Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: media-fonts/symbola

2020-04-01 Thread James Cloos
>>>>> "UM" == Ulrich Mueller writes: UM> So, removal of the package seems to be the only option that makes sense, UM> unless we would downgrade to that old version. Agreed. Cest la vie. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: media-fonts/symbola

2020-04-01 Thread James Cloos
>>>>> "UM" == Ulrich Mueller writes: UM> I've sent an e-mail message upstream, asking for confirmation that 10.24 UM> can be used, copied, modified, and/or distributed freely. cool. i hope useful info results. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: media-fonts/symbola

2020-03-31 Thread James Cloos
in wayback, 10.23 probably is as well. The last usable version would be a useful find. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-dicts/sword-*

2020-01-07 Thread James Cloos
tSVV it says so on that page. My recollection was pd in general, but i see there may be some not. I paid closer attention to things that would go under app-dict before the last couple of strokes -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-dicts/sword-*

2020-01-07 Thread James Cloos
>>>>> "UM" == Ulrich Mueller writes: UM> # Ulrich Müller (2020-01-06) UM> # No license, therefore we have no permission to redistribute That is untrue. They are public domain. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-21 Thread James Cloos
>>>>> "RY" == Richard Yao writes: RY> ext4 is probably okay, but don’t quote me on that. Ext4 works fine here for a local distfiles mirror. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Need ARM/AArch64 test data for cpuid2cpuflags

2019-09-12 Thread James Cloos
:0010 armv7l I have a couple of cheap arm32 (don't recall manuf) which report: hwcap:000fb8d7 hwcap2: armv7l A c.h.i.p. says: hwcap:0008b0d6 hwcap2: armv7l All of my other arm boards are offline. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] dynamic groups and users

2019-08-02 Thread James Cloos
should be used for system uids. -JimC -- James Cloos OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Current status with openssl-1.1

2018-06-09 Thread James Cloos
>>>>> "LW" == Lars Wendler writes: LW> openssh upstream even raised the idea to simply focus crypto support in LW> their software on libressl Debian plans on using libressl for openssh (statically, I presume), once openssl-1.0 is removed from their

[gentoo-dev] libressl blocker

2017-08-02 Thread James Cloos
Bug 626298 should block 561854 (the LibreSSL tracker). Could someone with the required perms mark it so? Thanks, -JimC -- James Cloos <cl...@jhcloos.com> OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: improve file system mounting and unmounting in OpenRC

2015-08-05 Thread James Cloos
to edit fstab(5). Remote filesystems might be differnt, but for local filesystems the status quo is better. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] bugs.gentoo.org and dnssec

2015-04-21 Thread James Cloos
-down approach. AIUI, the current release should work. If you see that issue with 2.72 or later, they'd like to hear about it. Their list is: dnsmasq-disc...@lists.thekelleys.org.uk -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: www-servers/publicfile, www-apache/mod_roaming, gnome-base/gnome-js-common, dev-libs/seed, net-irc/xchat-gnome, app-backup/rdiff-backup, app-backup/pybackpack, sys-fs/rdiff

2015-03-22 Thread James Cloos
PR == Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org writes: PR # Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org (22 Mar 2015) PR # Cannot be fetched, also has licensing issues (#531270). PR # Removal in a month. PR www-servers/publicfile Sine when ca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: www-servers/publicfile, www-apache/mod_roaming, gnome-base/gnome-js-common, dev-libs/seed, net-irc/xchat-gnome, app-backup/rdiff-backup, app-backup/pybackpack, sys-fs/rdiff

2015-03-22 Thread James Cloos
fetches fine. Just curious. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Review: desc/cpu_flags_x86.desc

2015-01-30 Thread James Cloos
, for some stuff. (Obviously . xor _ in the ebuilds (a/o eclasses?) would be nice.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] My masterplan for git migration (+ looking for infra to test it)

2014-09-14 Thread James Cloos
likely strip the history anyway to get a small MG repo to work with. +1 on that. The cvs repo can be converted to an historical git repo on a slower timeframe, and remain available as cvs until then. That old-vs-fresh concept worked fine for other projects (including Linux). -JimC -- James Cloos cl

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: app-crypt/opencdk, net-dialup/gnome-ppp, media-plugins/vdr-dxr3, media-video/dxr3config, media-video/em8300-libraries, net-misc/xsupplicant, sys-cluster/util-vserver, www-a

2014-07-28 Thread James Cloos
AX == Alex Xu alex_y...@yahoo.ca writes: AX Please don't crosspost followup messages, especially to the same mailing AX list twice. Ick. I didn't notice the cc details when I replied. ☹ -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: app-crypt/opencdk, net-dialup/gnome-ppp, media-plugins/vdr-dxr3, media-video/dxr3config, media-video/em8300-libraries, net-misc/xsupplicant, sys-cluster/util-vserver, www-a

2014-07-27 Thread James Cloos
at that. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] cvs.gentoo.org, git.gentoo.org, *.overlays.gentoo.org migration timeline ssh keys

2014-07-01 Thread James Cloos
sshfp for all four keys when the new host takes over. Thanks! -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6 signature.asc Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] old masked for testing entries

2014-06-30 Thread James Cloos
with care. So it should be fine to unmask 5.3 and slowly update reverse dependencies to depend on 5.3 instead of whichever 4.x they currently demand. Unmasking the earlier 5.x releases seems unnecessary, though. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] old masked for testing entries

2014-06-30 Thread James Cloos
MG == Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org writes: MG Dnia 2014-06-30, o godz. 17:40:16 MG James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com napisał(a): So it should be fine to unmask 5.3 and slowly update reverse dependencies to depend on 5.3 instead of whichever 4.x they currently demand. Unmasking the earlier 5

Re: [gentoo-dev] old masked for testing entries

2014-06-30 Thread James Cloos
it in an aside, I could have thought of a better example. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 0x997A9F17ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News item draft for =sys-fs/udev-209 upgrade

2014-02-24 Thread James Cloos
rename it accordingly or see the wiki link[1] D below for other options. +1 on that. The proposed rewrite does a much better job of explaining why anyone should care about the change. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Should we allow picture files in the Portage tree?

2014-02-15 Thread James Cloos
not true for xbm and xpm files; those are valid C programs and are completely readable. And editable. The gentoo.logo file from app-misc/linux-logo is also easily read and edited. Diff(5)s also work well, so their cvs and git history is usable. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] new eclass proposal, perl-mb-tiny.eclass

2013-09-03 Thread James Cloos
} in dev-perl|perl-core) mytargets=install ;; *) mytargets=install ;; esac fi Did the case block originally have different results for different CATEGORYs? Otherwise it looks good. And useful. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: final version of git-r3 (+ compat for git-2)

2013-09-03 Thread James Cloos
the same submodule, and/or if a package exists for it in its own right, will the same store clone be used for all of them? Including when some use git://, others https://, et al? -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] git.eclass, git-2.eclass... git-r1.eclass?

2013-09-01 Thread James Cloos
its current API and documentation as TW well as what actually works in the Portage tree. +1 on all of that. git-3 is a better name than using -r1. And leave git-2 there for at /least/ a year. There are a LOT of out of tree git-2 users. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] font.eclass add Xorg FontPath elements for non-standard paths

2013-07-05 Thread James Cloos
-Font-Server which uses libfontconfig to find fonts, generates and keeps a cache of fc-pattern to/from xlfd mappings, and serves said fonts to X servers. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] News item preceding net-print/cups-1.6 stabilization

2013-07-05 Thread James Cloos
-1.5 A couple of them which involve postscript documents and/or postscript printers have been fixed in bzr and should be part of the next release. I'm also working on additional improvements I hope to see in the next release of the filters. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

[gentoo-portage-dev] portage 9999 at commit 2d5e38b495776e5bb2266848a3365667f3ca7233 **SLOW**

2013-05-01 Thread James Cloos
above.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default

2013-04-12 Thread James Cloos
announcement won't hurt anyone. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default

2013-04-11 Thread James Cloos
did. The backup of my (now dead) laptop also has such an entry. The rcs log for that one shows that it got added in late '03, and not manually. I imagine therefore that it is not all that uncommon. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
MC == Markos Chandras hwoar...@gentoo.org writes: MC # Removal in 30 days MC app-text/cuneiform That one should not go. There are not enough quality ocr engines available, Gentoo needs to keep all of them. And a couple of bugs is never a sufficient reason to kick a package. -JimC -- James

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
the community and is never welcome. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
RF == Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org writes: RF Is this package working in the typical case? That is, when you aren't RF intentionally trying to buffer-overflow it or otherwise break it? I haven't found an image file which causes it to crash. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] [PATCH v2] prepman: do not compress files =128 bytes

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
MF == Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org writes: MF the subject does say prepman ;) I guess that blended in with the [] sections; all I remember noticing in the subject was the text after the last colon -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] [PATCH v2] prepman: do not compress files =128 bytes

2013-03-21 Thread James Cloos
common denominator. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] How is group usb used in your system, if at all?

2013-03-16 Thread James Cloos
:113:1013:added by portage for gentoo-vdr-scripts:/var/vdr:/bin/bash -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo GPG key policies

2013-02-20 Thread James Cloos
with aes128/sha256, rsa 7k for aes192/sha384 and rsa 15k for aes256/sha512. If 3k provides comparable security to aes128 and sha256, and one needs to more than double the rsa key length to compare with aes192 and sha384, there is no reason to bother with rsa 4k. -JimC -- James Cloos cl

Re: [gentoo-dev] On the good usage of subslots

2013-02-11 Thread James Cloos
helpful here. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Lastrites: media-gfx/picasa, dev-python/papyon, net-voip/telepathy-butterfly, sci-visualization/paraview, x11-misc/xdaf

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
-visualization/paraview Or, more responsibly, the version in the sci overlay should move to the main tree. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] New, shiny EAPI=5 profiles: volunteer, procedure, preparations

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
:02.0 -0500 @@ -1 +1 @@ -2 +5 actually *do* to one's system? A useful news item would have explained what was changing, why it was done, and what to expect once one makes the change. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: News item

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
Since I just sent a why to post a news item note, that exactly covers things. Thanks! -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: games-arcade/xboing

2013-02-03 Thread James Cloos
milliseconds to AKH usleep...) AKH So in this case the mask was quite adequate. Works here. I tested before posting. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: games-arcade/xboing

2013-02-02 Thread James Cloos
should just let it be. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: Please stop useless removals

2013-02-02 Thread James Cloos
nonsense to join the club. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] USE flags dri, cups, pppd

2013-01-20 Thread James Cloos
the things dri brings in (or that one would presume dri to bring in) are needed for gpGPU and the like. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] USE flags dri, cups, pppd

2013-01-19 Thread James Cloos
+kde. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new qt category

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
CM == Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com writes: CM Which is a good thing, since it will force people to stop making CM incorrect assumptions. No, its a bad thing because it makes it harder to grep out the non category dirs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new qt category

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
/core, and so on. Please don't. Every current category matches /^[a-z]+-[a-z]+$/. With the possible exception of adding moving from [a-z]+ to [a-z0-9]+, that shoud remain. Only non-category directories under /usr/portage should lack a hyphen. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new qt category

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
many years to change that now. Much better to standardize it as m/[a-z0-9]+-[a-z0-9]+/. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Cleaning tree of outdated packages

2012-12-14 Thread James Cloos
the archaic compiler. In short, as long as it doesn't require *too* much effort, old versions of slotted packages shouldn't be dropped *only* because they are old. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: net-proxy/paros, net-misc/ups-monitor, app-emulation/mol, net-wireless/fsam7400, net-wireless/acx, net-wireless/acx-firmware, net-wireless/linux-wlan-ng-modules, net-wirele

2012-11-24 Thread James Cloos
it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Dropping slotted boost

2012-10-30 Thread James Cloos
depends, I found that 1.48 and 1.49 build with gcc 4.7.2; but none of the earlier versions did. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Future EAPI] src_fetch() phase function to support VCS fetching

2012-09-06 Thread James Cloos
so. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-13 Thread James Cloos
DEP == Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu writes: DEP They _are_ deprecated after all. Where is that documented? DEP man inittab Not here. (/usr/share/man/man5/inittab.5.bz2 from sys-apps/sysvinit-2.88-r3.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-11 Thread James Cloos
DEP == Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu writes: DEP They _are_ deprecated after all. Where is that documented? -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-10 Thread James Cloos
that gentoo lacked power lines in its inittab(5). Please cover the set, not just powerfail. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] metadata/md5-cache

2012-06-02 Thread James Cloos
. ZM [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=410505 I've added a please re-open note to that bug. Thanks for working on it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver

2012-06-01 Thread James Cloos
1193755ac632 So, Gentoo shouldn't prohibit merges. Instead, it should demand that all merges be of signed tags. The plan includes signed commits anyway, so signed tags for pulls will be fully supported by any version of git which might be used. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
WD cat /sys/block/sda/removable WD 0 Note that a 0 there does not imply that the device cannot hotplug. My USB drive reports 0. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new global USE flag: jit

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
AR == Alexandre Rostovtsev tetrom...@gentoo.org writes: AR www-servers/nginx:pcre-jit - Enable JIT for pcre This one also should remain un-unified. There may be other, unrelated jit options in the future, whether affecting nginx itself or potential PDEPENDs or ???. -JimC -- James Cloos cl

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
. If thumb drives specify it, then they lie. The flag is read from the drive's metadata. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
get removed when the drive is unplugged. (unplugged here means either the usb cable or the power cable.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]

2012-03-14 Thread James Cloos
MS == Marc Schiffbauer msch...@gentoo.org writes: MS IIRC usr = unified system resources (not an abbrev. for user) Nope. It is in fact for user. Before sysv created /home, bsd used /usr for user dirs. /usr/bin et all came later. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: About gcc-4.6 unmasking

2012-02-22 Thread James Cloos
. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 by default

2012-02-18 Thread James Cloos
locales to case-insensitive. The real fix is to have root be C.UTF-8. Which differs from C only in that the charset is utf-8. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] So now that we have --quiet-build as default, can we talk about a forced LC_ALL=C again?

2011-12-04 Thread James Cloos
As someone who leaves root w/o LANG, I would note that there are a few packages which cannot build unless LANG is set to a UTF-8 locale. What we really need is C.UTF-8 and/or POSIX.UTF-8, and to force *that* in emerge(1), ebuild(1), etc. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] GCC upgrades, FUD and gentoo documentation

2011-10-09 Thread James Cloos
with 4.5 and the .o files with 4.6. Which looks like an ABI issue, yes? Again, though, only for some libs. And I do not remember which. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] GCC upgrades, FUD and gentoo documentation

2011-10-08 Thread James Cloos
still run into compilation errors with C++ which go away if I compile said code with 4.5. GCC’s C++ abi is only *mostly* forwards compatible, not *entirely*. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] GLEP59: Manifest2 hash types implementation

2011-09-30 Thread James Cloos
times when it is only needed once. To be clear, I'm not suggesting doing each hash in its own thread. Just using their lower-level APIs avoid read(2)ing through the file n times. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] fhs and multilib question

2011-09-11 Thread James Cloos
the streets that old argument lost all of its value. Arguably, it should be lib64 pointing to lib, but lib pointing to lib64 works and can make some logic easier, so it should remain as is. Please ignore the fhs nonsense and leave it as it is. Thank you. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gentoo-x86 migration to repo-per-package

2011-08-06 Thread James Cloos
. Git submodules fit the bill perfectly. This would require re-doing the cvs→git conversion, but it’d be worth it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Remove USE=fortran in default profile

2011-06-22 Thread James Cloos
it is not a benefit can add -fortran to their /etc/make.conf or profile-specific make.defaults files. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: use of the /run directory

2011-05-17 Thread James Cloos
/lock a symlink to /run/lock. (And I don't just mean .keep files.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: use of the /run directory

2011-05-17 Thread James Cloos
for lock files. Got to run; can't contiue to write right now -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Camellia?

2011-04-28 Thread James Cloos
private information. Everyone who receives mail from these lists can see what crypto gentoo's outgoing servers use when connecting to one's MXs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Camellia?

2011-04-27 Thread James Cloos
Is there any specific reason why smtp.gentoo and pigeon.gentoo use camellia for their outbound smtp starttls connections? Not complaining or anything. Just curious. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-04-18 Thread James Cloos
TC == Tomáš Chvátal scarab...@gentoo.org writes: TC No need to escape it if it is in . it is parsed as the char itself TC like this. The escaping is for grep(1), not for sh(1). -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-04-17 Thread James Cloos
delete the other branches at all? I'd rather have a complete clone. Just the checkout ought to be enough. Otherwise, cool. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] dodoc creating a symlink to distfiles?

2011-04-12 Thread James Cloos
=de9a536f470919651e83ece51923594e8605781b Confirmed working: /usr/share/doc/minisat-2.2.0-r2/MiniSat.pdf --- replaced sym /usr/share/doc/minisat-2.2.0-r2/MiniSat.pdf -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-portage-dev] dodoc creating a symlink to distfiles?

2011-04-11 Thread James Cloos
last merged commit 1d6e6b2fe3b01 from 27 March. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please enhance your USE descriptions!

2011-03-30 Thread James Cloos
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-24 Thread James Cloos
DB == Donnie Berkholz dberkh...@gentoo.org writes: JC Or better yet, git clone. DB This could work well with --shared; even worked for me on separate DB partitions. Yes, I did mean »git clone -l -s«. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-23 Thread James Cloos
that they are building from vcs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-23 Thread James Cloos
will be directly and severely affected by such a change, I have to beg you to keep the current logic for submodule-less repos. P.S. The kind of clone used in distdir is irrelevant to the fact that git-clone should be used to populate $S. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin

2011-03-11 Thread James Cloos
For comparison, Firefox weighs in at about 50 MB. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin

2011-03-10 Thread James Cloos
of those chromium releases is another 200 Meg download. Or is that yet another? Still yet another? -JimC (who still prefers the src) -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib

2011-02-24 Thread James Cloos
additional patch. I should've remembered that when I replied. [SIGH] And it looks like pdfcairo alread is sufficiently compatible with pdf. So no objections here to the change you already pushed. ☺ -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib

2011-02-23 Thread James Cloos
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Downgrading glibc?

2011-02-16 Thread James Cloos
, showing that it was inedeed faster on their chips to start at the high point and decrement the counter rather than starting at the low point and incrementing. The discussion in their lists does a better job of documenting the issue. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please review: updates for bzr.eclass

2011-02-08 Thread James Cloos
perfect. Thanks! -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please review: updates for bzr.eclass

2011-02-07 Thread James Cloos
of a premium than storage and a manual cleanup is better than a magic behind-the-back permanent deletion. This follows the same principles as portage does in $DISTFILES. Thank you. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] git-2.eclass review phase one

2011-02-06 Thread James Cloos
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Re: [gentoo-dev] epatch: reject patches with relative paths

2010-12-31 Thread James Cloos
generates a patch with relative paths. The warning needs to be more specific lest it cause undue confusion and support load. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [enhancement proposal] Per-file Manifest GPG signatures

2010-10-07 Thread James Cloos
with the git migration... Good choice. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [enhancement proposal] Per-file Manifest GPG signatures

2010-10-05 Thread James Cloos
which depends on that version of the failed package. Don't stop everything just because /one/ package has a problem. And think about a way to sign Changelog entries. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] omitting redirecting man pages from compression

2010-09-21 Thread James Cloos
by compressing all but the smallest files. Good heuristics for the default compress-or-don’t threshold should cover most systems, but the ability to easily override the default is desirable. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Locale check in python_pkg_setup()

2010-08-05 Thread James Cloos
If there are any issues with those locales besides the warnings that JC localedef outputs, I haven't seen them yet. There will be more errors, such as: , | Cannot open the message catalog man for locale POSIX.UTF-8 | (NLSPATH=none) ` But it is a useful tip. Thanks. -JimC -- James Cloos

Re: [gentoo-dev] Locale check in python_pkg_setup()

2010-07-31 Thread James Cloos
]*' will unlink(2) 'Makefile' and similar files which one would not expect to match) and cause bugs. In fact, glibc's insistance that C and POSIX are ascii rather than raw unspecified eight bit is itself a bug. Utf8 is nice, but forcing the lang_country locales on root is not. -JimC -- James

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