[SM-Discuss] enlightenment, e17, e16
afrayedknot at thefrayedknot.armory.com
Sun Mar 5 01:18:30 EST 2006
Any more comments on this thread? any opposition? We havent heard anything
from you lace, do the proposals satisfy your concerns?
On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 01:52:16PM -0600, Jeremy Blosser (emrys) wrote:
> On Mar 01, Jeremy Blosser (emrys) [jblosser-smgl at firinn.org] wrote:
> > On Mar 01, Eric Sandall [eric at sandall.us] wrote:
> > > If others (mainly Ladislav) think this is a good idea I can go
> > > implement this (being as I'm the one who made the 'mess' ;)).
> > >
> > > Idea so far (AFAIK):
> > > * Rename enlightenment to e16
> > > * Keep e17 named e17
> > > * Write an e16-profile package
> > > * Write an e17-profile package
> > > * Have the e-profile package look at current variables and
> > > 'convert' the installation to e16|e17. Normal e-profile
> > > install will allow either or both e16/e17 installed.
> > >
> > > What to do with the current enlightenment spell? Some may say to have
> > > that be e17, but then when e18 comes out we'll run into the same
> > > problems (when e17 binaries/scripts become renamed to e17 instead of
> > > enlightenment, as e16 is now doing, and e18 has the name
> > > enlightenment).
> > e16 -> actual enlightenment DR16
> > e17 -> actual enlightenment DR17
> > enlightenment -> fake spell that asks which e they want then depends on one
> > of the above 2 (try to determine which e they use and default to that one,
> > else default to e16)
> > e16-profile -> profile spell for e16 + other related stuff
> > e17-profile -> profile spell for e17 + other related stuff
> > enlightenment-profile (or e-profile) -> fake spell that asks which e they
> > want then depends on one of the above 2 (try to determine which e they use
> > and default to that one, else default to e16)
> > IMO.
> Actually we probably don't even need e-profile. Just make the
> enlightenment spell a simple 'depends ENLIGHTENMENT' then make e16, e17,
> e16-profile, and e17-profile all provide that. The typical user who sits
> down and does 'cast enlightenment' will get their pick.
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