[Grok-dev] extends-cache and log directories

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Thu Jul 8 11:43:42 EDT 2010

On 7/8/10 17:37 , Martijn Faassen wrote:
> One annoying thing about extends-cache is that it uses long hashes for
> filenames. I wish it would try to replicate human-readable names, though
> I realize that would be hard to implement. The hashes just reduces their
> usefulness for human introspection, but perhaps that's all right -
> people aren't supposed to modify these files anyway. But if they're not
> useful to read, I'd rather see them hidden somewhere instead.

I don't see why that is very hard. apt-get has used human readable 
filenames to cache external files for years without problems. Filenames 
are a bit long, but easily readable.


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