[gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-06 Thread Christian Faulhammer
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hi, Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com: At the very least, before attempting any mass recruitment, the quiz needs to be lengthened, brought up to date and split into answer these on the spot on IRC without having seen the question

[gentoo-dev] Re: An Introduction to Gentoo Prefix

2009-05-06 Thread Christian Faulhammer
Hi, Fabian Groffen grob...@gentoo.org: While some of you may have heard of it, we -- the Prefix team -- have the impression that for most developers the Gentoo Prefix project is in general an unknown, hidden and vague project, that primarily generates a lot of commits. Therefore, we have

[gentoo-dev] Project summaries

2009-05-06 Thread Christian Faulhammer
Hi, any project lead/member can post an answer to this mail for a status report: Gentoo Lisp in general: We are working on all our problems, but some sub-projects are a bit understaffed (e.g. Common Lisp, because pchrist is away for a year), while Scheme is in good shape but has only one active

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-06 Thread Rémi Cardona
Petteri Räty a écrit : Currently we really don't need to fail that many people as those who end up at that point in the process almost always have good enough skills as they have contributed via overlays for quite a while. Ditto on that. Most recruits I've been actively watching these past few

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for May 14

2009-05-06 Thread Tiziano Müller
Updated meeting agenda can be found here: http://dev.gentoo.org/~dev-zero/council/meeting-agenda-20090514.txt Changes: - Added the issue of removing old eclasses to the list. Cheers, Tiziano Am Sonntag, den 03.05.2009, 23:47 +0200 schrieb Tiziano Müller: This is your friendly reminder! Same

Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development (was: Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring)

2009-05-06 Thread Gilles Dartiguelongue
Le mardi 05 mai 2009 à 01:59 +0200, Olivier Huber a écrit : Hi, [...] , I propose to add a bug-with-patch alias or something like that. Cheers, You mean something like the Inclusion keyword in bugzilla ? Or maybe a separate keyword that would indicate unreviewed patches. It's sad we

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in mail-mta/courier: ChangeLog courier-0.61.2.ebuild

2009-05-06 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Monday 04 May 2009 09:43:04 Thomas Anderson wrote: filter-flags '-fomit-frame-pointer' filter-flags in global scope? You should put that in src_unpack/src_prepare. it shouldnt exist at all -mike signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-dev] An Introduction to Gentoo Prefix

2009-05-06 Thread Markos Chandras
On Tuesday 05 May 2009 21:18:14 Fabian Groffen wrote: While some of you may have heard of it, we -- the Prefix team -- have the impression that for most developers the Gentoo Prefix project is in general an unknown, hidden and vague project, that primarily generates a lot of commits.

[gentoo-dev] yet another modprobe change (.conf)

2009-05-06 Thread Mike Frysinger
looks like modprobe is changing yet again such that all files in /etc/modprobe.d/ have to end in .conf. feel free to fix your ebuilds (a simple rename), but i'll do it whenever i notice. -mike signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

[gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-06 Thread Duncan
Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org posted 20090506083356.4a561...@gentoo.org, excerpted below, on Wed, 06 May 2009 08:33:56 +0200: Apart from growing into your job (that's what happened with me), recruiters do quite long IRC sessions with the applicant. Apart from questions not found in

Re: [gentoo-dev] Project summaries

2009-05-06 Thread Peter Alfredsen
On Wed, 6 May 2009 08:49:53 +0200 Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org wrote: Hi, any project lead/member can post an answer to this mail for a status report: Gentoo .NET progress Currently doing good. Nothing much to report. Everything is shiny and well-oiled. SVN ebuilds of trunk and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-06 Thread Peter Faraday Weller
On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 01:45 +0300, Markos Chandras wrote: On Tuesday 05 May 2009 23:45:14 AllenJB wrote: [..snip..] I am sure there are some developers which can offer a great amount of time to help/revibe slacking or dead projects ( e.g. userrel, newsletters etc ). The thing is that

Re: [gentoo-dev] Project summaries

2009-05-06 Thread Tomáš Chvátal
Future projects: revdep-rebuild support for mono! AOT support Getting Mono tests to not fail in Sandbox. Reducing the bus-factor. I have too much of this stuff in my head. I should write docs... Later. Add to your todo: Making mono working on KDE4. It has bindings, but i dont have guts for

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-06 Thread Roy Bamford
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 2009.05.06 19:32, Peter Faraday Weller wrote: On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 01:45 +0300, Markos Chandras wrote: On Tuesday 05 May 2009 23:45:14 AllenJB wrote: [..snip..] I am sure there are some developers which can offer a great amount of time to

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-06 Thread Peter Faraday Weller
On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 19:40 +0100, Roy Bamford wrote: [..snip..] [snip] The only issue I have with the idea is that projects with dead members and slacking leaders are unlikely to perform such a task, so you'll never get any updates from them, so devs will be demotivated to work on

[gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-06 Thread Duncan
Mart Raudsepp l...@gentoo.org posted 1241633816.25192.2.ca...@localhost, excerpted below, on Wed, 06 May 2009 21:16:56 +0300: On Wed, 2009-05-06 at 17:25 +, Duncan wrote: Christian Faulhammer posted: recruiters do quite long IRC sessions with the applicant. Apart from questions not

[gentoo-dev] Re: Retiring

2009-05-06 Thread Duncan
Peter Faraday Weller w...@gentoo.org posted 1241642515.3120.16.ca...@localhost.localdomain, excerpted below, on Wed, 06 May 2009 21:41:54 +0100: Maybe dead projects are cleaned like treecleaners ? This actually sounds like a pretty good idea, and one that I might actually be interested in.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Project summaries - Alpha Arch Team

2009-05-06 Thread Robert Buchholz
On Wednesday 06 May 2009, Tobias Klausmann wrote: I've been toying with the idea of offering something akin to Debians popularity contest tool. Some people are rather uncomfortable with data gathering tools that send stuff to some strangers, so I don't know how well it would work. I list this

Re: [gentoo-dev] Project summaries - Alpha Arch Team

2009-05-06 Thread Sebastian Pipping
Robert Buchholz wrote: Note that we have a Summer of Code student this year who is working on a project to gather both hardware and software statistics from Gentoo users. If you have any special requirements for your platform, I am sure he has open ears. No need to invent two wheels at the