taskGNU Packaging - Tasks: task #4491, packagefs / stowfs


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task #4491: packagefs / stowfs

Submitted by:  Barry deFreese <bddebian>
Submitted on:  Tue Aug 9 02:50:31 2005  
Should Start On: Tue Aug 9 00:00:00 2005Should be Finished on: Wed Aug 9 00:00:00 2006
Category: Package ManagementPriority: 5 - Normal
Status: Ready For TestPrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 80%Assigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenEffort: 0.00

Thu Aug 11 17:16:17 2005, comment #1:

stowfs/unionfs is part of the GNU Hurd, but is currently hosted in at http://sv.nongnu.org/projects/hurdextras.

Alfred M. Szmidt <ams>
Project Administrator
Tue Aug 9 02:50:31 2005, original submission:
    • packagefs/stowfs

This would be the package manager for GNU, it would sit on /package
and then "merge things into /, i.e. /packages/*/bin becomes /bin.
Installation is done by:

tar -xzvf emacs-21.1.tgz
ln -s /packages/emacs-21.1 emacs-21.1

And deinstallation would be to simply remove /packages/emacs-21.1.

      • write a canonical document about packagefs/stowfs

This document should include things that packagefs/stowfs should be
capable of, and how things should behave.

Barry deFreese <bddebian>
Project Member


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