[gentoo-dev] status of ruby 1.8.7?

2008-12-17 Thread Hanno Böck
Hi,

We have ruby 1.8.7 in the tree masked since April.

# Richard Brown rbr...@gentoo.org (16 Apr 2008)
# Masked for test
=dev-lang/ruby-1.8.7*

There's no tracker bug or anything alike about the status of unmasking, so I 
wanted to ask what's the status here.


Beside, I'd like to repeat that I think it's a very bad idea to add new 
packages to package.mask for testing without any further information. 
Usually a tracker bug is a good idea, but any other note where to find 
information what needs to be done to get things ready is fine.


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Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: gzip-dict

2008-12-17 Thread Donnie Berkholz
On 23:06 Tue 16 Dec , Peter Volkov wrote:
 В Втр, 16/12/2008 в 19:27 +, Ciaran McCreesh пишет:
  What's the point of having this as an option at all? Is it really
  something that affects the end user in any way?
 
 The reason is that this feature requires additional dependency on
 app-text/dictd package (to compress dictionary data dictzip program is
 required).

Is that some huge package that takes an unreasonable amount of time to 
build or space to install? If not, this doesn't seem like a very 
meaningful choice to me.

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Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Developer, Gentoo Linux
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Automatic filing of stable requests

2008-12-17 Thread Jeroen Roovers
On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 13:40:19 +0100
Tobias Scherbaum dertobi...@gentoo.org wrote:

 From both a maintainers and arch-developers view: I'd like to see
 automatically generated stable requests, but I'd leave it up to the
 maintainer/herd/team to add architectures after a quick review (also
 if there's a auto-stable-request tag set in metadata!).

+1

So let noone CC arch teams except maintainers. I've seen that go wrong
in the past. For arch team members that means thoroughly checking who
CC'd whom, but I guess that's a given. :)



Kind regards,
 jer