Difference between pages "Custom Profiles" and "Merge Funtoo 1.0 profile support into gentoo"

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== Introduction ==
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This page is a proposal for integrating the Funtoo profile system into Gentoo Linux.
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=== Reference ===
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* [[Funtoo 1.0 Profile]] - description of the system.
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* [[Creating Profiles]] - how to add the profile system to a non-Funtoo tree.
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* [[Portage Profile Logic]] - How Portage processes profiles.
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=== Authors ===
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* [[User:Zerochaos]]
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* [[User:Drobbins]]
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* [[User:Oleg]]
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== Requirements and Design Ideas ==
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=== Eselect Profile Support ===
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We want eselect-profile to support both the funtoo style profiles and the gentoo style profiles at the same time First thought, says if /etc/{,portage}/make.profile is a symlink, only show gentoo style profiles; this will hide the changes from unsuspecting users so they don't accidently set an experimental profile as gentoo tries to catch up.
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If /etc/{,portage}/make.profile is not a symlink, then show a list of old style profiles and new style profiles.
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This may require funtoo to remove profiles.desc and profiles.eselect.desc from gentoo before replicating.
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=== Catalyst Support ===
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* seems trivial, support catalyst setting new style profiles.
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* input requested from funtoo team on suggested syntax
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=== Build Profiles in Gentoo ===
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Build prototype profiles in gentoo for all possible x86/amd64 varients.
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* mgorny has some good ideas here for multilib stuff
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* blueness has some good ideas for hardened and alternative libc implementations
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=== Piggy-Back System for Funtoo ===
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Funtoo currently imports various settings from the existing Gentoo system profiles. The new Gentoo profile system should be designed to facilitate this "piggy-backing" to allow for maximum collaboration between Gentoo and Funtoo Linux.

Latest revision as of 04:02, 4 July 2014

Introduction

This page is a proposal for integrating the Funtoo profile system into Gentoo Linux.

Reference

Authors

Requirements and Design Ideas

Eselect Profile Support

We want eselect-profile to support both the funtoo style profiles and the gentoo style profiles at the same time First thought, says if /etc/{,portage}/make.profile is a symlink, only show gentoo style profiles; this will hide the changes from unsuspecting users so they don't accidently set an experimental profile as gentoo tries to catch up.

If /etc/{,portage}/make.profile is not a symlink, then show a list of old style profiles and new style profiles. This may require funtoo to remove profiles.desc and profiles.eselect.desc from gentoo before replicating.

Catalyst Support

  • seems trivial, support catalyst setting new style profiles.
  • input requested from funtoo team on suggested syntax

Build Profiles in Gentoo

Build prototype profiles in gentoo for all possible x86/amd64 varients.

  • mgorny has some good ideas here for multilib stuff
  • blueness has some good ideas for hardened and alternative libc implementations

Piggy-Back System for Funtoo

Funtoo currently imports various settings from the existing Gentoo system profiles. The new Gentoo profile system should be designed to facilitate this "piggy-backing" to allow for maximum collaboration between Gentoo and Funtoo Linux.