On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 16:52 +0100, Enrico Scholz wrote:
skvidal(a)phy.duke.edu (seth vidal) writes:
>> > I'm not talking about using the distro provided comps.xml - I'm
>> > talking about using that format for specifying the packages
>> > installed in the chroots.
>> What would be the advantage of this? You will have to maintain yet
>> another configuration file with an ugly format (XML), and it will not
>> work with other depsolvers like apt or smartpm.
> Right, I'm having trouble trying to figure out why we're bothering with
> support for other depsolvers at this time. We just need to build now.
When we want to build now, I do not understand why code for new
technology (comps.xml) shall be added, while existing technology
(manual package-lists) is already working...
comps.xml isn't new technology. All the support is there. No waiting.