syntax

Felipe Contreras al593181 at mail.mty.itesm.mx
Mon Jan 14 08:31:30 PST 2002


On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 09:56:58PM +0000, Mark Ellis wrote:
> On 2002.01.13 12:57 Neven Has wrote:
> >On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 10:03:31PM -0500, Scott Carradice wrote:
> >> I see <search> and <prune> tags in these profiles but I
> >> cannot find them in any of the documentation.
> >> What do these tags do?
> >
> >For any released nALFS versions - nothing. :)
> >
> >I added them to play with find-like searches a bit, to track files of
> >installed packages and log them.
> >
> >I planned to ask whether we should include something like this in the
> >syntax (I'm not too happy about it, tracking files is an ugly thing).
> >
> 
> I'd say this is something that should go in an implementation config 
> file rather than in the profile. I've currently got mine hard coded 
> into the <package> handler, and was planning on bringing them out into 
> a preferences style config file when i've got the thing working 
> properly.

I agree, indeed it's an ugly thing and should be handled by the
implementation.

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Felipe Contreras
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