[arch-dev-public] multilib

2012-09-12 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, Chuck has recently released a 64-bit compatible source tarball, so the multilib package is no longer needed for x86_64. Can I have access to [multilib] so I can remove chuck? (and possibly make other useful changes to multilib in the future). Thanks. -- Cordially, Alexander Rødseth Arch

Re: [arch-dev-public] multilib

2012-09-12 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Thank you, Thomas. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth Arch Linux Trusted User (xyproto on IRC, trontonic on AUR)

Re: [arch-dev-public] [RFC] Python 3.3.0 and PEP 394

2012-09-14 Thread Alexander Rødseth
python2 completely and move everything that has to do with python2 to AUR, only keeping python3 and just prepend all python package names with python-. Just my two cents, please don't flame me. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth, TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] TU Removal -- Kaiting Chen

2012-10-15 Thread Alexander Rødseth
That was a thoughtful, accurate and well written TU removal post. I'm glad it was included that Kaiting may reapply if he finds the time in the future. Now to find a TU that uses and wants to maintain all the ibus packages in [community]... -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth Arch Linux

Re: [arch-dev-public] TU Removal -- Kaiting Chen

2012-10-15 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Just to be clear, I meant to commend Lukas Fleischer for writing a message of this type, since I know can be hard to write. Sorry if it came across as irony or if I was unclear. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] New developer: Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi

2012-10-23 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Congrats :)

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
no information to the description and (IMO) looks ugly. Just this change, no changes to indentation, trailing periods or quoting? Thanks for your understanding. May any distressed individuals find it in their hearts to let go of the outrage and search innner peace and ponies. -- Sincerely, Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
checked for: https://projects.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/diff/checkinstall/trunk/PKGBUILD?id=9f040fd30a39c05d750d670ca40fc80f6c648b71 -- Cordially, Alexander Rødseth Arch Linux Trusted User (xyproto on IRC, trontonic on AUR)

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
implication that my intentions may not have been good troubling... -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth Arch Linux Trusted User (xyproto on IRC, trontonic on AUR)

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
I fully agree with Rashif on this. Thank you. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, Den 25. okt. 2012 23:41 skrev Gaetan Bisson bis...@archlinux.org følgende: Adding insult to injury - way to go my friend! Way to ignore all my points. Guess where the only pride I can see comes from... Pride is a large topic. I think it's good to be proud of the work you do and whatever

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi Xyne, 2012/10/27 Xyne x...@archlinux.ca: Of course the PKGBUILDs and everything else in the repos belong to Arch, not each individual packager. I didn't mean that it was disrespectful in the sense of encroaching on others' property. I meant that it was disrespectful in the sense that you

Re: [arch-dev-public] Unannounced mass edit of community PKGBUILDs

2012-10-30 Thread Alexander Rødseth
to make it clear. Best regards, Alexander Rødseth

Re: [arch-dev-public] Dropping all packages with missing systemd units

2012-10-31 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, 2012/10/31 Tom Gundersen t...@jklm.no: Alexander: Would you like to take over pdns-recursor too? As to noip, as it is already in community and has been on the TODO for ages, you might as well add yourself as co-maintainer and update it. Ok, sure. Will do. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] Clarity about initscripts and systemd status

2012-11-08 Thread Alexander Rødseth
-httpd.rc D /oss/trunk/oss.rc D /tor/trunk/tor.rc D /pulseaudio/trunk/pulseaudio.rc This does not catch every single deleted rc script, but may perhaps catch one or two that should have been submitted to the rc git repo, in the future, but weren't. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth

[arch-dev-public] pekwm in [extra]

2012-11-24 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, My favorite windowmanager is currently an orphan. If someone would move it to [community], I would be happy to maintain it. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] pekwm in [extra]

2012-11-28 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Thanks. :) -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fix SVN commit mistakes

2013-01-03 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, I'm guilty of python-pymongo, go and erlang-cl. I was unaware of the need to use communitypkg instead of extrapkg for community packages, until now, and will start using communitypkg instead. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fix SVN commit mistakes

2013-01-03 Thread Alexander Rødseth
packages. I have not used extrapkg at all, only communitypkg. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fix SVN commit mistakes

2013-01-03 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi again, 2013/1/3 Evangelos Foutras evange...@foutrelis.com: On 3 January 2013 15:09, Alexander Rødseth rods...@gmail.com wrote: That does make more sense; thanks for clearing that up. :) Thanks for clearing that up yourself. :) But, now I'm confused, because I never used extrapkg at all

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fix SVN commit mistakes

2013-01-03 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, 2013/1/3 Allan McRae al...@archlinux.org: There were directories in the repos/ directory of SVN that should not be there. Dirrectories like extra-x86_64.Either than or directories name x86_64 which implied using archrelease manually and wrong... I must have created a directory named

Re: [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community]

2013-01-20 Thread Alexander Rødseth
. 45.8 degrees beg to differ. Point taken, and suggestions for a better name are welcome. How about New Year Cleanup? -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

[arch-dev-public] Winter Cleanup of [community]

2013-01-20 Thread Alexander Rødseth
! Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community]

2013-01-24 Thread Alexander Rødseth
xfce4-verve-plugin xfce4-wavelan-plugin zile If no devs wish to maintain these, perhaps they could be moved to [community]. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community]

2013-01-24 Thread Alexander Rødseth
. Perhaps one of them would like to adopt libldap, since only their packages in [core] depends on it. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

2013-01-24 Thread Alexander Rødseth
? Is the bandwith cost too high? Are they not useful? I think they are. I know this isn't my decision, but my suggestion is to either go for the most lightweight editor, e3, or go all in with both emacs and vim. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Winter Cleanup of [extra]

2013-01-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
I guess that concludes this winter's (for some part of the world) cleanup of [extra]. Thanks everyone. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

2013-01-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
on the install medium instead. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

2013-01-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
It's not a given that a vi clone is the most desirable replacement. If an editor that is not a vi clone should be preferred, now or in the future, a symlink named vi looks funny. But mainly, the motivation for a thorough examination of where vi is actually used in [core] was to bring some peace

Re: [arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

2013-02-05 Thread Alexander Rødseth
. (This is not as good as fixing hard-coded values in several packages IMO, but good enough for now). Can the vi package be dropped? Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Drop VI from [core] (was Re: [arch-general] Winter Cleanup of [community])

2013-02-06 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Regardless of the outcome of symlink vs. fix hardcoded values, could the vi package be dropped? If people wish to configure sudo before installing their preferred vi-compatible editor with pacman, EDITOR=nano visudo can be used. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] [RFC] Migration to MariaDB

2013-02-19 Thread Alexander Rødseth
In related news, Fedora and OpenSUSE are supposedly switching over to MariaDB too: http://www.zdnet.com/oracle-who-fedora-and-opensuse-will-replace-mysql-with-mariadb-710640/ - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] cleaning up unneeded static libraries?

2013-03-02 Thread Alexander Rødseth
-labs.com/wiki/plan9/why_static/ -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Proposal to change the nvidia-utils package to allow for better bumblebee integration

2013-03-13 Thread Alexander Rødseth
+1 Sounds reasonable. But, is there a way to achieve the same result without using a helper package? -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] [announcement draft] MariaDB replaces MySQL in repositories

2013-03-25 Thread Alexander Rødseth
The latest draft by Jan Alexander Steffens looks good to me. - Alexander

[arch-dev-public] gendesk - a tool for generating .desktop files

2013-05-16 Thread Alexander Rødseth
information and a smoergaasboard of possibilities. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Removing glib 1, gtk 1 and qt3

2013-05-23 Thread Alexander Rødseth
-- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] gcc 4.8 breaking libdrm for me

2013-07-13 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Well done narrowing the issue down. I haven't had the chance to compare the assembly output yet, but does it work if you compile with -fno-aggressive-loop-optimizations? Ref: http://postgresql.1045698.n5.nabble.com/Back-branches-vs-gcc-4-8-0-td5750997.html - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] systemd 207 ignores /etc/sysctl.conf

2013-09-16 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Sounds good. Well written and informative, with clear instructions. --- Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Making !staticlibs the default in makepkg.conf

2013-09-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Sounds good. The few packages that should need options=(!staticlibs) can just use that. Also, it would be possible to create a TODO for the packages that currently include static libraries. --- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

[arch-dev-public] Git

2013-09-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
to be tested, but are there objections to starting the transition process? -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

[arch-dev-public] Orphans

2013-09-29 Thread Alexander Rødseth
to this email (or adopt it). Objections to moving them should preferrably also lead to someone adopting the orphans. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Orphans

2013-09-30 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Adopted xdelta3. --- Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Orphans

2013-10-02 Thread Alexander Rødseth
! -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Git

2013-10-02 Thread Alexander Rødseth
switches. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Git

2013-10-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
The following text was sent to me by Kevin Mihelich @ Arch Linux ARM, with permission to post it here as well: We poll the svntogit repo regularly to bring up updates to packages that are made by Arch maintainers, and build everything as-is. For packages that require modifications (configure

Re: [arch-dev-public] Orphans

2013-10-07 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Today is 2013-10-07 in my timezone. If there's this one special orphan you have been thinking about adopting, today is the day. I'm planning on starting moving the packages later today. All ok? - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Orphans

2013-10-09 Thread Alexander Rødseth
All packages have been handled. Thanks for participating in this year's Midyear Cleanup! - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Add guile support to make-4.0?

2013-10-14 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Are there alternative versions of make that could be placed in [core] that works with the rest of the [core] packages (BSD make?) If there is, GNU Make with support for guile, toasters and everything could be relocated to [extra]. - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Add guile support to make-4.0?

2013-10-14 Thread Alexander Rødseth
No objections, then. - Alexander / xyproto

[arch-dev-public] Dropping freeorion from [community]

2013-10-20 Thread Alexander Rødseth
in the repository. When asking if someone would be interested in maintaining it in, the immediate response from three others was orhpan it. Hence, I'll move it to AUR. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

[arch-dev-public] Moving two unneeded orphans from [community] to AUR

2013-11-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
/packages/community/any/perl-config-ini/ I'm planning to move these two from [community] to AUR. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving two unneeded orphans from [community] to AUR

2013-11-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
/svntogit/community.git/log/trunk?h=packages/perl-config-ini Seblu, just adopt the package if you still want it, I won't move it until after having heard from you. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving two unneeded orphans from [community] to AUR

2013-11-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, Ok, adopted gnome-commander. Looking forward to seeing a release from upstream in the future. - Alexander

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving two unneeded orphans from [community] to AUR

2013-11-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
, from gnome-cmd-tags.cc:26: /usr/include/c++/4.8.2/bits/stl_pair.h:286:5: note: 'templateclass _T1, class _T2 std::pair_T1, _T2 std::make_pair(_T1, _T2)' declared here, later in the translation unit make_pair(_T1 __x, _T2 __y) ^ -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-11-27 Thread Alexander Rødseth
and the accompanying .install file. Also, docker probably needs to be built from a specific git revision (or tag/branch, if upstream makes that available). I fully agree that instructions that verbose does not belong in official packages. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-11-27 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Good question. Could pre_upgrade bail out if the old version of docker is present on the system, giving a message that the user probably wants to install docker-tray instead? - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-11-27 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Something like: replaces=('docker=1.5') in the docker-tray PKGBUILD? Isn't that equally problematic, since that could cause problems if docker (currently at version 0.7) reached version 1.5? - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-11-27 Thread Alexander Rødseth
A bit sad to be starting out the new docker package with the mark of shame (epoch=1), but so be it. ;) Summary / suggsted plan: 1. Rename docker (the old one) to docker-tray and add replaces=('docker=1.5') 2. Upload and add epoch=1 to docker (the new one) I can do step 2 if someone can handle

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-11-27 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Shouldn't that be 'docker=1.5'? I thought users were not supported if they did not have an up to date system, but I guess it doesn't hurt. - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-12-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Could a dev please rename docker in [extra] to docker-tray and add replaces=('docker=1.5')? Daniel Isenmann has already okayed this. - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-12-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Ike, No, because the new docker package will have epoch=1, like discussed above. - Alexander / xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [arch-commits] Commit in (9 files)

2013-12-05 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Nice work on the docker package! Thanks for pushing it. And thanks to Bartłomiej for renaming. - Alexander / xyproto

[arch-dev-public] Fwd: The Final Cleanup

2013-12-06 Thread Alexander Rødseth
solution than this for achieving the goal of closing FS#23387 in the near future (not in 10 years). All the best. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: The Final Cleanup

2013-12-06 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, 2013/12/6 Gaetan Bisson bis...@archlinux.org: Regardless of if it is correct that upstream should provide the .desktop files or not, the current plan is not working. TUs and devs are slow at reporting this as bugs and upstream are slow at responding. At the current rate, this will take

Re: [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] The Final Cleanup

2013-12-06 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, 2013/12/6 Rashif Ray Rahman sc...@archlinux.org: On 7 December 2013 01:15, Alexander Rødseth rods...@gmail.com wrote: If there are no protests, I will, after some time (say, three days I don't think that's enough time to get the representative opinion. You cut away the important part

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: The Final Cleanup

2013-12-07 Thread Alexander Rødseth
if I just close FS#23387? (https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23387) After having discussed the topic here on the mailing list, I am hopeful that it will not be immediately re-opened again. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: The Final Cleanup

2013-12-07 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi Gaetan, 2013/12/7 Gaetan Bisson bis...@archlinux.org: You missed most of my points. That's okay. Ditto. Could you explain to me why an application needs a desktop file when nobody on earth cares whether it has one or not? It is odd to be asked to explain a point of view that I never

Re: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: The Final Cleanup

2013-12-07 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi Gaetan, 2013/12/7 Gaetan Bisson bis...@archlinux.org: [2013-12-07 20:46:26 +0100] Alexander Rødseth: If nobody on earth cares whether an application has a desktop file, I don't think it needs one either. Great. So we can stop this nonsense. Your assumption that nobody on earth cares

Re: [arch-dev-public] [arch-general] The Final Cleanup

2013-12-09 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi Gaetan, Normally, only --pkgname and --pkgdesc are needed. The sage-mathematics PKGBUILD is an extreme example. Compare with other PKGBUILDs that uses gendesk for a more balanced picture. Thanks for the new arguments, though, I added them to the list of arguments for/against gendesk: Here

Re: [arch-dev-public] Upgrading Apache to 2.4

2014-02-26 Thread Alexander Rødseth
One suggestion is creating the Apache 2.4 PKGBUILD first, then talk to Jan de Groot. If he should not be interested in the endeavor, talk to another dev. -- Sincerely, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

[arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

2014-04-04 Thread Alexander Rødseth
be compiled without Gtk1. Which packages should be moved to [community] or AUR as a result of kdelibs3 and gtk being moved, is up for discussion. I think the timing is right for this and there seems to be consensus that moving them is a good idea. -- Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

2014-04-05 Thread Alexander Rødseth
, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

2014-04-12 Thread Alexander Rødseth
. Please update the imlib package. If it is now possible to move the old and unmaintained gtk1, qt3 and kdelibs3 packages from the official repositories to AUR, that would be great. Best regards, Alexander Rødseth xyproto / TU

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

2014-04-16 Thread Alexander Rødseth
There was a message on arch-general, noting that kiwi does not depend on gtk1. As I understand the situation, the holdups concerning gtk1, kdelibs3 and qt3 are now resolved, and there is a strong consensus that moving these packages is a good idea. We don't want to act as upstream for old,

Re: [arch-dev-public] Moving KDE3 and Gtk1 from [extra]

2014-05-19 Thread Alexander Rødseth
Hi, Great, thanks! Just tested the updated imlib and fvwm packages from [extra] here, and both builds without problems. Best regards, Alexander / xyproto

[arch-dev-public] Removing the vim-systemd package

2018-10-08 Thread Alexander Rødseth via arch-dev-public
Hi, systemd syntax support is now included in both vim and neovim. I'm removing the vim-systemd package from [community]. -- Best regards, Alexander F. Rødseth