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On 25/07/14 11:54, Alexander Berntsen wrote:
> MEETING SUMMARY ===============
> Assorted Bugs -------------- Andreas Hüttel has patch for repoman.
> It checks that a package does not depend on anything in perl-core
> if it is not a virtual package. This patch will be tested and
> merged by myself. The related bug is: 
> <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=516428>.
> I have a set of patches that drastically alter the behaviour of 
> autounmask. These behavioural changes are accepted and will go
> into portage after we make our next release. The related bug is: 
> <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=481578>.
> It was agreed that having --ask prompting the user to read pending 
> news item is an acceptable degree of interactivity. The related
> bug is: <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=517310>.
> News checking can be done when synching Portage. This will be
> worked on after the portage-sync branch has been merged. The
> related bug is: <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=512704>.
> There were no objections to Joakim Tjernlund's fakeroot patches. I 
> will get in touch with Joakim and have him explain me the
> intricacies of the patches and why they are necessary, etc. I will
> then test and merge them. The related bug is: 
> <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=489016>.
> Michał Gorny wants to make repoman only complain about direct 
> deprecated inherits. This was OK by everyone. There is no 
> corresponding bug.
> New Release ----------- A new release will be made after I have
> tested and merged Andreas's patch. I will tag the commit in git,
> Brian Dolbec will upload the tarball and bump the ebuild.
> repoman status -------------- The repoman kludge is being split
> into multiple small files with few checks in each, and the check
> initialisation and other management left in a big file still. This
> is the first round of refactoring -- Brian thinks we will need
> three rounds. The second round will be reorganising parts into a
> plugin system.
> Minor patches (such as Andreas's) will be committed to both the 
> refactor branch (repoman), and to the current Portage HEAD. Major 
> patches will only be merged in the refactor branch.
> Brian is not yet recovered from his surgery, so Tom Wijsman is 
> presently in charge of the refactor.
> Dynamic dependencies -------------------- Dynamic dependencies will
> be turned off. Michał and myself (and I encourage everyone else
> that has the time to join in) will rebuild world without dynamic
> dependencies locally on our own work computers, and try to live
> without them for a while as to stumble upon the potential problems.
> We will continuously document how to fix whatever mess arises. We
> might also write some tools to assist migration.
> After a while of testing, an email will be sent to the developer's 
> mailing list to let them prepare to not being able to rely on
> dynamic dependencies tricks. Then, pending some reasonable amount
> of time (likely at least 30 days), we roll out a release with
> dynamic dependencies disabled. This release will be accompanied by
> a NEWS item for users and developers alike.
> New member ---------- I finally trick^Wconvinced Michał to join.
> Welcome to the team!

One more thing that I forgot about: The 9999 and 2.2.10 ebuilds will
have their EAPI bumped to 5 by Michał.
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