After some trial and error, I managed to modernize the old net-misc/electrum-ltc ebuild based upon the net-misc/electrum ebuild code. I still need to tweak a few things, but it's basically done.
I am not (yet) a Gentoo dev, how do I move forward with the revised ebuild? On Sat, Sep 10, 2022 at 12:22 PM Arthur Zamarin <arthur...@gentoo.org> wrote: > On 10/09/2022 18.49, Jeff Gazso 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. > > Looks like you are correct, but note that we currently have 3.10 as > stable version, so electrum-ltc should be at least that version. > > > 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? > > If any user manages to fix the issues mentioned in last rite message > (mainly bump to at least 3.10 python target), I would gladly cancel the > last-rite and mask. > If you do it, please ping me in the PR, and I would gladly review it. > > Those last-rites I did today are mainly for those packages that were > stuck in only 3.8, had a bug open for 7-10 month already. If any > maintainer can fix those ebuilds, I would happily revert the last-rite. > > > ~Jeff > > -- > Arthur Zamarin > arthur...@gentoo.org > Gentoo Linux developer (Python, Arch Teams, pkgcore stack, GURU) > >