[alpine-devel] Re: apk-tools - In need of a minimal spec
On Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:01:12 +0200
Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi> wrote:
> Please remove the 'blob' term there.
'blob' terms has been removed.
> Also, there's a convention that capital letter fields are mandatory.
> Apk refuses to install the package if it recognize it. Lower case
> letters are optional support, and apk will give warning but accept to
> install it.
One line noting this but leaving out the warning until I know more
about what causes it etc.
> Maybe it'd be good as a table with columns:
> - Field letter
> - Description
> - Field data format
> - Allowed in installed-db / package-index
Table with these fields have been created. That said I haven't filled
the entire table out yet. I think the table should probably be a quick
reference and then if needed we have sections for each one going into
depth about that field.
> For APKBUILD we already have some other wiki pages, and it's not read
> by apk-tools so that can be left out.
> Over all, for the fileformats. It'd need also a section for index file
> and it's structure, the installed db file structure, and the package
> file structure.
> I do have some notes on these. But it's not in any formatted way. I
> should take time to write it to the wiki page.
Maybe add some of your notes to the wiki page this weekend? :3 :P
> Thanks for the effort so far :)
Your welcome. Thanks for responding and not leaving me stranded to
reverse engineer everything.
Received on Fri Feb 06 2015 - 18:58:16 GMT