Re: Fedora 34 Change: Stop Shipping Individual Nodejs Library Packages (Self-Contained)

2020-12-10 Thread Ben Rosser
ke them over. I ended up taking some of them with the hopes of keeping a few pieces of software alive in the short term, but then another large chunk of nodejs packages were orphaned, no one took them, and, frankly, I gave up. If the choices are "we don't package nodejs software at all" and

Re: Fedora 33 System-Wide Change proposal: Make nano the default editor

2020-06-26 Thread Ben Rosser
On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 12:46 PM Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek wrote: > > On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 12:38:40PM -0400, Ben Rosser wrote: > > On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 12:32 PM Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek > > wrote: > > > > > > On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 01:18:59PM -0400

Re: Fedora 33 System-Wide Change proposal: Make nano the default editor

2020-06-26 Thread Ben Rosser
and 'emacs -nw' don't ask. The -t/--tempfile switch for nano (and pico) does exactly this: https://linux.die.net/man/1/nano Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedor

Re: Fedora 33 System-Wide Change proposal: Make nano the default editor

2020-06-26 Thread Ben Rosser
lt was *actively harmful* to vi's chances > in my case. :P Same here, to be honest. Being dropped into vi when I ran some command (I think it was visudo?) was honestly pretty traumatizing as a new Linux user a ~decade ago, and to this day one of the first things I do on a new

Re: Orphaned packages looking for new maintainers (~200 nodejs packages to be retired in 2 days)

2020-06-23 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 7:23 PM Miro Hrončok wrote: > > On 24. 06. 20 1:10, Miro Hrončok wrote: > > On 24. 06. 20 1:07, Ben Rosser wrote: > >> Some of my nodejs packages are an artifact of a failed attempt to > >> package quassel-webserver [1], which I eventually

Re: Orphaned packages looking for new maintainers (~200 nodejs packages to be retired in 2 days)

2020-06-23 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 6:38 PM Miro Hrončok wrote: > > On 23. 06. 20 21:11, Ben Rosser wrote: > > Thanks Miro, much appreciated! > > You are welocme. > > However, I am afraid I have some bad news. The recent report in > https://churchyard.fedorapeople.org/orphans.tx

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-23 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Jun 23, 2020 at 5:24 PM Stephen Gallagher wrote: > > On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 11:53 AM Ben Rosser wrote: > > > > On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 11:34 AM Sérgio Basto wrote: > > > > > > On Mon, 2020-06-22 at 11:29 -0400, Ben Rosser wrote: > > > > O

Re: Orphaned packages looking for new maintainers (~200 nodejs packages to be retired in 2 days)

2020-06-23 Thread Ben Rosser
out.) > > > > Can I do this via releng ticket or do I need to actually go to each > > page on Pagure and click the button? > > I've done it in bulk. Thanks for talking them. Thanks Miro, much appreciated! Just to add: I've also taken uglify-js and uglify-js1, as apparently somet

Re: Orphaned packages looking for new maintainers (~200 nodejs packages to be retired in 2 days)

2020-06-23 Thread Ben Rosser
ake what I actually needed for mocha and discord-irc. I think this is the complete list; if I'm wrong, I guess I'll find out.) Can I do this via releng ticket or do I need to actually go to each page on Pagure and click the button? Ben Rosser Ben Rosser _

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-22 Thread Ben Rosser
On Mon, Jun 22, 2020 at 11:34 AM Sérgio Basto wrote: > > On Mon, 2020-06-22 at 11:29 -0400, Ben Rosser wrote: > > On Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 3:09 PM Stephen Gallagher < > > sgall...@redhat.com> wrote: > > > The Node.js SIG is very loosely organized. If you are

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-22 Thread Ben Rosser
nd taken mocha (running tests will be useful regardless of whether or not we start bundling NPM modules). I haven't yet figured out what I need to take to keep it + my other node packages alive for now, but I'll work through that this evening if no one suggests doing anything else. Ben Rosser

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-18 Thread Ben Rosser
On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 12:50 PM Fabio Valentini wrote: > > On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM Ben Rosser wrote: > > > > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 5:38 PM Jared K. Smith > > wrote: > > > > > > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 3:41 PM Ben Rosser wrote: > > &

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-17 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 5:38 PM Jared K. Smith wrote: > > On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 3:41 PM Ben Rosser wrote: >> >> So... this is a lot of node.js packages, and I haven't really seen any >> discussion of this on the lists. And at least some of these are possibly >&

Re: Orphaned 215 packages

2020-06-16 Thread Ben Rosser
dependencies, and it's increasingly difficult due to old dependencies, even when they're not FTBFS or FTI or orphaned. I don't have the bandwidth to take over all of these, but I'd be willing to join some kind of collective effort to improve things. As far as I can tell, most node.js specfiles are pret

Re: CPE Weekly: 2020-04-04

2020-04-06 Thread Ben Rosser
ds so far has helped reassure me that's not the case. Not saying you're wrong that it would be nice to have the ability to poll a broader selection of packagers. But I'm not sure using the FESCo voting system would really accomplish that either. How many people ac

Re: Invalid body, keys: sls missing

2020-02-13 Thread Ben Rosser
On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 12:01 PM Jerry James wrote: > > I'm trying to get an f32 branch for a newly created package. Branch > creation has failed twice now with the error in $SUBJECT: > > https://pagure.io/releng/fedora-scm-requests/issue/22127 > > Can I get a human to look at that ticket

Unretire unshield

2020-02-07 Thread Ben Rosser
/releng/issue/9236 Thanks in advance, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct

Re: modular protobuf issue (Dec. 6, 2019) recap

2019-12-06 Thread Ben Rosser
s) of that RPM? (I realize that in this particular case, Igor is on FESCo, and so had the policy been followed more carefully, he would have been aware anyway). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email

Re: js-jquery - Re: List of long term FTBFS packages to be retired in February (beta)

2019-12-03 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 3:18 AM Tom Hughes wrote: > > Ben Rosser was working on sorting out grunt. In fact I believe he > took the first of those at least. > > Tom > > On 03/12/2019 07:45, Vít Ondruch wrote: > > According to [1], these are the packages which need to

Re: Announcing new anitya integration and de-orphaning process

2019-11-30 Thread Ben Rosser
mplementing new features like stream expansion. But in any case, I'm really glad that we do now finally have anitya integration and easy de-orphaning back in pkgdb. Thanks to everyone who made this happen! Ben Rosser ___ devel maili

Re: EPEL-8 builds

2019-11-07 Thread Ben Rosser
ainer first: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL/GuidelinesAndPolicies#Getting_a_Fedora_package_in_EPEL https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Getting_a_Fedora_package_in_EPEL Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe sen

Re: Modularity and all the things

2019-10-25 Thread Ben Rosser
rize, what the rules are and aren't for creating and upgrading streams, and so on. And if we can't figure out a way to square the goals for modularity with the necessary guidelines to not cause major problems in the distribution... well, maybe that calls for significant rethinking? Sincerely, Ben Ros

Re: Modularity and the system-upgrade path

2019-10-13 Thread Ben Rosser
I haven't seen many people speak up who are enthusiastic about modularity who aren't also involved in it in some way. Granted, that could well change over time as improvements are made-- I think the Java Situation has left a bad taste in everyone's mouth-- but it still seems like this is a good

Re: Has fedpkg + dist-git replaced rpmbuild for building new/local packages?

2019-10-07 Thread Ben Rosser
ild -bs && mock ../SRPMS/foo*.src.rpm until it builds (and is guideline compliant) 7. Upload somewhere when it is ready for review I agree that this might not be the ideal workflow to teach new packagers, but I don't think it is terrible. Ben Rosser

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-10-07 Thread Ben Rosser
nothing else, it would save me a click or two when trying to check if a package is up to date. > Trying to improve the package review process is something that has been in my > radar for a while now but not high enough in the priority list. Su

Re: Unretire nodejs-gaze

2019-10-03 Thread Ben Rosser
w request if >> we can get this unretired before the deadline. > > > It looks like this has been un-retired, so I'll go ahead and try to push an > updated build to rawhide just as soon as the Koji outage is over. Oops, I missed that you had requested a re-review. Thanks! Let me know

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-10-02 Thread Ben Rosser
On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 8:17 PM Ben Rosser wrote: > > On Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 1:59 PM Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote: > > There are regularly people complaining on this very list about how hard > > packaging has become. So here is a thread trying to see if you can come up > &

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-10-02 Thread Ben Rosser
nteract with, so perhaps it is in our interest to make it as pleasant as possible. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.f

Unretire nodejs-gaze

2019-10-01 Thread Ben Rosser
tired just under eight weeks ago for being FTBFS-- on 2019-08-08. Hopefully it still is within the deadline for not requiring rereview (that's eight weeks on Thursday)! I'll submit a releng ticket, and am notifying devel as requested by the policy. Sincerely,

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-09-26 Thread Ben Rosser
On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 5:29 PM Pierre-Yves Chibon wrote: > > On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 04:46:32PM +0200, Ben Rosser wrote: > > On Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 4:29 PM Pierre-Yves Chibon > > wrote: > > > There is a clear initial rejection of a PR-only contri

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-09-26 Thread Ben Rosser
improve things. We need to keep the simple/everyday use cases in mind here. I like that I can build a Fedora package with just a specfile-- essentially, a bit of metadata about how to build and install a package-- and don't need to modify an upstream archive. I

Re: Defining the future of the packager workflow in Fedora

2019-09-26 Thread Ben Rosser
ger", not the "expert packager". And I think that's packages with limited divergence from upstream (only a few patches) that only one, _maybe_ two, people regularly touch. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To u

Review swap

2019-09-17 Thread Ben Rosser
Hi all, Is anyone interested in a review swap for a Python(-ish) package? cocotb: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1747574 Happy to review anything in exchange. Cheers, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: University people in Fedora: Education/University SIG

2019-08-30 Thread Ben Rosser
on > [2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/University Hi Timothée, I think this is a great initiative! Maybe it's a bit early to ask, but I'm curious what sort of projects you see a SIG focusing on? (If grad students would be welcome here too, I might be interested. :) ) Cheers, Ben Rosser __

Re: Orphaned packages looking for new maintainers

2019-08-27 Thread Ben Rosser
mizdebsk, orphan 3 weeks ago ... > reflections orphan 4 weeks ago I have one Java package that requires both of these... although I'm sure if I take them I'll wind up needing to take more of the Java stack too. I guess I'll take them for no

Unretiring some nodejs packages

2019-08-26 Thread Ben Rosser
. Still, the policy requires an announcement on this list, so here it is. :) Cheers, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https

Re: Orphaning js-jquery

2019-04-26 Thread Ben Rosser
prepare and submit an objective proposal describing what they want to work on. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://getfedora.org/co

Re: Reviewing a package with an rpmfusion dependency

2019-03-18 Thread Ben Rosser
the difficulty is that you can't rely on ffmpeg being provided by RPM Fusion, because users could have a non-RPM-Fusion repository on their system that provides ffmpeg, so if could be dangerous to make assumptions about what the "ffmpeg" package actually is? Cheers, Ben Rosser __

Re: /etc/yum.repos.d -> /etc/distro.repos.d

2019-03-13 Thread Ben Rosser
it's not clear to me that there is one beyond a desire to get away from using the name "yum". Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct

Re: Organizing a "packager experience" objective and working group

2019-01-14 Thread Ben Rosser
leted from copr once the package gets approved (or removed if the review is closed WONTFIX, or something). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Condu

Re: Organizing a "packager experience" objective and working group

2019-01-14 Thread Ben Rosser
(Maybe #fedora-packaging, if it is not in use? Or maybe #fedora-packaging-qol or something instead.) Cheers, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedo

Unretiring rtv

2019-01-10 Thread Ben Rosser
which built just fine with Python 3.7-- upstream still seems to be active. I've submitted a new review here (and also built the package in copr): https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1665303 Happy to exchange a review swap. Cheers, Ben Rosser

Organizing a "packager experience" objective and working group

2019-01-10 Thread Ben Rosser
o add your own thoughts as well. Sincerely, Ben Rosser [1] https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org/thread/FYNU7W6KQQWA65JWVPUFDHKUP3RX6EKR/ [2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Objectives/Packager_Experience ___ dev

Re: How to avoid re-generating Pagure API keys all the time?

2018-12-13 Thread Ben Rosser
thout some sort of organization to make it happen, and to try and organize/focus the work. I don't know if that organization requires an Objective to make happen, but I think it would be nice to enshrine this as one of our medium-term goals. Cheers, Ben Rosser ___

Re: How to avoid re-generating Pagure API keys all the time?

2018-12-12 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 4:07 PM Till Maas wrote: > > Hi Ben, > > On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 11:42:51AM +0100, Ben Rosser wrote: > > > I don't know. I feel like we could do a lot to improve the experience > > of packaging by investing time into fixing these sorts of minor

Re: How to avoid re-generating Pagure API keys all the time?

2018-12-11 Thread Ben Rosser
ally doing anything to help, so I guess I'm part of the problem too). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://getfedora

Re: How to avoid re-generating Pagure API keys all the time?

2018-12-10 Thread Ben Rosser
sition to the idea, there just wasn't enough time or person-power to do it: https://pagure.io/pagure/issue/2549 Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of C

Re: Packaging FOSS that requires MATLab at runtime

2018-12-04 Thread Ben Rosser
om September, for instance: https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org/thread/FZZVKXUOW3TNUNX2JV2JGPUWFFGS3V3C/#426PWWHO6FVWBQSC6PP2D5HIKBONY6UE Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscrib

Re: Fedora Lifecycles: imagine longer-term possibilities

2018-11-14 Thread Ben Rosser
On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:04 PM Stephen John Smoogen wrote: > > On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 at 16:03, Ben Rosser wrote: > > > > On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 2:55 PM Stephen John Smoogen > > wrote: > > > From what I have talked with in the past.. 3 years is their bare >

Re: Fedora Lifecycles: imagine longer-term possibilities

2018-11-14 Thread Ben Rosser
n laptops than Fedora. Instead of working on a new "Fedora LTS" for this usage case, would time be better spent improving EPEL and CentOS for the desktop/laptop use case? I'd always thought of CentOS/RHEL as "Fedora LTS" anyway, to be honest. Ben Rosser _

Re: Ursa Major (modules in buildroot) enablement

2018-11-09 Thread Ben Rosser
d default streams of modules to the buildroot automatically-- I think that makes sense, if it can be done in a way that's transparent to end users and packagers. But-- unless I'm missing something obvious-- this isn't enough, unless everything is statically linked. B

Re: Orphaning several packages.

2018-10-23 Thread Ben Rosser
ed at this briefly a while ago-- it seems to me like verilog-mode is now part of emacs-common: $ rpm -qf /usr/share/emacs/26.1/lisp/progmodes/verilog-mode.elc emacs-common-26.1-3.fc28.x86_64 Is the stand-alone emacs-verilog-mode package necessary anymore, or can it just be re

Re: Fedora should replace mailing lists with Discourse

2018-10-19 Thread Ben Rosser
s, or have dismissed it as people who aren't willing to move with the times, or as just "hyperbole". Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproj

Re: Fedora should replace mailing lists with Discourse

2018-10-16 Thread Ben Rosser
over and seeing how well it works (and it sounded like the Council was considering doing this with council-discuss, which is probably a good first step). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to deve

Re: Fedora should replace mailing lists with Discourse

2018-10-16 Thread Ben Rosser
rally similar policies should be applied when considering major changes to the distribution's infrastructure. And the mailing lists are definitely an important part of the distribution's infrastructure. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedorapr

Re: Modularity is still confusing

2018-10-10 Thread Ben Rosser
ied it is because I'm not sure if it will actually be better... I guess it would be nice to read a sort of "modularity for the skeptical contributor" document or article that answers questions like this. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- de

Re: Orphaning some Java packages

2018-09-24 Thread Ben Rosser
in modules, or don't necessarily need to be in modules-- unless parts of the distribution start becoming module-only. (Maybe this discussion belongs in a new thread, but I think it's important). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fe

Re: fedora-package purpose and future

2018-09-04 Thread Ben Rosser
So I would guess that many packagers have followed this advice and have it installed on their systems. I certainly do. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Automating Package Review (Was: fedora-review -- do we have a maintainer?)

2018-08-16 Thread Ben Rosser
ackager, I bet we would catch a lot of the licensing/bundling problems. Anyway, I really like this idea. Maybe we should still require quasi-manual reviews for new contributors as part of the sponsorship process, though? Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list

Re: Packages which use the BuildRoot: directive

2018-07-11 Thread Ben Rosser
to sign off on it first. And as Matthew said, perhaps a requirement for approving this arrangement could be that the packager in question agrees to respect changes in dist-git (or automatically opened Pagure pull requests, or whatever) made by other people? Ben Rosser ___

Re: Packages which use the BuildRoot: directive

2018-07-11 Thread Ben Rosser
val (FESCo? FPC?) to maintain a package outside of Fedora dist-git. Then at least the number of such packages could be hopefully kept low. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.

Re: Fedora Elections May 2018 - Voting period of FESCo elections has started

2018-06-08 Thread Ben Rosser
he new infrastructure, which is making it really hard for packagers to stay up to speed. It doesn't help that this stuff isn't always communicated clearly.) Ben Rosser [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_package_collection_maintainers#Update_Yo

Re: F29 System Wide Change: Hide the grub menu

2018-05-31 Thread Ben Rosser
On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 7:29 PM, Adam Williamson wrote: > On Thu, 2018-05-31 at 19:19 -0400, Ben Rosser wrote: >> So, back to the topic of this thread: while I don't think this choice >> belongs in the installer, I do think there should be detailed >> instructions somewhere

Re: F29 System Wide Change: Hide the grub menu

2018-05-31 Thread Ben Rosser
or two, an ask.fp.o post, a couple forum threads, and a Stack Exchange post as the first few results, which makes me believe it's not currently well explained anywhere in our documentation? Perhaps that should be fixed, regardless whatever the outcome of this change discussion is. Ben Rosser __

Re: Status of OwnCloud/NextCloud

2018-04-03 Thread Ben Rosser
e number of people stuck on an older version. (I'd be happy to remake it from scratch on a new NextCloud installation, though. I figured I would probably have to do that anyway at some point). Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject

Re: Avoiding Jargon: dist-git

2018-03-24 Thread Ben Rosser
to describe technical details about dist-git and then includes a "user's guide", which is helpful... if you are a user trying to set up infrastructure. It's not very relevant to a packager trying to learn their way around things. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: [ACTION NEEDED] Missing BuildRequires: gcc/gcc-c++

2018-02-20 Thread Ben Rosser
m hyperrogue ocaml-mccs spasm-ng tfdocgen tilp2 Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Clean up your spec files

2018-02-08 Thread Ben Rosser
n newer rpm is > detected, but I'm not sure it's worth it for a single line. Well... personally, it's pretty annoying to have to remove this from every spec I generate using rpmdev-newspec. It also gives the impression that the newspec-generated spec

Re: Review swaps

2018-02-06 Thread Ben Rosser
On Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 1:09 PM, Robert-André Mauchin wrote: > Hello, > > I have a handful of packages that I'd like to be reviewed. I'm available for > any reviews you want in exchange (to the best of my ability). Hello, I'm happy to take ddgr and QEverCloud. Are you willing

Re: net-snmp, cmake, mc unresponsive packagers

2018-01-30 Thread Ben Rosser
t-snmp/pull-request/2 There were responses on the pull request you linked within the last week, including from the maintainer 5 days ago. I'm not sure how this qualifies as "unresponsive"? https://src.fedoraproject.org/rpms/net-snmp/pull-request/2#comment-3999 Ben Rosser __

Re: Package Question

2018-01-08 Thread Ben Rosser
On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 12:58 PM, Rob Crittenden wrote: > Florian Weimer wrote: >> On 01/08/2018 06:21 PM, Steve Dickson wrote: >>> Is it a problem for a package to pull from two different >>> upstream tar balls? Basically have >>> >>>

Re: Mass rebuilds update

2017-10-23 Thread Ben Rosser
. interesting. It's not clear to me why; as far as I knew, they both passed the mass rebuild. Or, rather, the binutils mass rebuild: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_27_Binutils_Mass_Rebuild. I haven't touched the packages since then. I'd be interested to know if this has happened to any of the

Re: Mass rebuilds update

2017-10-23 Thread Ben Rosser
ing fine. (And no FTBFS bugs have been filed against them). https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=23320 https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=23342 This makes me slightly dubious about the rest of the list. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Kernel 4.13 rebase plans

2017-09-22 Thread Ben Rosser
ush this potential concern under the rug with the "taking the distro hostage" comment, which I think is an overly excitable way to phrase a legitimate concern. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Sailing to others seas

2017-09-20 Thread Ben Rosser
25 f24 ) I believe I reviewed this; I'd be happy to take it. > In rpmfusion (free): > > * openmw -- Unofficial open source engine re-implementation of the game > Morrowind ( master f26 f25 f24 ) I would be happy to take this one too. I've requested ACLs via RPM Fusion pkgdb. My FA

Re: story of kerberos

2017-09-06 Thread Ben Rosser
hentication token on my system in order to interact with the different parts of the packaging plumbing. It seems to me that in an ideal world it would only require one mechanism to interact with all these services. That mechanism doesn't need to be Kerberos, but... if it's n

Re: [modularity] Modules and AppStream

2017-08-25 Thread Ben Rosser
n a half-baked manner (as you said) is an example of how it's all too easy *for* it to happen. Respectfully, this does not inspire confidence in how well the rollout of modularity across the entire distribution will go. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: f27 branch of retired package (was: pkgdb created branch 'f27' for the 'rpms/varnish-agent' package)

2017-08-16 Thread Ben Rosser
ive for those reverts? > > I'm not sure where I should file a bug. > > Thanks, > Dridi The same thing happened to me for my recently retired packages. When I inquired on IRC yesterday, I was told to file a bug against infra, so I did here: htt

Re: Council Elections - July/August 2017 - Result announcement

2017-08-15 Thread Ben Rosser
least giving a brief statement about your goals for the position, should be a *requirement* for running for an elected position in the project. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Naming policy for application vs library packages in Python

2017-08-09 Thread Ben Rosser
viewer's discretion whether or not the prefix must be part of the real name, too. Some other languages do already do this: nodejs [3] and ocaml [4] both explicitly have "if this primarily provides a tool or application" clauses in their naming guidelines. I think it makes sense to ha

Re: Introduction/looking for a sponsorship

2017-08-06 Thread Ben Rosser
t sure if this is a big enough change to need the change process, but it should be discussed) making rename into an alternative. [1] https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22577767/get-the-perl-rename-utility-instead-of-the-built-in-rename [2] https://fedoraprojec

Re: Introduction/looking for a sponsorship

2017-08-06 Thread Ben Rosser
/coprs/eclipseo/prename/). If you are interested in submitting prename to the review queue in addition to your other packages, I would be happy to take the review. I see you've already been sponsored, which is great! Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lis

Re: Pagure over dist-git: what changes?

2017-08-06 Thread Ben Rosser
s to work on in the migration!-- but the lack of one seems like an annoying but small regression. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Two more concrete ideas for what a once-yearly+update schedule would look like

2017-07-31 Thread Ben Rosser
's a good idea - care to propose it on the pull request yourself > since it was your idea? This is the line where an "or self.type is > newpackage" would go: > > https://github.com/fedora-infra/bodhi/pull/1678/files#diff-6406e7faaf2526

Re: Two more concrete ideas for what a once-yearly+update schedule would look like

2017-07-31 Thread Ben Rosser
flagging their bodhi update as "newpackage" when it's not, in fact, a new package to bypass the batching, but this seems like something that should be easy to do. Thanks, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Approved packages that never get imported?

2017-07-19 Thread Ben Rosser
On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 9:40 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > The story with this package (and I think there were some others) is > that they are required for 'opam' which is a source-based OCaml > packaging tool (think: Perl and the ‘cpan’ command). Jon Ludlam > turned up

Approved packages that never get imported?

2017-07-18 Thread Ben Rosser
://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/jonludlam/opam/) about a year ago and never heard back, so... technically I guess I could proceed with the non-responsive maintainer policy. But is that the right thing to do? Thanks in advance, Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list

Re: F27 System Wide Change: Graphical Applications as Flatpaks

2017-07-16 Thread Ben Rosser
ularly bother me. So I have no issue with this particular change. But I felt like I should chime in here because this change thread has turned (as any discussion on flatpak seems to) into a general discussion on the future of packaging technology, and I've been uneasy for about

Re: Review swaps

2017-07-03 Thread Ben Rosser
On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 7:01 PM, Sandro Mani wrote: > Hi Ben > > I'm happy to take the first two in exchange for > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1461368 > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1465676 > > which are simple C/C++ MinGW packages. Deal? > >

Review swaps

2017-07-03 Thread Ben Rosser
?id=1426962 nodejs-simple-markdown - Javascript markdown parsing, made simple: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1463821 nodejs-irc-colors - Color and formatting for irc made easy: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1463797 Ben Rosser

Re: Fedora Modules & Fedora 27 Server Edition (Changes)

2017-06-26 Thread Ben Rosser
solve this problem. Many of the packages I maintain are essentially one-offs that I'm not convinced will ever belong in a specific module-- where would things like this end up? Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Review Swaps: (mostly) very simple golang packages

2017-03-14 Thread Ben Rosser
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1411962 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1411961 Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

License change in quasselc

2017-01-20 Thread Ben Rosser
and still compatible with the new license, as quassel-irssi is the only Fedora package depending on quasselc at this time. Ben Rosser [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing:Main?rd=Licensing#License_Changes [2] https://github.com/phhusson/QuasselC/commit

Re: Applications with AppData and not visible in the software center

2017-01-05 Thread Ben Rosser
m" should at least be a warning or something when validating? Ben Rosser [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:AppData#.appdata.xml_file_creation [2] As evidenced by this scratch-build build I just ran https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=17172267 __

Re: Proposal: Rethink Fedora multilib support

2017-01-05 Thread Ben Rosser
like it or not, users, myself included, install nonfree software like Steam on systems and generally expect it to continue working from release to release. Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Rawhide aarch64: gcc bus error

2016-11-30 Thread Ben Rosser
at the koschei build fired in response to (among a few other things) a glibc upgrade, I wonder if this is a glibc bug on aarch64? Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Review swaps

2016-11-22 Thread Ben Rosser
* nodejs-int64-buffer: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1397620 * nodejs-qtdatastream: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1397621 (depends on nodejs-int64-buffer) Ben Rosser ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: List of packages owning %{python3_sitelib}/__pycache__

2016-11-16 Thread Ben Rosser
On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 8:49 PM, Athos Ribeiro <athoscribe...@gmail.com> wrote: > python-scp > I've fixed python-scp in Rawhide, thanks for the heads up. Ben Rosser. ___ python-devel mailing list -- python-devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To

Re: F26 Self Contained Change: Module Build Service

2016-11-07 Thread Ben Rosser
pers" writeup somewhere? (by which I mean "Fedora developers" in general). Ben Rosser [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Modularity ___ devel mailing list -- devel@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Review Swaps

2016-09-16 Thread Ben Rosser
gt; > resultsdb_frontend - Frontend for the ResultsDB > * https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1346245 > > Thanks, > > Tim > Taken resultsdb_frontend, any chance you could look at hddfancontrol? ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/

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