> On 10 Sep 2022, at 16:49, Jeff Gazso <jeff.ga...@gmail.com> wrote:
> This one caught me by surprise.
> So, it looks like the versions of net-misc/electrum (the Bitcoin client) in 
> Gentoo's repository are in pretty good shape. The version of 
> net-misc/electrum-ltc (the Litecoin client) in the Gentoo repository looks 
> like it's two years old. (For those who are unfamiliar the Litecoin client is 
> downstream of the Bitcoin client, both projects share a lot of the same 
> code.) I checked upstream and the current version of electrum-ltc appears to 
> have been bumped to Python 3.8 and it looks like the old aiorpcX (#792219) 
> issue that was causing such a headache has also been fixed as of a PR this 
> past February. See my note in #792219.
> Pardon my ignorance, but couldn't this package be salvaged by repurposing the 
> net-misc/electrum ebuild code to bring the net-misc/electrum-ltc package 
> current? Is the situation more complicated than that?

Someone would need to do it and nobody's done it until now...

You could!

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