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Re: [PATCH] Setup.exe: allow -p option to specify categories as well as packages
On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 12:57:05PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 06:05:27PM +0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>Unfortunately, no, I don't think so. I like the idea but I don't like
>>>overloading "-p" as it could cause confusion.
>>Do we actually have any packages that have the same names as
>>categories? I guess we might do one day even if we don't now, but I
>>didn't see the danger of confusion as very great.
>No, but it has been a discontiguous namespace and I think it makes sense
>to keep it that way.
>>>Why not add a new option entirely or some sort of different syntax for
>>>categories like "Net:" or something?
>>I think it's probably simplest to add an extra option. Will be up with
>>a respin shortly.
Btw, feel free to check that in. I don't see any reason for another round
trip on this.