On 04/11/2011 03:01 AM, Iain Buchanan wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Since I posted about looking for help[1] I'm sad to say I've barely
> touched SynCE.  Family commitments have changed, and I'm studying again
> for the degree I started 10 years ago!
> 
> I'm therefore asking to be removed as the proxy for Synce.  Hopefully
> this means it won't die in Gentoo :)
> 
> Massive thanks to everyone who helped with my bad ebuild programming and
> testing along the way - volker, mescalinum, ssuominen, the SynCE team
> and everyone else.
> 
> The original testing overlay remains here[2] for anyone who wants to
> take it over, just contact the SynCE dev team.
> 
> If there are any questions please cc me directly as I may not be on the
> -dev list much more.
> 
> [1] http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.devel/69230
> [2] https://synce.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/synce/dist/gentoo
> 
> many thanks!

np

We should have all of SynCE in Portage again, except for the GNOME bits
like synce-trayicon (hardcoded depend on sys-apps/hal) and the KDE bits
(haven't even looked).

Just by pulling synce-sync-engine as well as synce-connector the deps
should get pulled in -> No need for a meta package.

The overlay was, when I last checked entirely uncompatible with the
packages in tree as well as has confusing amount of deprecated ebuilds.
 I would love if someone could wipe it clean so people stop accidentally
shooting themself in the foot with it.

I'll add the synce-trayicon to tree soon as upstream produces a HAL-free
version of it...

And it's up the KDE team to add the KDE bits if they want.

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