[packagekit] Removing backends/BACKENDS

James Bowes jbowes at dangerouslyinc.com
Thu Oct 25 04:41:31 PDT 2007

On 10/25/07, Adrien BUSTANY <madcat at mymadcat.com> wrote:
> Or write a clever cron job to keep them in sync :-) Would be easy to do
> this with a perl script for example... I don't have any solid argument
> against modifying the html file, but I think that's cleaner, that way
> for example we can keep the BACKENDS file in its simple format while we
> can improve the html page a bit, and keep them in sync.
> I propose the following solution :
> 1. Create a copy of pk-faq.html name pk-faq.tmpl
> 2. In that file remove the copy of the BACKENDS file, and put for
> example a #BACKENDS keyword
> 3. The perl script will read the BACKENDS file, format it if we want,
> and create pk-faq.html from the .tmpl replacing #BACKENDS with the right
> content

Or some build-time magic. I don't think this is important enough for
it, however. My vote's for just removing the file.


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