Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Mike Frysinger
On Friday 27 April 2012 00:43:15 Jonathan Callen wrote: On 04/26/2012 06:03 PM, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: I'd like to suggest we introduce the following very useful feature, as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): * two new files in profile directories supported,

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/26/2012 11:28 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Friday 27 April 2012 00:43:15 Jonathan Callen wrote: On 04/26/2012 06:03 PM, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: I'd like to suggest we introduce the following very useful feature, as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): * two new

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/26/2012 11:48 PM, Zac Medico wrote: On 04/26/2012 11:28 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Friday 27 April 2012 00:43:15 Jonathan Callen wrote: On 04/26/2012 06:03 PM, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: I'd like to suggest we introduce the following very useful feature, as soon as possible (which

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] New third party mirrors

2012-04-27 Thread Corentin Chary
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:21:36 +0200 Corentin Chary corentin.ch...@gmail.com wrote: Second solution: github http://cloud.github.com/downloads github-bad-uris -http://github.com/downloads/ -https://github.com/downloads/

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Michael Haubenwallner
On 04/27/12 00:03, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force * meaning is

[gentoo-dev] New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Amadeusz Żołnowski
Hi, I'd like to add attached license to portage/licenses/. Any objections? -- Amadeusz Żołnowski yEd Description: Binary data signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in www-plugins/adobe-flash: metadata.xml adobe-flash-11.2.202.228.ebuild ChangeLog

2012-04-27 Thread Maxim Kammerer
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 08:23, Ryan Hill dirtye...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:00:04 +0200, Jeroen Roovers j...@gentoo.org wrote: Er, some of my teenage systems run desktops just fine here, thanks. And one of them is just nine years old right now but still doesn't support SSE2

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 00:03:54 +0200 Andreas K. Huettel dilfri...@gentoo.org wrote: * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force * meaning is identical to package.use.mask

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Amadeusz Żołnowski
This license would go to EULA group. Is this correct? -- Amadeusz Żołnowski signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force * meaning is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force, except that the resulting rules are

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] New third party mirrors

2012-04-27 Thread Michał Górny
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:06:38 +0200 Corentin Chary corentin.ch...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:21:36 +0200 Corentin Chary corentin.ch...@gmail.com wrote: Second solution: github

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in www-plugins/adobe-flash: metadata.xml adobe-flash-11.2.202.228.ebuild ChangeLog

2012-04-27 Thread Alexis Ballier
On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 23:19:04 -0600 Ryan Hill dirtye...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:06:45 -0300 Alexis Ballier aball...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 15:15:34 -0400 Matt Turner matts...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Christian Ruppert

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Duncan
Amadeusz Żołnowski posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:30:32 +0200 as excerpted: This license would go to EULA group. Is this correct? That appears to be correct to me, yes. No distribution allowed. You're going to be doing restrict=mirror, correct? -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Amadeusz Żołnowski
Excerpts from Duncan's message of 2012-04-27 15:38:20 +0200: No distribution allowed. You're going to be doing restrict=mirror, correct? Why RESTRICT=mirror? I'd put RESTRICT=fetch, actually. -- Amadeusz Żołnowski signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Ulrich Mueller
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force * meaning is identical to package.use.mask

[gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Duncan
Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:41:21 -0700 as excerpted: On 04/26/2012 03:08 PM, Duncan wrote: Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:21:02 -0700 as excerpted: Also, don't forget to consider the possibility of interference between FEATURES=userpatch and epatch_user (applying same

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Michał Górny
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:15:35 + (UTC) Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:41:21 -0700 as excerpted: On 04/26/2012 03:08 PM, Duncan wrote: Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 08:21:02 -0700 as excerpted: Also, don't forget to consider the

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Duncan
Amadeusz Żołnowski posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:45:36 +0200 as excerpted: Excerpts from Duncan's message of 2012-04-27 15:38:20 +0200: No distribution allowed. You're going to be doing restrict=mirror, correct? Why RESTRICT=mirror? I'd put RESTRICT=fetch, actually. That works.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:15:35 + (UTC) Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: In ordered to make it globally available, it cannot simply be an EAPI-5 thing, it must apply to all current ebuilds whether they (or an inherited eclass) call epatch_user or not. Which means that conflict with the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Ian Stakenvicius
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 26/04/12 06:03 PM, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Dear all, I'd like to suggest we introduce the following very useful feature, as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): * two new files in profile directories supported,

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 9:45 AM, Amadeusz Żołnowski aide...@gentoo.org wrote: Excerpts from Duncan's message of 2012-04-27 15:38:20 +0200: No distribution allowed.  You're going to be doing restrict=mirror, correct? Why RESTRICT=mirror? I'd put RESTRICT=fetch, actually. I don't see much

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread William Hubbs
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 02:26:07PM +, Duncan wrote: Amadeusz Żołnowski posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:45:36 +0200 as excerpted: Excerpts from Duncan's message of 2012-04-27 15:38:20 +0200: No distribution allowed. You're going to be doing restrict=mirror, correct? Why

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Duncan
William Hubbs posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:34:05 -0500 as excerpted: Restrict=fetch is used when a user has to go to a web site and register or accept a license on the web site before they download the file the way I understand it. Thanks. I thought restrict=fetch was for when a website

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:35 AM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: I agree that the ~arch ebuilds should be tested in the same configuration in which they will end up in arch. However in this case, the possible configurations for arch are a subset of those in ~arch, so

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: Tho FWIW I think restrict=fetch applies to stuff like cd/dvd-based game data as well, where the agreement is on the cd not a website, but still requires specific click-thru. I think the real determiner should almost always be

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 06:49 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Amadeusz Żołnowski
I'd like to add attached license to portage/licenses/. Any objections? Because there seem to be no objection wrt license itself, I've just committed it. I'll wait with adding ebuild until we get some consensus wrt RESTRICT=fetch/mirror. -- Amadeusz Żołnowski signature.asc Description: PGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 07:27 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:15:35 + (UTC) Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: In ordered to make it globally available, it cannot simply be an EAPI-5 thing, it must apply to all current ebuilds whether they (or an inherited eclass) call epatch_user

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:41:35 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: In order to make it globally available, you put it in EAPI 5, and make the package mangler die at pretend time if the user has patches specified for a package that isn't EAPI 5. Or, have repoman assert that

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 08:45 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:41:35 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: In order to make it globally available, you put it in EAPI 5, and make the package mangler die at pretend time if the user has patches specified for a package that isn't EAPI

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:55:49 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: I suppose that we could do it both ways. The repoman check would be for people who want a practical approach that doesn't require all ebuilds to be converted to EAPI 5, and your strict die approach would be for people who

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 09:00 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 08:55:49 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: I suppose that we could do it both ways. The repoman check would be for people who want a practical approach that doesn't require all ebuilds to be converted to EAPI 5, and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:08:06 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: But there's no way the repoman check is going to give anything like reliable answers if you're involving eclasses... Okay, so people who need reliable answers can go with your strict approach. Meanwhile, it's

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 09:11 AM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 09:08:06 -0700 Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: But there's no way the repoman check is going to give anything like reliable answers if you're involving eclasses... Okay, so people who need reliable answers can go with

[gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
On 27/04/12 17:15, Duncan wrote: Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:41:21 -0700 as excerpted: Having the package manager interact with an eclass function like epatch_user is ugly, and it's unnecessary since we can pull all of the pieces into the package manager in EAPI 5. Any eclasses

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 07:20 AM, Michał Górny wrote: We could finally decide it'll be a Portage internal feature, and modify epatch_user() to export some Portage-specific indication that user patches were applied. Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab

2012-04-27 Thread Diego Elio Pettenò
Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default (commented out) definition of the serial consoles is a bit more.. modern. The current

[gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoostats, SoC 2011

2012-04-27 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
On 23/08/11 00:20, Vikraman wrote: Hi all, Gentoostats[0] is a GSoC 2011 project to collect package statistics from gentoo machines. Please check it out. Bug reports and feature suggestions are welcome. To submit your stats, use the app-portage/gentoostats ebuild from betagarden overlay[1].

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Amadeusz Żołnowski aide...@gentoo.org wrote: And this is probably the case when user has to accept a license on the website.  This is URL for zip archive of yEd-3.9.1:  http://www.yworks.com/en/products_download.php?file=yEd-3.9.1.zip It directs to website

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab

2012-04-27 Thread Greg KH
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:29:54AM -0700, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default (commented out)

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Andreas K. Huettel
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 17:26:48 schrieb Zac Medico: Maybe I'm missing something, but what would happen when the newest version of a package is marked stable? The masked USE flags would become unavailable for everyone? In order to be practical, I guess we'd have to add a constraint

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Andreas K. Huettel
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 13:35:21 schrieb Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn: Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force * meaning is identical

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ulrich Mueller
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Zac Medico wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a clean solution that doesn't rely on package manager interaction with eclasses. If we quickly draft an EAPI 5 spec, there's

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Andreas K. Huettel
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 16:31:10 schrieb Ian Stakenvicius: Where this would (have been|be) useful: * we had for a long time different revisions of subversion with/without kde useflag * cups-1.4 had the infamous libusb backend triggered by USE=usb * cups-1.5 has optional systemd support

[gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
On 27/04/12 20:38, Rich Freeman wrote: On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Amadeusz Żołnowskiaide...@gentoo.org wrote: And this is probably the case when user has to accept a license on the website. This is URL for zip archive of yEd-3.9.1:

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Andreas K. Huettel
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 11:30:57 schrieb Michael Haubenwallner: On 04/27/12 00:03, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force * syntax is

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 11:01 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Zac Medico wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a clean solution that doesn't rely on package manager interaction with

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab

2012-04-27 Thread Raúl Porcel
On 04/27/2012 07:29 PM, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default (commented out) definition of the serial

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab

2012-04-27 Thread Christian Ruppert
On 04/27/12 at 10:29AM -0700, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default (commented out) definition of the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Alec Warner
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 11:01 AM, Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Zac Medico wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a clean solution that doesn't rely on package manager

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoostats, SoC 2011

2012-04-27 Thread Alec Warner
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 10:34 AM, Nikos Chantziaras rea...@gmail.com wrote: On 23/08/11 00:20, Vikraman wrote: Hi all, Gentoostats[0] is a GSoC 2011 project to collect package statistics from gentoo machines. Please check it out. Bug reports and feature suggestions are welcome. To submit

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Michał Górny
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:01:15 +0200 Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Zac Medico wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a clean solution that doesn't rely on package

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Rich Freeman
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 2:04 PM, Nikos Chantziaras rea...@gmail.com wrote: Didn't the user already accept the license by putting it in ACCEPT_LICENSE?  If not, portage will not download it. Well, I'd argue that it is impossible to accept a license in the first place. It is possible to agree

[gentoo-dev] Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Jonathan Callen
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 04/27/2012 11:26 AM, Zac Medico wrote: In order to be practical, I guess we'd have to add a constraint which says that if KEYWORDS contains the stable variant of a particular keyword, then it should also be considered to implicitly contain

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 11:57 AM, Michał Górny wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:01:15 +0200 Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Zac Medico wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:01:15 +0200 Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: Since we've managed to survive up to this point without such a feature, I think it's worth the wait roll it into EAPI 5 and have a clean solution that doesn't rely on package manager interaction with eclasses. If we

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 12:25 PM, Jonathan Callen wrote: On 04/27/2012 11:26 AM, Zac Medico wrote: In order to be practical, I guess we'd have to add a constraint which says that if KEYWORDS contains the stable variant of a particular keyword, then it should also be considered to implicitly contain the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Ulrich Mueller
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Did I get it right, you are thinking about a special EAPI only for user patches? I'd say that the feature is not important enough to justify that. Didn't we have a few other cheap things lined up? Yes we do, and IMHO it would make much more sense

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread David Leverton
Zac Medico wrote: So, here's a description of the whole algorithm that I'd use: [snip] I think the following is equivalent, but simpler and more general since it doesn't have to mention details like ** and friends that aren't currently in PMS, and doesn't assume that the rule for handling

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Michał Górny
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:43:06 +0200 Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Did I get it right, you are thinking about a special EAPI only for user patches? I'd say that the feature is not important enough to justify that. Didn't we have a

EAPI 5 (Was: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available)

2012-04-27 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
On Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:58:24 +0200 Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: Of course, if we take the 'quick EAPI 5 route', it won't include anything useful. In the meantime, do we have a complete list of candidates for EAPI 5? Let's continue this on the PMS list. * user patches * EAPI parsing

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement

2012-04-27 Thread Amadeusz Żołnowski
We have had a talk about yEd on #gentoo-dev which is worth attaching here: @ulm aidecoe: I suspect that yEd is in violation of the GPL :/ @ulm their package zip file includes JavaHelp classes but no source code for them @ulm and I also don't see it at their site @ulm neither do they

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force

2012-04-27 Thread Zac Medico
On 04/27/2012 12:57 PM, David Leverton wrote: Zac Medico wrote: So, here's a description of the whole algorithm that I'd use: [snip] I think the following is equivalent, but simpler and more general since it doesn't have to mention details like ** and friends that aren't currently in PMS,

[gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Steven J Long
Zac Medico wrote: Steven J Long wrote: It seems there's two major cases, with autotools or without. In either case, epatch_user should be called after Gentoo patches have been applied. Why not make epatch_user set a variable to indicate that patches have been applied, and only apply the

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Changing default serial-console definition in inittab

2012-04-27 Thread Patrick Lauer
On 04/28/12 01:29, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: Since I've been configuring a couple of systems lately for remote access, which include configuring the serial console, I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to change our inittab so that the default (commented out) definition of the serial

[gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Proposal to move use.local.desc somewhere in /var

2012-04-27 Thread Steven J Long
Mike Frysinger wrote: On Wednesday 25 April 2012 02:26:19 Steven J Long wrote: Mike Frysinger wrote: Paul Varner wrote: Robin H. Johnson wrote: Why are we keeping it? I move that we remove it. It's been replaced by USE flags in metadata.xml for several years now. euse from

[gentoo-dev] Re: Making user patches globally available

2012-04-27 Thread Duncan
Nikos Chantziaras posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:55:12 +0300 as excerpted: On 27/04/12 17:15, Duncan wrote: Zac Medico posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:41:21 -0700 as excerpted: Having the package manager interact with an eclass function like epatch_user is ugly, and it's unnecessary since we can