Question about nALFS' file logging functions

Mark Ellis mark.uzumati at
Thu Oct 10 01:40:14 PDT 2002

On 2002.10.10 01:40 Neven Has wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 09, 2002 at 05:23:15PM -0600, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > <Starting to become quite the thread, eh Neven>
> Heh, yeah. Almost as big as my TODO file now. :)
> > I've found the easy way around it: surround those sections by
> <package> tags
> > and supply a name and version attribute. No problemo, so far.
> There's just a
> > cosmetic thing I'd like to discuss: in nALFS it now looks like:
> > 	Package config-sysvinit 1.0
> >
> > It's not really a package and I'd like to retain the original name
> it had for
> > that element "Dump text (/etc/sysvinit)"
> >
> > Ideas?
> That's exactly what <stage> would be perfect. I might remove that
> "Enter
> stage:" prefix, so that there is more freedom in defining it's name.
> I did want to add logging to <stage>, but totally forgot about it.
> However, I'm not sure where to log that info? I mean, it's not really
> for
> packages/ (as you said, the above example is not a package, and most
> uses of <stage> aren't). Maybe to create another directory, stages/?
> But that could be a bit ugly, I'm not sure.

Is this getting more complicated than it needs to be ? Whats wrong with 
a "config" package ? I plan to put the entire "creating directories" 
section in a "base-directories" package for instance.

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