[packagekit] Removing backends/BACKENDS

Adrien BUSTANY madcat at mymadcat.com
Thu Oct 25 10:30:52 PDT 2007

OK, I'm for democracy so let's remove the BACKENDS file :-)


Ken VanDine a écrit :
> Removing it would be fine... i think editing that simple html page
> isn't hard. and we could have a script to update the site
> automagically.
> On 10/25/07, James Bowes <jbowes at dangerouslyinc.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>> -James
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