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authorWim Muskee <wimmuskee@gmail.com>2016-11-13 16:44:51 +0100
committerGöktürk Yüksek <gokturk@gentoo.org>2016-11-30 01:34:07 -0500
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general-concepts/tree: Add mention for metadata directory in gentoo tree
Gentoo-Bug: 572150
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@@ -38,6 +38,26 @@ The basic layout of the Gentoo repository is as follows:
<li>Eclasses directory, <c>eclass/</c></li>
<li>Licenses directory, <c>licenses/</c></li>
<li>
+ Metadata directory, <c>metadata/</c>. Most of the listed contents
+ are not kept directly in the main git tree but instead
+ auto-generated or included from other repositories as part of the
+ <uri link="::general-concepts/git-to-rsync">Git to Rsync</uri>
+ process.
+ <ul>
+ <li>
+ Various control files, for example <c>layout.conf</c>, <c>timestamp</c>
+ and <c>projects.xml</c>. Only <c>layout.conf</c> exists in the main git tree.
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ XML validation files in <c>metadata/dtd/</c> and <c>metadata/xml-schema/</c>.
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ Security advisories in <c>metadata/glsa/</c> and news items in
+ <c>metadata/news/</c>
+ </li>
+ </ul>
+ </li>
+ <li>
Profiles directory, <c>profiles/</c>
<ul>
<li>