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Sun Nov 6 01:59:12 2011 UTC (2 years, 5 months ago) by jmmv
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Move existing project definitions from projects/gsoc_2011/ to
projects/project/ .

The goal for this reorganization is to remove any knowledge of the projects
classification from the file hierarchy: the classification goes into tags,
and projects indexes automatically list projects based on such tags.

Also, the current gsoc_2011 name was wrong anyway, because GSoC 2011 has
already concluded and projects would have had to move to a gsoc_2012 directory

Lastly, yes, "projects/project/*" is slightly redundant.  But I want to keep
the project lists from the projects "database" clearly separated.

This is as proposed in www@.

[[!template id=project

title="Unify standard installation tasks"


[Thomas Klausner](

duration="3 months"

Instead of including install scripts from the infrastructure into every binary package, just include the necessary information and split the scripts off into a separate package that is installed first (right after bootstrap, as soon as the first package needs it). This affects user creation, installation of tex packages, ...

Also add support for actions that happen once after a big upgrade session, instead of once per package (e.g. ls-lR rebuild for tex).

[[!tag gsoc]]
[[!tag medium]]
[[!tag pkgsrc]]

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