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On 25/07/14 12:42, Alexander Berntsen wrote:
> 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.
Brian informs me that it's the 2.2.11 ebuild, not the 2.2.10 ebuild
which will be bumped to EAPI 5. Sorry for the confusion.
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