taskPackaging - Tasks: task #4491, packagefs / stowfs


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task #4491: packagefs / stowfs

Submitted by:  Barry deFreese <bddebian>
Submitted on:  Tue 09 Aug 2005 02:50:31 AM UTC  
Should Start On:  Tue 09 Aug 2005 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Wed 09 Aug 2006 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  Package Management Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Ready For Test Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  80% Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Effort:  0.00

Thu 11 Aug 2005 05:16:17 PM UTC, 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 09 Aug 2005 02:50:31 AM UTC, 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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