -343,7 +350,7 @@ or to the existing official package manager, etcetera.

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Notes

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Notes

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Backwards Compatibility

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Backwards Compatibility

Pretty much the whole point, and it's explicit here.

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Copyright

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Copyright

This document has been placed in the public domain.

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