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

On Sat, Sep 10, 2022 at 12:22 PM Arthur Zamarin <>

> 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
> Gentoo Linux developer (Python, Arch Teams, pkgcore stack, GURU)

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