Subject: Re: checkflist error codes
To: Perry E.Metzger <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2003 11:51:57
Thus spake Perry E.Metzger ("PE> ") sometime Today...

PE> Really the ultimate solution is this: during the construction of the
PE> METALOG file, it is trivial to add tags to all the file names being
PE> put into the METALOG that contain information on what set every single
PE> file in the system should be in. We can then extract the set
PE> information directly from METALOG and eliminate the hard-coded set
PE> lists.

THIS is what I was looking for.  It sounds like someone more knowledgeable
than I about the build procedure (which ain't saying much, really, but
still...) has at least looked at it...

PE> I've done some primitive experiments with this, which I've never
PE> polished into a finished system. However, something like this is
PE> likely to show up one way or another in coming months, which will fix
PE> the entire problem once and for all.

I'm really glad to hear this...

PE> Perry

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