unwritten Repository Format
unwritten repository format is used by Exherbo to keep track of packages that have not yet been
written and packages that used to exist but that have now been deleted ('graveyard'). It is not used by Gentoo and
As well as the general keys supported for all repositories, the following keys have meaning
unwritten format repositories:
- The location of the repository. Mandatory.
- The name of the repository. Defaults to
- How to sync the repository. See Syncers for supported formats. Optional if the
repository does not need to be synced. Different sync URIs to use when a different source is requested may be
sync = git+http://host/path local: git+file:///path.
- Any options to be passed to the syncer. Optional. Options for alternative sources are specified using the same format as
The following lists all officially unwritten packages:
format = unwritten location = /var/db/paludis/repositories/unwritten sync = git://git.exherbo.org/unwritten.git importance = -100
The following lists all officially deleted packages:
format = unwritten location = /var/db/paludis/repositories/graveyard sync = git://git.exherbo.org/graveyard.git importance = -90