Re: [gentoo-dev] Improving the support for minor arches and less common profiles in CI

2018-01-07 Thread Michał Górny
W dniu sob, 06.01.2018 o godzinie 12∶10 +0100, użytkownik Michał Górny
> So I'm thinking of an alternate idea: to start adding staging warnings
> for additional profile class, combined with arch restriction. In other
> words, change CI from:
>   -p stable
> to:
>   -p stable,something -a alpha,amd64,...,mips,...
> with a separate class for NonSolvableDeps in non-stable profiles (like
> repoman's badindev/badinexp) that triggers only a staging-class warning.
> However, this means that:
> ১. We need to settle for either dev or exp being 'more' supported,
> and drop all unsupported profiles to the other group.
> ২. We need to fix the appropriate class of profiles for stable arches
> (or move them to the other group).
> ৩. The arches in question still need to generate reasonably low number
> of warnings.

I'd like to follow this with a more precise proposal. Namely, redefine
the current profile statuses to apply the following:

a. stable -> fully tested, all depgraph breakages are errors,

b. exp -> fully tested, all depgraph breakages are warnings,

c. dev -> developer's playground, not tested.

This would specifically mean that:

1. Any 'exp' profiles with serious breakage will temporarily be
downgraded to 'dev'.

2. A 'dev' profile can be upgraded to 'exp' if its scale of depgraph
breakage is reasonable (i.e. doesn't clutter the QA report with too many

3. A 'exp' profile can be upgraded to 'stable' only if it has no
depgraph breakages.

I don't have a strong opinion on whether we should pursue marking all
profiles 'stable', or if we support keeping 'exp' indefinitely.

The CI would be updated to test 'exp' profiles and report staging
warnings appropriately. Repoman would be updated to have warning-class
dependency.badinexp (like it has for .badindev right now) and to check
exp profiles by default.

Your thoughts?

Best regards,
Michał Górny

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Dropped EAPI 2/3 support in virtualx.eclass

2018-01-07 Thread Aaron Bauman

On January 6, 2018 8:11:09 PM EST, Duncan <> wrote:
>Justin Lecher posted on Sat, 06 Jan 2018 13:23:12 + as excerpted:
>> As there are no consumers [1] of the virtualx.eclass using ancient
>> I dropped support for EAPI=2/3
>> Best,
>> Justin
>> 1)
>> diff --git a/eclass/virtualx.eclass b/eclass/virtualx.eclass
>Dropped, past tense, the commit is already made to the tree, or will
>using that diff, assuming no strong objections here?
>Keep in mind that people may still be using it in the overlays even
>it's out of the main tree.  That isn't on its own a reason to avoid 
>dropping it from the eclass in the tree, but part of the idea of
>such changes here is to at least warn people maintaining overlays that 
>/might/ use it, so they can either port or grab a copy of the eclass
>their overlay before the change.
>So that past-tense "dropped", if indeed that's what it was, looks a bit
>rude, not giving notice at all.  But if it's "dropped in this patch,
>this patch not yet applied, so will drop in the tree when it is",
>on with the usual timing, then. =:^)
>(My non-scientific observation seems to indicate at least a week of 
>notice appears to be the norm, if there's no substantial changes 
>suggested or a wait requested.  If there's a wait requested, for
>tree I'd say perhaps a month, max, no longer necessary for out-of-tree 
>unless you simply want to be extra nice, because if nothing else they
>just grab a copy before the change and if they can't even do /that/ in
>month... .  Beyond that and the old version can always be dug out of
>if necessary.)
>Either way, thanks for the cleanup. =:^)

You think a distribution should wait a month for changes in order to not break 
something that is unsupported?  He did give you the diff if you're that 
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.

[gentoo-dev] Re: [PATCH] Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> USE=headers-only

2018-01-07 Thread Sergei Trofimovich
On Sat, 30 Dec 2017 18:48:02 +
Sergei Trofimovich  wrote:

> CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS is a USE_EXPAND of a single item: headers-only.
> Convert it to a global USE flag instead.
> The changes are:
> - mechanical ebuild rename (touches libcs and kernel headers):
> $ sed -e 's@crosscompile_opts_headers-only@headers-only@g' \
> -i $(git grep -l headers-only)
> - added global 'headers-only' USE
> 'headers-only' flag is used by crossdev to bootstrap stage1 compiler
> before libc is available.
> crossdev switched to USE=headers-only in =sys-devel/crossdev-20171230.
> After crossdev goes stable this change can go in.
> CC:
> CC:
> CC:
> CC:
> CC:
> CC:
> Reported-by: Michał Górny
> Bug:
> Signed-off-by: Sergei Trofimovich 

Pushed as a batch of commits:

8dd32dc8bd8 profiles: drop CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS USE_EXPAND, bug #642712
e1172c04556 toolchain.eclass: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
60b276fb7c3 toolchain-glibc.eclass: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
ce86854ff88 kernel-2.eclass: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
98965f4b376 dev-embedded/avr-libc: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
e18277296d7 dev-libs/cygwin: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
d4ea3345c87 dev-util/mingw-runtime: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
67ec9ae5fc7 dev-util/mingw64-runtime: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
84524c10349 dev-util/w32api: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
11ad885f29c sys-freebsd/freebsd-lib: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
91a02442c5a sys-libs/glibc: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
d0bf3364d71 sys-libs/musl: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
7ebe9beefaf sys-libs/newlib: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
113d629bf4c sys-libs/uclibc: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
365914db135 sys-libs/uclibc-ng: Migrate CROSSCOMPILE_OPTS=headers-only -> 
7866e987215 profiles/use.desc: add new USE=headers-only global flag



Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Deleting old news items

2018-01-07 Thread Denis Lisov
On Sat, Jan 6, 2018 at 1:05 PM, Ulrich Mueller  wrote:
> Filtering in eselect news would be problematic: Obtaining the list
> of items with "eselect news list" and e.g. reading them with "eselect
> news read" are issued as separate commands, which requires that the
> list of valid items does not change. However, time-based filtering
> could cause a race condition, like an item expiring between execution
> of the two commands.

Would it be possible to make the expiration times use not the wall
clock time, but the timestamp of the repository if one is available?

That would not only be more predictable (can expire on repository
manipulations only), but also better suited for updating severely
outdated systems. You can advance the repository state by 1 year and
read the news items as they were at that time, not half of them
expired and hidden.

Denis Lisov.

[gentoo-dev] Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2018-01-07 23:59 UTC

2018-01-07 Thread Robin H. Johnson
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Re: Re : Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] Constraint-Based Dependency Solver for Portage: a prototype

2018-01-07 Thread Michael Lienhardt

Dear Alexander,

Many thanks for the advices.
I started few discussions on the forum and will go to FOSDEM.
I'll see where it will go.


Il 16/12/2017 14:39, Alexander Berntsen ha scritto:

On 13/12/17 02:52, wrote:

But maybe there are things we can do to help start a dialog, like:
  - reaching in other mailing lists

I don't think a post to gentoo-dev would be remiss in this case.

  - posting on a Gentoo forum

Always useful, I'm told, though I don't venture there. But that way
you're far more likely to engage *users*.

  - participating in a workshop/conference/other where we could directly meet 
and discuss with the community

FOSDEM and Linux Days are probably the best choices.

  - or simply starting an informal discussion by email where instead of having 
to look into the Github repository, you could directly ask me

If someone has the time, that'll probably naturally happen through the
MLs. Christmas time tends to be peak bikeshedding hours at Gentoo, so
maybe cross-post to -dev closer to the holidays?