[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/xbindkeys

2021-02-20 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-misc/xbindkeys https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/xbindkeys There is an open PR https://github.com/gentoo/gentoo/pull/14706 -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/xearth

2021-02-20 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-misc/xearth https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/xearth Still uses EAPI 5 There are open bugs. Please take care of this package. -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/wdm

2021-02-20 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-misc/wdm https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/wdm There are open bugs. Upstream moved the repository to https://github.com/voins/wdm but the ebuild still relies on a dead SRC_URI The last commit

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/macopix

2021-02-14 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-misc/macopix https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/macopix Upstream moved the repository to https://github.com/chimari/MaCoPiX They will hopefully add tags too https://github.com/chimari/MaCoPiX/issues/6

[gentoo-dev] Bug-Wranglers note: Assign arch bugs to the maintainer

2021-02-10 Thread Jonas Stein
/Project:Bug-wranglers Everybody with EDITBUGS permission may help to assign bugs. https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Editbugs_privilege Thank you, your Bug-Wrangler team -- Best Jonas Stein

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-admin/usbview

2021-02-06 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: app-admin/usbview https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-admin/usbview There are no open bugs. -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: www-client/dillo

2021-02-05 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: www-client/dillo https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/www-client/dillo There are no open bugs, but we should have a maintainer for a web browser in general. Last Upstream activity were two small commits in 2018:

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] Would you join to a new project "Themes"?

2021-01-29 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, x11-themes/* are very similar. It could make sense to have a project who maintains all x11-themes. I never used themes so I am out, but please reply, if you would like to create/join such a project. -- Best Jonas

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] parser friendly package.mask comments

2021-01-18 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, it would be nice to have parser friendly comments in package.mask The new format - must be as easy to read and write for humans as it is now. - must be structured Benefits of a parser friendly package.mask: - use it for statistics - list all packages which are overdue - pretty print a

[gentoo-dev] FYI: Link to all tickets of m-n packages with a PATCH

2021-01-17 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, there is now a saved search in bugzilla "m-n PATCH" which you can add to your bugzilla footer. It shows all open tickets, which are assigned to maintainer-needed AND have the keyword PATCH https://bugs.gentoo.org/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=dorem=m-n PATCH=run Currently there are 54, some are

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-themes/gartoon-redux

2021-01-17 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-themes/gartoon-redux https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-themes/gartoon-redux Please help by reviewing and merging the patch in https://bugs.gentoo.org/453664 Thank you. -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/gmrun

2021-01-17 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after dropping desktop-misc: x11-misc/gmrun https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/gmrun Please help samuel.bauer@y.. (mazes_80) (also upstream of a fork) to maintain the package as proxied maintainer. https://bugs.gentoo.org/576992

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: x11-misc/rss-glx

2021-01-16 Thread Jonas Stein
# Jonas Stein (2021-01-17) # Removal in 30 days. # Fails to compile Bug #765697. x11-misc/rss-glx OpenPGP_signature Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: dev-db/percona-xtrabackup

2021-01-03 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: dev-db/percona-xtrabackup https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-db/percona-xtrabackup There are open bugs: https://bugs.gentoo.org/729696 dev-db/percona-xtrabackup fails to compile with clang

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: media-sound/takcd

2020-12-28 Thread Jonas Stein
* media-sound/takcd-0.10-r1 : find.h: error: unknown type name _off64_t (#714128) * unusable without alsa * upstream is 404 -> last rites Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/762361 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein

[gentoo-dev] Dissolving project desktop-misc

2020-11-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, sorting packages in a group of "misc" packages was not useful. We have to dissolve the project desktop-misc There are some tickets which should be closed first before we reassign the packages to maintainer-needed. It would be good to review if there are packages which have to be

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/menulibre

2020-11-25 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs while dissolving the desktop-misc project: x11-misc/menulibre https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/menulibre It has many users and it would be great if you would take care for it. It has 5 open bugs - some with a fix.

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/zim

2020-11-25 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs while dissolving the desktop-misc project: x11-misc/zim https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/zim It is a very powerful deskop wiki which is written in python. It has many users and it would be great if you would take care for it. It

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-plugins/adobe-flash

2020-11-12 Thread Jonas Stein
https://bugs.gentoo.org/754192 https://www.adobe.com/ee/products/flashplayer/end-of-life.html# "As previously announced in July 2017, Adobe will stop distributing and updating Flash Player after December 31, 2020 (“EOL Date”)" -- Best regards, Jonas Stein

Re: [gentoo-dev] How to stabilize packages with frequent release cycles?

2020-09-16 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, > When the latest release remains 'latest ~arch' for less than 3 days, > stabilizing it after 30 days makes little sense. After all, people with > frequent upgrade cycle will test it for no more than that, and people > with infrequent upgrade cycle may miss the version entirely. > Do you

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Services and software which is critical for Gentoo should be developed/run in Gentoo namespace

2020-09-16 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, > However, we are still facing the same problem: Only one person is > involved in development and knows how to run it. In case something will > break again and Michał will be unavailable, we can’t just push a fix and > watch a CI pipeline picking up and deploying new nattka. Instead someone >

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-loader-webp

2020-09-10 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-libs/gdk-pixbuf-loader-webp The package has open bugs https://bugs.gentoo.org/693062 https://bugs.gentoo.org/703864 -- Best, Jonas

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: games-engines/love

2020-09-06 Thread Jonas Stein
On 06/09/2020 23.03, Henrik Pihl wrote: > I would like to have games-engines/love, if it's possible for an unofficial > developer. Yes, you can fix the tickets and prepare PR's via github. Add a link to the bug as described in https://www.gentoo.org/glep/glep-0066.html After several contributions

[gentoo-dev] Too many proxied maintainers who retire after first contribution. (was: Packages up for grabs: games-engines/love)

2020-09-06 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all > > the following packages are up for grabs after retirement > of the proxied maintainer: > > https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/games-engines/love > > The package remains now with several open tickets and even patches. > User reported the patch works. The proxied maintainer fixed

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: games-engines/love

2020-09-06 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/games-engines/love The package remains now with several open tickets and even patches. User reported the patch works. Please take care of this package, if you want

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-portage/ufed, dev-libs/ustr, dev-libs/aws-...

2020-08-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, I saw several reactions from you in tickets and mails; I answered in https://bugs.gentoo.org/633138#c7 I did not want to "kick out out" but I had the impression that you can no longer maintain the packages as explained. Hope to see many contributions from you soon. If you have questions

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-portage/ufed, dev-libs/ustr, dev-libs/aws-...

2020-08-24 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-portage/ufed https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-libs/ustr https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-libs/aws-c-common

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: dev-util/cgdb

2020-08-14 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: dev-util/cgdb https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-util/cgdb Many open bugs, perhaps it can not even compile properly. Bump could fix some ticket. Please take care of this package, if you want to

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: sys-kernel/dracut-crypt-ssh

2020-08-14 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: sys-kernel/dracut-crypt-ssh https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-kernel/dracut-crypt-ssh -- Best, Jonas signature.asc Description: OpenPGP

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-admin/apg

2020-08-13 Thread Jonas Stein
https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=00e737a3fe35140eeec7a579d036e6472d5b0e27 commit 00e737a3fe35140eeec7a579d036e6472d5b0e27 Author: Jonas Stein AuthorDate: 2020-08-13 22:25:39 + Commit: Jonas Stein CommitDate: 2020-08-13 22:25:39 + profiles: Last rite app

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: sys-fs/fuseiso

2020-08-13 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: sys-fs/fuseiso https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-fs/fuseiso -- Best, Jonas signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/gpaste

2020-08-12 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: x11-misc/gpaste https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/x11-misc/gpaste -- Best, Jonas signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-admin/apg

2020-08-12 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: app-admin/apg https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-admin/apg https://bugs.gentoo.org/629272 https://bugs.gentoo.org/643368 -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-admin/gentoo-rsync-mirror, app-misc/screenie

2020-08-09 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: app-admin/gentoo-rsync-mirror https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-admin/gentoo-rsync-mirror This package should really have a maintainer, if it is still used by our mirrors. app-misc/screenie

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-misc/termpkg

2020-07-04 Thread Jonas Stein
Dead upstream, no homepage, no maintainer, no reverse dependencies. https://bugs.gentoo.org/730640 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Thank you & Vote for the next Bugday (2020-07-04)

2020-06-07 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, the Bugday had a nice revival on 2020-06-06. Over the time there were several people, who worked on the fine Bug selection. And we had good discussions about package testing and the bugs. Support was provided by experienced Gentoo users and developers. A big "thank you" to everyone who

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Concept of Projects - How to proceed?

2020-06-07 Thread Jonas Stein
On 07/06/2020 03.43, Aaron Bauman wrote: > On Sun, Jun 07, 2020 at 01:49:28AM +0200, Jonas Stein wrote: > I will happily revert my change on the graphics project Wiki [..] Glad to read your offer. Yes, please do so. I think it would hurt the Gentoo project if single developers delete pr

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] Concept of Projects - How to proceed?

2020-06-06 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, our concept of "Projects" (Herds in the past) maintaining packages has several problems. Which problems do you see? How can we improve the situation? How do we want to organize/cluster packages in the future? I see the following problems: * We have ten thousand packages for few hundred

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-misc/ifp-line

2020-06-06 Thread Jonas Stein
https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=dfd5b4cbfed70172cbd76d43d7dab2f852f66265 commit dfd5b4cbfed70172cbd76d43d7dab2f852f66265 Author: Jonas Stein AuthorDate: 2020-06-06 22:19:30 + Commit: Jonas Stein CommitDate: 2020-06-06 22:19:30 + profiles: app-misc/ifp

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-cdr/sync2d

2020-06-05 Thread Jonas Stein
On 04/06/2020 01.39, Aaron Bauman wrote: > # Aaron Bauman (2020-06-03) > # py2 only. dead upstream. m-n. > # Masked for removal in 15 days > app-cdr/sync2cd > is there a good reason to reduce the time to 15 days? https://devmanual.gentoo.org/ebuild-maintenance/removal/index.html "Wait 30 days

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-dicts/stardict-quick-eng-fra

2020-06-01 Thread Jonas Stein
https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=be10f7c82a66b763cab3b3de571b0e31de43e54c # Jonas Stein (2020-06-01) # Last rite package due to missing/unclear license. # Removal after 2020-08-01 # Bug 687664 app-dicts/stardict-quick-eng-fra -- Best regards, Jonas Stein

Re: [gentoo-dev] Cleaning up the installation handbook (Legacy boot / MBR / ...)

2020-05-03 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi Andreas, > * Legacy boot and MBR will get kicked out. * > This is your chance to protest or support. Please keep. I have several systems with legacy boot and know many people, who prefer/need this too. -- Best, Jonas signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Please search for open bug tickets when working on pull requests

2020-04-28 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, we get many pull requests which is great. New contributors forget often to add Closes: https://bugs.gentoo.org/00 or Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/00 in the comment. Please help them. See also: https://www.gentoo.org/glep/glep-0066.html#commit-messages There is hardly any PR, which

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-libs/quasselc

2020-04-27 Thread Jonas Stein
Upstream stopped development. This lib was only required for net-irc/quassel-irssi Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/719856 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-irc/quassel-irssi

2020-04-27 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: net-irc/quassel-irssi last rites Our package is no longer usable and would require an update by upstream which is no longer active. Last riting the unusable package now. Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/719728 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: many packages but not "app-text/gocr"

2020-04-26 Thread Jonas Stein
On 27/04/2020 01.32, Jonas Stein wrote: > Dear all > > the following packages are up for grabs after retirement > of the proxied maintainer: > > dev-python/kaitaistruct > dev-python/parver > dev-python/pyotp > dev-python/asynctest > dev-python/h11 > dev-python/

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-text/gocr

2020-04-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer: dev-python/kaitaistruct dev-python/parver dev-python/pyotp dev-python/asynctest dev-python/h11 dev-python/pyzbar dev-python/wsproto dev-python/brotlipy sys-auth/authenticator app-admin/apachetop several

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: games-action/rune

2020-04-23 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: games-action/rune last rites Fails to install. Developers do not have access to the CD. Could not fix since 2006. Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/154735 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-proxy/mitmproxy

2020-04-19 Thread Jonas Stein
On 19/04/2020 22.05, Michał Górny wrote: > # Michał Górny (2020-04-19) > # Unmaintained. Stuck on Python 3.6. Needs version bump. > # Removal in 30 days. Bug #718458. > net-proxy/mitmproxy Upstream claims it works with Py 3.8 https://github.com/mitmproxy/mitmproxy I can not look into that

Re: [gentoo-dev] ebuild life cycle review

2020-04-10 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi Samuel, > I would like to leave a suggestion for Gentoo portage ebuild review. > Since there are some ebuilds in portage that become outdated for more > than one year when there are new versions available, maybe could be > possible to add a new step in Gentoo QA service to generate an alarm >

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: games-fps/ut2003

2020-03-30 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Mask games-fps/ut2003 for removal SRC_URI is dead AND RESTRICT=mirror is required Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/715540 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-office/magicpoint, sys-apps/flashrom

2020-03-23 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-office/magicpoint sys-apps/flashrom after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-office/magicpoint https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/flashrom There are open bugs. Some with patches:

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: games-misc/OilWar

2020-03-21 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Last rite games-misc/OilWar Package masked for removal. Broken SRC_URI, Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/458662 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-text/gocr

2020-03-16 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all the following packages are up for grabs: app-text/gocr after removing the TeX Project from the maintainer list. The package is no LaTeX package. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-text/gocr There is an open bump request https://bugs.gentoo.org/688656 and two very old tickets.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: dev-python/*, python-maintained, py3.6-only, no-revdep

2020-03-07 Thread Jonas Stein
On 07/03/2020 19.27, Ulrich Mueller wrote: >> On Sat, 07 Mar 2020, Michał Górny wrote: > >>> Just the ebuild being outdated doesn't sound like a sufficient reason >>> for removal of a package, at least not for those packages that install >>> applications for the end user. > >> The list is

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-dialup/xl2tpd

2020-02-01 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-dialup/xl2tpd after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-dialup/xl2tpd Open bugs: https://bugs.gentoo.org/694658 https://bugs.gentoo.org/696766 -- Best, Jonas

Re: [gentoo-dev] Should we allow "GPL, v2 or later" for ebuilds?

2020-01-27 Thread Jonas Stein
> Note that we could easily revert from GPL-2+ to GPL-2 if it would turn > out to be too much trouble. > > Thoughts? I would prefer a single license for all ebuilds. GPL-2+ or GPL-2 or GPL-... does not matter to me, I am willing to sign, that all my contributions may be licensed also as GPL-...

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-office/pybliographer

2020-01-06 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-office/pybliographer after removing the TeX project from the maintainer list. The bug tracker seems to be inactive https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/pybliographer/issues?scope=all=%E2%9C%93=opened and it is likely that we will have to last

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-backup/tob

2019-12-30 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Last rite app-backup/tob Package masked for removal. Broken SRC_URI, last upstream activity was ~16 years ago. Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/704316 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-wireless/bcm43xx-fwcutter

2019-11-26 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Mask net-wireless/bcm43xx-fwcutter for removal Mask net-wireless/bcm43xx-fwcutter for removal. Upstream is dead and we have the successor in the tree. Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/537786 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

[gentoo-dev] RFC: Should the bot add PRs directly to TRACKER tickets?

2019-10-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, sometimes there are PRs assigned to a TRACKER. On the one hand it makes sense to reduce the work of creating a separate ticket per package. But on the other hand the TRACKER ticket will get chaotic and noisy. It will also happen some day that someone adds Closes: $TRACKER_TICKET We would

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] glep-0067: Add 'proxied' and 'watcher' maint types

2019-08-02 Thread Jonas Stein
On 02/08/2019 22.55, Michał Górny wrote: > Add two new maintainer types: 'proxied' for proxied maintainers, > and 'watcher' for people who wish to be CC-ed on bugs but are not > maintainers (e.g. upstream developers). Can't we solve this simply in the bug tracker? The monitor setting of a user

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] glep-0067: Add 'proxied' and 'watcher' maint types

2019-08-02 Thread Jonas Stein
On 02/08/2019 22.55, Michał Górny wrote: > Add two new maintainer types: 'proxied' for proxied maintainers, > and 'watcher' for people who wish to be CC-ed on bugs but are not > maintainers (e.g. upstream developers). Can't we solve this simply in the bug tracker? The monitor setting of a user

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-07-02 Thread Jonas Stein
On 01/07/2019 09.30, Michał Górny wrote: > On Mon, 2019-07-01 at 02:29 +0200, Jonas Stein wrote: >> Dear all, >> >>> [..] >>> Change: >>> I suggest that we start using the date format -mm-dd >>> for all dates in package.mask >>> star

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-dns/dnrd

2019-06-30 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-misc/seafile-client net-misc/seafile net-im/corebird net-libs/libsearpc net-libs/ccnet after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-misc/seafile-client

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-06-30 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, > [..] > Change: > I suggest that we start using the date format -mm-dd > for all dates in package.mask > starting with 2019-07-01 > [..] Thank you for your quick responses. package.mask uses now ISO 8601 dates.

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-06-29 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi Benda, thank you for your quick response. >> Change: >> I suggest that we start using the date format -mm-dd >> for all dates in packages.mask >> starting with 2019-07-01 > > For me isodate is more readable. I would vote for this change. Great. I know, that some people prefer their

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-06-29 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi Fabian, > I think ISO 8601 date format is an improvement. Great. > However, as you're suggesting to use a date at UTC time, this begs for > scripting, such as the old echangelog did. Absolutely but this is a more complicate step, I want to discuss this later. -- Best, Jonas

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-06-29 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi Michał, I see your argument with "Larry" as bad example user. I will not touch it for now. But we should think about it some day later because we have Larry as example user in many places already. I will put this in another RFC. >> * 2019-01-01 + 30 days is unclear, if we do not use UTC time

[gentoo-dev] RFC: isodate for packages.mask starting on 2019-07-01

2019-06-29 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, Situation: We have different date formats in packages.mask. Change: I suggest that we start using the date format -mm-dd for all dates in packages.mask starting with 2019-07-01 The following changes in packages.mask will introduce the date format, specify the timezone, and use

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-nds/389-ds-base, dev-libs/svrcore

2019-06-02 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-nds/389-ds-base dev-libs/svrcore after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-nds/389-ds-base https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-libs/svrcore net-nds/389-ds-base has an open SECURITY bug --

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-dns/dnrd

2019-06-01 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-dns/dnrd after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-dns/dnrd Open bugs: https://bugs.gentoo.org/615236 -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-dns/validns

2019-06-01 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-dns/validns after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-dns/validns Open bugs: https://bugs.gentoo.org/634442 https://bugs.gentoo.org/664766 The bugs should be fixed in order to prevent the

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: x11-plugins/gkrellflynn

2019-05-22 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Last rite x11-plugins/gkrellflynn # Jonas Stein (22 May 2019) # Masked for removal after 2019-06-23. (bug #686260) # Wrong license, ships non-GPL image, maintainer needed. x11-plugins/gkrellflynn -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital

[gentoo-dev] How to map a manually installed TeXLive (via tlmgr) properly on Gentoo?

2019-04-23 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, some users need recent TeX packages. These users install TeXLive via tlmgr either for every user, or system wide. We are not able at the moment to provide a full set of TeX packages in the Gentoo tree, which are less than a year old. Tlmgr users know how many updates they get every week. In

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: x11-misc/x11vnc, net-libs/libvncserver, x11-misc/calise, app-misc/trash-cli, app-arch/zopfli

2019-01-19 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs after retirement of the proxied maintainer https://bugs.gentoo.org/632924 app-arch/zopfli https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-arch/zopfli app-misc/trash-cli https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-misc/trash-cli 1 Bug with a fix in the

Re: [gentoo-dev] AUTHORS file for portage repository

2019-01-02 Thread Jonas Stein
>> Are there any long-lived community FOSS projects maintaining such >> file? > > GNU Emacs: > http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs.git/tree/etc/AUTHORS > They add everyone who has contributed, and after 33 years the file > has grown to 170 kB, which I think is still acceptable. We have some >

Re: [gentoo-dev] Is there any way I can help with pull requests?

2018-10-14 Thread Jonas Stein
On 13/10/2018 15.31, Tomas Mozes wrote: > You can review the PRs and try to remove common errors before the devs > check it. Then they don't have to correct the same mistakes again. I don't > mean you do the corrections, you just suggest them to the PR authors so > they probably won't repeat them

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] New alias to help with cross-compilation: cr...@gentoo.org

2018-10-03 Thread Jonas Stein
Hi, > Since with EAPI 7 support for cross-compilation became something more > official, I've created cross@ alias on woodpecker. The idea is to have > something like prefix@ -- when people report that stuff doesn't cross > compile right and you can't help them, you assign it to cross@ and hope >

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: What means bup?

2018-09-22 Thread Jonas Stein
>> english is not my mother language, so please clarify what bup means, just >> seen here: >> >> https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=ee0e0401478cf30b3ced0405f6b89391e05d2397 >> Just checked if it was a typo, but can't be: >> git log --oneline --grep bup | count -l >> Expected 0

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Solving the problem of huge number of wrong LICENSES=*GPL-[23]

2018-08-26 Thread Jonas Stein
>> 3. make repoman warn whenever non-specific variant is used, telling >> developers to verify whether it's x-only or x+. > Repoman could check for a comment in the LICENSE line as well, I guess? There are already tools to guess licenses in sourcetrees see "How other projects work with licenses"

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: sys-apps/fakechroot, sys-apps/fakeroot-ng

2018-08-19 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: sys-apps/fakechroot sys-apps/fakeroot-ng after retirement of the proxied maintainer. It was defacto maintained by various gentoo devs. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-apps/fakechroot

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-admin/tenshi

2018-08-18 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-admin/tenshi after retirement of the proxied maintainer. It was defacto maintained by various gentoo devs. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-admin/tenshi -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-misc/dhcpcd-ui, net-misc/tipcutils

2018-08-16 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-misc/dhcpcd-ui net-misc/tipcutils after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-misc/dhcpcd-ui https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-misc/tipcutils -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-dicts/myspell-lv

2018-08-08 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-dicts/myspell-lv after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-dicts/myspell-lv The ebuild needs an EAPI bump and stabilization of the last release. -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-admin/dio

2018-07-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-admin/dio after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-admin/dio https://bugs.gentoo.org/646802 This bug got no attention by the former proxied maintainer (also upstream dev) for a long time.

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: games-roguelike/mangband

2018-07-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: games-roguelike/mangband after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/games-roguelike/mangband Treecleaning candidate: https://bugs.gentoo.org/661746 -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: dev-libs/mini-xml

2018-07-25 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: dev-libs/mini-xml after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/dev-libs/mini-xml Version bump PR: https://bugs.gentoo.org/661102 -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-im/qtox, net-libs/tox

2018-07-19 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-im/qtox net-libs/tox after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-im/qtox https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-libs/tox -- Best, Jonas

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-news/rssguard,...

2018-07-18 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-news/rssguard games-emulation/ppsspp games-strategy/colobot games-strategy/colobot-data app-crypt/zulucrypt net-misc/trackma net-misc/streamlink app-admin/profile-cleaner after retirement of the proxied maintainer.

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: media-sound/neroaac

2018-07-10 Thread Jonas Stein
profiles: Last rite media-sound/neroaac # Jonas Stein (10 Jul 2018) # Package is not maintained, has a broken SRC_URI and # we may not mirror the files. # Removal on (10 Aug 2018) Bug #660750 media-sound/neroaac https://bugs.gentoo.org/660750 -- Best regards, Jonas Stein signature.asc

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: dev-go/godebug-pretty and many more

2018-07-07 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: dev-go/godebug-pretty dev-go/fuzzy dev-go/zglob dev-go/qr dev-go/twofactor www-plugins/browserpass www-client/luakit dev-lua/mpack dev-lua/luacheck app-misc/openastro app-misc/openastro-data dev-python/pyswisseph dev-python/neovim-remote

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v3 08/12] glep-0063: Allow ECC curve 25519 keys

2018-07-05 Thread Jonas Stein
> b. RSA, >=2048 bits (OpenPGP v4 key format or later only) > > + c. ECC curve 25519 > + > 4. Key expiry: 5 years maximum > 5. Upload your key to the SKS keyserver rotation before usage! I think we should ensure first that everything works fine with ECC. Last time I checked, ECC was a

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: killing mediawiki

2018-07-04 Thread Jonas Stein
>> some of us have talked about this on IRC off and on, but I want to bring >> it up here as well. >> >> I don't care that we have a wiki, but can we please look into killing >> mediawiki and look at something with a git backend? It would be very >> nice to be able to edit wiki pages in markdown

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: killing mediawiki

2018-07-03 Thread Jonas Stein
> I don't care that we have a wiki, but can we please look into killing > mediawiki and look at something with a git backend? I think the wiki is very useful and should remain. > It would be very nice to be able to edit wiki pages in markdown or another > similar format > and use git to

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-emulation/virtualbox-bin

2018-07-03 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-emulation/virtualbox-bin after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-emulation/virtualbox-bin This famous package has open bugs and RepoMan scours the neighborhood... inherit.deprecated

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-text/odt2txt, app-forensics/...

2018-06-26 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-forensics/ovaldi app-forensics/yasat app-forensics/openscap dev-python/pybloomfiltermmap net-analyzer/w3af sys-kernel/cryptodev app-text/odt2txt after retirement of the proxied maintainer.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Idea for a new project: gentoo-libs

2018-06-23 Thread Jonas Stein
On 2018-06-23 04:57, Marty E. Plummer wrote: > On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 09:50:50PM -0500, Marty E. Plummer wrote: >> So, as you may be aware I've been doing some work on moving bzip2 to an >> autotools based build. Recently I've ran into app-crypt/mhash, which is >> in a semi-abandoned state

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: app-backup/rdiff-backup, sys-power/acpi, app-i18n/man-pages-it,...

2018-06-18 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: app-backup/rdiff-backup app-i18n/man-pages-it sys-power/acpi media-gfx/pinta net-libs/librsync after retirement of the proxied maintainer. He does not have any Gentoo system anymore and he has no idea when he will be able to install Gentoo

[gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs: net-misc/sitecopy

2018-06-14 Thread Jonas Stein
Dear all, The following packages are up for grabs: net-misc/sitecopy after retirement of the proxied maintainer. https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/net-misc/sitecopy The package needs some care: https://bugs.gentoo.org/628664 sitecopy has a dead upstream and many open upstream bugs

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