[gentoo-dev] Why do packages which will not build remain in the distribution list?

2009-12-30 Thread Robert Bradbury
For the last week or so, there have been packages in the world distribution list which previously installed fine which currently do not, these include ruby-gdkpixbuf2, ruby-pango, ruby-gtk2, ruby-gnomecanvas2, ruby-gnome2 and ruby-libglade2 (this is on an x86 system). My reading of the bug

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: clutter.eclass -- new eclass for packages related to Clutter

2009-12-30 Thread Christian Faulhammer
Hi, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org: The eclass is attached, and is very simple, consisting of just SRC_URI, DEPEND, LICENSE, DOCS, and src_install. No objections. V-Li -- Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode

Re: [gentoo-dev] Why do packages which will not build remain in the distribution list?

2009-12-30 Thread Petteri Räty
On 12/30/2009 12:11 PM, Robert Bradbury wrote: For the last week or so, there have been packages in the world distribution list which previously installed fine which currently do not, these include ruby-gdkpixbuf2, ruby-pango, ruby-gtk2, ruby-gnomecanvas2, ruby-gnome2 and ruby-libglade2 (this

Re: [gentoo-dev] Non-free software in Gentoo

2009-12-30 Thread Richard Freeman
On 12/29/2009 07:52 PM, Greg KH wrote: No, the readme/copying is correct, it covers all of the code that runs on the processor as one body of work. Firmware blobs are different in that they do not run in the same processor, and can be of a different license. Yes, but they don't cover

Re: [gentoo-dev] Why do packages which will not build remain in the distribution list?

2009-12-30 Thread Richard Freeman
On 12/30/2009 05:18 AM, Petteri Räty wrote: You need to understand what the world set means. The world set is the packages in /var/lib/portage/world and the sets from /var/lib/portage/world_sets . From this follows that we can't change the content of the world set as it's a user specific

Re: [gentoo-dev] Why do packages which will not build remain in the distribution list?

2009-12-30 Thread Alex Legler
On Wed, 30 Dec 2009 06:58:48 -0500, Richard Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: [...] So a build error might not reflect a problem with the package you're trying to build. This is the case here. Some packages install broken pkg-config files (missing a Name: field) which will cause pkg-config

[gentoo-dev] Qt3 deprecation and removal policy

2009-12-30 Thread Ben de Groot
As announced 5 months ago[1], Gentoo's Qt team now officially deprecates usage of x11-libs/qt:3 and packages depending on this version of Qt. The only supported and maintained version of Qt, both by the upstream developers (Nokia) and the Gentoo Qt Project, is now only version 4 (specifically

Re: [gentoo-dev] Election for the Gentoo Council empty seat

2009-12-30 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:57:41PM -0100, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello. As announced by Denis (Calchan)[1], we need to have an election for the Gentoo Council's empty seat. We'll be putting up a page with all the information for

Re: [gentoo-dev] Election for the Gentoo Council empty seat

2009-12-30 Thread Markos Chandras
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:57:41PM -0100, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello. As announced by Denis (Calchan)[1], we need to have an election for the Gentoo Council's empty seat. We'll be putting up a page with all the information

Re: [gentoo-dev] Election for the Gentoo Council empty seat

2009-12-30 Thread Alex Alexander
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 09:27:12PM +0200, Markos Chandras wrote: On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:57:41PM -0100, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Hello. As announced by Denis (Calchan)[1], we need to have an election for the Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Qt3 deprecation and removal policy

2009-12-30 Thread Zhu Sha Zang
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Em 30-12-2009 15:14, Ben de Groot escreveu: As announced 5 months ago[1], Gentoo's Qt team now officially deprecates usage of x11-libs/qt:3 and packages depending on this version of Qt. The only supported and maintained version of Qt, both by the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Qt3 deprecation and removal policy

2009-12-30 Thread Espen Hustad
2009/12/30 Zhu Sha Zang zhushaz...@yahoo.com.br: Cheers, A question: My systems don't use qt3 use flag since six months ago, but using qt3support USE FLAG. It's sane keep this flag set in make.conf? If you use KDE or anything else that depends on the qt3support use flag, then it is a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Qt3 deprecation and removal policy

2009-12-30 Thread Ben de Groot
2009/12/30 Zhu Sha Zang zhushaz...@yahoo.com.br: A question: My systems don't use qt3 use flag since six months ago, but using qt3support USE FLAG. It's sane keep this flag set in make.conf? Absolutely. That useflag is also enabled by default in the desktop profile, because KDE4 depends on

Re: [gentoo-dev] Non-free software in Gentoo

2009-12-30 Thread Greg KH
On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 09:42:06PM -0500, Vincent Launchbury wrote: Greg KH wrote: The fact that some people claim that the firmware blobs somehow violate the GPLv2 license of the kernel is a claim, not a fact, so please do not state it as such. Hi Greg, Thanks for your reply. I

Re: [gentoo-dev] Non-free software in Gentoo

2009-12-30 Thread Greg KH
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 06:43:47AM -0500, Richard Freeman wrote: On 12/29/2009 07:52 PM, Greg KH wrote: No, the readme/copying is correct, it covers all of the code that runs on the processor as one body of work. Firmware blobs are different in that they do not run in the same processor, and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Non-free software in Gentoo

2009-12-30 Thread Harald van Dijk
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 08:51:18PM -0800, Greg KH wrote: On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 06:43:47AM -0500, Richard Freeman wrote: On 12/29/2009 07:52 PM, Greg KH wrote: No, the readme/copying is correct, it covers all of the code that runs on the processor as one body of work. Firmware blobs are

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] binpkg doesn't pull-in dependency required by USE flag

2009-12-30 Thread Zac Medico
On 12/29/2009 11:45 PM, Amit Dor-Shifer wrote: Normally, when jce is on, sun-jdk pulls-in sun-jce-bin: amit0 myebuilds # USE=${USE} jce emerge -p sun-jdk These are the packages that would be merged, in order: Calculating dependencies... done! [ebuild N f ] dev-java/sun-jce-bin-1.6.0

[gentoo-portage-dev] forcing a USE flag if another is on

2009-12-30 Thread Amit Dor-Shifer
Is there some method of specifing if USE flag X is enabled, enable USE flag y as-well? Something like a conditional use.force file in profiles/. Amit

[gentoo-portage-dev] Re: forcing a USE flag if another is on

2009-12-30 Thread Duncan
Amit Dor-Shifer posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2009 16:45:40 +0200 as excerpted: Is there some method of specifing if USE flag X is enabled, enable USE flag y as-well? Something like a conditional use.force file in profiles/. Amit That should be doable globally using /etc/portage/bashrc or the like (

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] Re: forcing a USE flag if another is on

2009-12-30 Thread Brian Harring
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 04:20:45PM +, Duncan wrote: Amit Dor-Shifer posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2009 16:45:40 +0200 as excerpted: Is there some method of specifing if USE flag X is enabled, enable USE flag y as-well? Something like a conditional use.force file in profiles/. Amit That