[gentoo-dev] One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for December

2008-12-10 Thread Mike Frysinger
This is your one-day friendly reminder ! The monthly Gentoo Council meeting is tomorrow in #gentoo-council on irc.freenode.net. See the channel topic for the exact time (but it's probably 2000 UTC). If you're supposed to show up, please show up. If you're not supposed to show up, then show up

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI 2 policy for portage tree

2008-12-10 Thread Robert R. Russell
On Tuesday 09 December 2008 12:13:40 pm Petteri R├Ąty wrote: Robert R. Russell wrote: My personal opinion on this matter is pick one of the following: 1) perform the bugfix without a version bump and remain at the current EAPI version 2) perform the bugfix with a version bump and remain

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI 2 policy for portage tree

2008-12-10 Thread Daniel Drake
Robert R. Russell wrote: My answer is a simple example from my own system. My current system uses a motherboard that is around 6 months old and is only correctly supported by the latest ~arch gentoo-sources. The add on video card, a 1 to 2 year old nvidia card, works great with

Re: [gentoo-dev] Proposal: add a compiler-version entry to pkg db

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 23:35 Tue 09 Dec , Federico Ferri wrote: Donnie Berkholz wrote: As I mentioned on IRC, I think this isn't a very general use case (given the existence of --resume, --keep-going, etc.) so code to accomplish it the point was not resuming my emerge because the laptop hung. was more

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI 2 policy for portage tree

2008-12-10 Thread Daniel Drake
why offlist? Robert R. Russell wrote: Stabilization reports for ~xorg-x11 and the ~xf86-video-intel drivers aren't likely to go any where given the number of issues people are asking about on the forums But the important thing is that you notify the maintainers that you're in trouble. That

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Saving package emerge output (einfo, elog, ewarn, etc.) somewhere official

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 15:35 Mon 01 Dec , Joe Peterson wrote: However, what I see as perhaps a missing piece is more conceptual: the important connection between the valuable info in the emerge logs (and their somewhat transient default nature) and what a user looks for when he/she has a problem with a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Proposal for how to handle stable ebuilds

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 19:08 Mon 17 Nov , Tobias Scherbaum wrote: That would people require to use common sense. The past has shown that people tend to have different views of what common sense might be in a given case. Therefore policy in that aspect needs to be as clear and understandable as possible to

Re: [gentoo-dev] Proposal for how to handle stable ebuilds

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 13:13 Mon 10 Nov , Mark Loeser wrote: Instead of addressing archs as being slackers or not, this addresses it as a more granular layer of looking at ebuilds. Thanks to Richard Freeman for the initial proposal that I based this off of. Please give me feedback on this proposal, if you

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 10:44 Wed 12 Nov , Michael Hammer wrote: * Mark Loeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] [081112 00:46]: What issues do you see with having a wiki? Pages of poor quality with wrong informations. The wiki already exists and is popular, so these already happen. Even if it's not official it says

Re: [gentoo-dev] An official Gentoo wiki

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 16:52 Tue 11 Nov , Joe Peterson wrote: As for Wikipedia, there is always the fear that the info will be incorrect, but time has shown that wikis tend to be very accurate and get corrected quickly when not. A page's likelihood of correctness is roughly inversely proportional to its

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for December

2008-12-10 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 14:47 Mon 01 Dec , Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Please give the OK on the following, assuming no objections crop up before then: * [RFC] Label profiles with EAPI for compatibility checks (revised) http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev/msg_930f58fcebcbbcbe523c001f2c825179.xml * EAPI

[gentoo-dev] New FFMPEG will be stabilized and unsupported packages removed from tree.

2008-12-10 Thread Samuli Suominen
Maintainers, please see http://tinderbox.dev.gentoo.org/misc/rindex/media-video/ffmpeg and check if your package is compatible with latest FFMPEG in tree. If it's not, you still have few weeks time to fix your package. Otherwise it will be wiped from tree by treecleaners and media herds. Also, if