Re: Misclassification of packages; "libs" and "doc" sections
>>>>> "Eyal" == Eyal Lotem <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Eyal> In my oppinion, this represents the weakness of heirarchial
Eyal> structures for classification. In my oppinion, 'lib',
Eyal> 'sound' and the rest of those should be 'boolean properties'
Eyal> or 'qualifiers' of a package, so that you can look for all
Eyal> the 'lib packages', all the 'sound packages', or whatever
Eyal> combination you may want. (libasound would be both a lib
Eyal> package, and a sound package). This could fit in with the
Eyal> 'package pools' idea perhaps. This would cancel out the
Eyal> possibility to store it within a file system heirarchy, but
Eyal> is that very helpful?
try to assign a directory based on the qualifiers?
if package.sound then package.dir = sound
else if package.devel then package.dir = devel
else if package.lib then package.dir = lib
I think you get the idea; not sure if this will be useful or not
Brian May <email@example.com>