Re: [gentoo-dev] Pushing to distfiles?

2020-11-11 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 11/11/2020 19:38, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Wed, Nov 11, 2020 at 7:23 PM Joshua Kinard wrote: >> >> Forgive me for being a dunce, but what is the current procedure to push >> files to distfiles for distribution to the mirrors? The devmanual is blank >> on this t

[gentoo-dev] Pushing to distfiles?

2020-11-11 Thread Joshua Kinard
that details how to get new distfiles onto the mirrors. Thanks, -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: switching default udev provider for new systems to udev

2020-08-10 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 8/10/2020 22:08, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 9:55 PM Joshua Kinard wrote: >> >> On 8/10/2020 11:22, William Hubbs wrote: >>> On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:00:44AM -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>>> >>>> If eudev is not broken, th

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: switching default udev provider for new systems to udev

2020-08-10 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 8/10/2020 11:22, William Hubbs wrote: > On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:00:44AM -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 8/8/2020 14:51, William Hubbs wrote: >>> All, >>> >>> I would like to propose that we switch the default udev provider o

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: switching default udev provider for new systems to udev

2020-08-09 Thread Joshua Kinard
some verifiable reason why eudev is no longer suitable to be the default udev provider. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us.

[gentoo-dev] Bug #733802, USE 'scp' now defaults to off in net-misc/openssh

2020-07-25 Thread Joshua Kinard
So I stumbled into Bug #733802, which now defaults the 'scp' USE flag to off in net-misc/openssh. This seems like something that needs a news entry, or at least a "heads up" on the mailing list? Potential for some scripts to break if scp suddenly goes missing after an openssh update.

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

2020-05-03 Thread Joshua Kinard
o its own section below the more modern approach, with appropriate disclaimers that it is legacy. But odds are likely, it will need to be retained for quite a few more years. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-fs/ncpfs, net-misc/ipx-utils

2020-03-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
# Joshua Kinard (2020-03-28) # In Linux ~4.18, IPX (Internetwork Packet eXchange) protocol and # NCPFS (NetWare Core Protocol Filesystem) support was removed due # to lack of maintenance. Due to both being dead from a technology # standpoint and lack of any upstream activity, mask the below

[gentoo-dev] [PATCH] flag-o-matic.eclass: add some missing MIPS CPU errata options to ALLOWED_FLAGS

2020-03-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
, and the -mr10k-cache-barrier to control the generation of cache barriers to work around the side-effects of R1's speculative execution capabilities. Signed-off-by: Joshua Kinard --- eclass/flag-o-matic.eclass | 4 +++- 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/eclass/flag-o

Re: [gentoo-dev] musl doesn't provide execinfo.h

2020-03-26 Thread Joshua Kinard
5 from the lead musl developer: https://www.openwall.com/lists/musl/2015/04/09/3 -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our l

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-13 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 1/13/2020 01:52, Michał Górny wrote: > On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 17:07 -0500, Joshua Kinard wrote: [snip] > Joshua, > > I understand that you don't do much Python ebuild work, or probably > Python development in general. I understand that you may feel like you > need more

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 1/12/2020 19:21, William Hubbs wrote: > On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 12:17:36AM +0100, David Seifert wrote: >> On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 17:55 -0500, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> On 1/12/2020 17:46, David Seifert wrote: >>>> On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 17:43 -0500, Joshua Kinard w

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 1/12/2020 17:46, David Seifert wrote: > On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 17:43 -0500, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 1/12/2020 17:32, Andreas Sturmlechner wrote: >>> On Sonntag, 12. Januar 2020 23:07:24 CET Joshua Kinard wrote: >>>> It might be worthwhile to treat the removal of

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 1/12/2020 17:32, Andreas Sturmlechner wrote: > On Sonntag, 12. Januar 2020 23:07:24 CET Joshua Kinard wrote: >> It might be worthwhile to treat the removal of Python-2.7 from the tree in >> the same manner as an EAPI deprecation and removal, given how ingrained it >> is

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 1/12/2020 17:17, David Seifert wrote: > On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 17:07 -0500, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 12/5/2019 09:24, Rich Freeman wrote: >>> On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 8:59 AM Jason A. Donenfeld >>> wrote: >>>> It's quite another to mask random packages

Re: [gentoo-dev] unsanctioned python 2.7 crusade

2020-01-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
how ingrained it is due to its longevity. That will minimize the whiplash-effect of emerge complaining about slot conflicts and dependency conflicts. Like I just ran into w/ setuptools-45.0.0.0's release. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 19

Re: [gentoo-dev] separate /usr without initramfs

2019-10-27 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/27/2019 12:12, Matt Turner wrote: > On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 3:06 AM James Le Cuirot wrote: >> >> On Sun, 27 Oct 2019 05:38:48 -0400 >> Joshua Kinard wrote: >> >>> Why do I not like an initramfs, though? Well, for one, it complicates the >>&

Re: [gentoo-dev] separate /usr without initramfs

2019-10-27 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/27/2019 06:06, James Le Cuirot wrote: > On Sun, 27 Oct 2019 05:38:48 -0400 > Joshua Kinard wrote: > >> Why do I not like an initramfs, though? Well, for one, it complicates the >> kernel compiles (and it makes them bigger, something which is an issue on >> t

Re: [gentoo-dev] separate /usr without initramfs

2019-10-27 Thread Joshua Kinard
ate. ZFS is completely reliant on checksums, and ARC needs gobs upon gobs of RAM. So that right there means ZFS might not be viable on those old systems (at least w/ SHA checksumming -- fletcher4 might be fine). And that's assuming ZFS even compiles for a mips64 target and runs without turning a dis

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-22 Thread Joshua Kinard
llowing discussion. Having the discussion, then waiting a few years before implementing them leads to discussions like this where we're arguing about the color of the boat after the boat has sailed off into the distance. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 201

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-22 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/21/2019 06:13, Kent Fredric wrote: > On Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:57:54 -0400 > Joshua Kinard wrote: > >> I know we've got a ton of Perl packages for the core set of Perl modules, >> but doesn't the CPAN eclass also have the capability to auto-generate an >> ebuild pac

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/20/2019 16:57, Joshua Kinard wrote:> On 10/20/2019 05:44, Michal Górny wrote: >> On Sun, 2019-10-20 at 05:21 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> On 10/20/2019 04:32, Michal Górny wrote: [snip] >> You believe it to be a problem. Don't expect others to bother upstream

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/20/2019 05:44, Michał Górny wrote: > On Sun, 2019-10-20 at 05:21 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 10/20/2019 04:32, Michał Górny wrote: >>> On Sun, 2019-10-20 at 04:25 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>>> Why is having a max ~24k files in a directory a bad

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/20/2019 04:32, Michał Górny wrote: > On Sun, 2019-10-20 at 04:25 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 10/20/2019 02:51, Michał Górny wrote: >>> On Sat, 2019-10-19 at 19:24 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>>> On 10/18/2019 09:41, Michał Górny wrote: >>>

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/20/2019 02:51, Michał Górny wrote: > On Sat, 2019-10-19 at 19:24 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 10/18/2019 09:41, Michał Górny wrote: >>> Hi, everybody. >>> >>> It is my pleasure to announce that yesterday (EU) evening we've switched >>

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-19 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 10/19/2019 19:57, Alec Warner wrote: > On Sat, Oct 19, 2019 at 4:24 PM Joshua Kinard wrote: > >> On 10/18/2019 09:41, Michał Górny wrote: >>> Hi, everybody. >>> >>> It is my pleasure to announce that yesterday (EU) evening we've switched >

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] use.desc: add global USE flag 'split-sbin'

2019-10-19 Thread Joshua Kinard
mping everything into one spot -- which is something I do at home WAY too much -- just strikes me as a bad idea. Binning stuff into different buckets offers SOME degree of organization. It also means 'ls -l /bin' is still somewhat readable on a system with a full desktop installed. -- Joshua Ki

Re: [gentoo-dev] New distfile mirror layout

2019-10-19 Thread Joshua Kinard
tfile is at. No math, statistical analysis, or deep-rooted knowledge of filesystems behind that paragraph. Just a plain old unfiltered opinion. Sometimes, I need to go get a distfile off the Gentoo mirrors, and being able to quickly find it in the mirror root is great. Having to do hash calculatio

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] use.desc: add global USE flag 'split-sbin'

2019-10-15 Thread Joshua Kinard
>>>> >>>> >>>> William has confirmed on IRC that USE=-split-usr performs the >>>> complete >>>> Fedora-esque /usr merge (which makes sense IMO). >>> >>> William's opinion is not the only one that matters. >> >

[gentoo-dev] Re: toolchain.eclass musl changes

2019-05-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
ce that I oughta know about? -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip away, moment by moment, lost in that

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keeping net-fs/ncpfs and net-misc/ipx-utils around?

2019-03-26 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 3/26/2019 10:22, Michał Górny wrote: > On Mon, 2019-03-25 at 15:19 -0400, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> Throwing a question out there on whether to keep both the net-fs/ncpfs and >> net-misc/ipx-utils packages around any longer. Kernel upstream removed both >> the IPX (Interne

[gentoo-dev] Keeping net-fs/ncpfs and net-misc/ipx-utils around?

2019-03-25 Thread Joshua Kinard
?: sys-apps/mlocate/files/updatedb.conf Remove reference to 'ipx-utils': profiles/license_groups Thoughts? -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confus

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: some old X11 packages

2019-03-03 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 3/3/2019 14:15, Matt Turner wrote: > On Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 1:09 AM Joshua Kinard wrote: >> >> On 3/2/2019 13:46, Matt Turner wrote: >>> # Matt Turner (02 Mar 2019) >>> # Old, unused drivers. >>> # Masked for removal in 30 days. Bug #67

Re: [gentoo-dev] util-linux build time increase?

2019-03-03 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 3/1/2019 10:01, Mart Raudsepp wrote: > Ühel kenal päeval, N, 28.02.2019 kell 04:13, kirjutas Joshua Kinard: >> On 2/25/2019 05:18, Alexander Tsoy wrote: >>> В Пн, 25/02/2019 в 13:07 +0300, Alexander Tsoy пишет: >>>> В Чт, 21/02/2019 в 04:36 -0500, Joshua Kinard

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: some old X11 packages

2019-03-03 Thread Joshua Kinard
t maintained upstream? My Indy is dead due to a bad RTC, so I can't test it for the foreseeable future. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the fu

Re: [gentoo-dev] util-linux build time increase?

2019-02-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 2/21/2019 16:18, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote: > On 2/21/19 1:29 PM, Guilherme Amadio wrote: >> On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 04:36:24AM -0500, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> Does anyone have an idea why util-linux's build time would go up >>> significantly from 2.32.x to 2.33

Re: [gentoo-dev] util-linux build time increase?

2019-02-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 2/25/2019 05:18, Alexander Tsoy wrote: > В Пн, 25/02/2019 в 13:07 +0300, Alexander Tsoy пишет: >> В Чт, 21/02/2019 в 04:36 -0500, Joshua Kinard пишет: >>> Does anyone have an idea why util-linux's build time would go up >>> significantly from 2.32.x to 2.33.x? It

[gentoo-dev] util-linux build time increase?

2019-02-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
sys-apps/util-linux-2.33.1 merge time: 1 hour, 23 minutes and 37 seconds. Thu Feb 21 04:14:33 2019 >>> sys-apps/util-linux-2.33.1 merge time: 1 hour, 25 minutes and 15 seconds. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecation and removal of 13.0 profiles is imminent

2019-02-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
les. The default 13.0 profiles should be left alone a bit longer, though. Transition shouldn't be a problem with those, as I last did a catalyst run from Sept 18 to Nov 18 that had no issues, but end of year obligations sidetracked me, so I need to eventually start over again with a more recent cat

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v5 03/16] glep-0063: 'Gentoo subkey' → 'Signing subkey'

2018-07-25 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 7/25/2018 1:38 AM, Michał Górny wrote: > W dniu śro, 25.07.2018 o godzinie 01∶28 -0400, użytkownik Joshua Kinard > napisał: >> On 7/8/2018 2:38 PM, Michał Górny wrote: >>> Replace the 'Gentoo subkey' term that might wrongly suggest that >>> the developers are ex

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v5 03/16] glep-0063: 'Gentoo subkey' → 'Signing subkey'

2018-07-24 Thread Joshua Kinard
three years on their committer keys: """ A three year key lifespan is short enough to obsolete keys weakened by advancing computer power, but long enough to reduce key management problems. """ https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/articl

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v2 07/11] glep-0063: Allow ECC, curve 25519 keys

2018-07-04 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 7/4/2018 7:22 PM, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote: > On 07/05/2018 01:07 AM, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> @@ -64,6 +66,8 @@ not be used to commit. >>> >>> b. RSA, >=2048 bits (OpenPGP v4 key format or later only) >>> >>> + c. ECC, cu

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v2 07/11] glep-0063: Allow ECC, curve 25519 keys

2018-07-04 Thread Joshua Kinard
and clarify that they don't allow for a key length, as I think that's hardcoded in some capacity. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org rsa6144/5C63F4E3F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us.

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH v2 09/11] glep-0063: Make recommended expiration terms mandatory

2018-07-04 Thread Joshua Kinard
see no problem with three years like the primary key. Especially since people will typically just change the expiration and advance it the minimum number of years, lather, rinse, and repeat. It's a solution looking for a problem. NAK on this. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org r

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly mips@ project status for April 2018

2018-04-02 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 4/2/2018 4:32 PM, Michał Górny wrote: > W dniu pon, 02.04.2018 o godzinie 13∶27 -0400, użytkownik Joshua Kinard > napisał: >> On 4/2/2018 5:41 AM, Michał Górny wrote: >>> W dniu nie, 01.04.2018 o godzinie 20∶40 -0700, użytkownik Matt Turner >>> napisał: >>

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly mips@ project status for April 2018

2018-04-02 Thread Joshua Kinard
o knowledge of scheduling for the old CPU families, like R10K. I helped write the current R10K scheduling code for gcc a few years ago, so maybe could do something for clang/llvm, though I have no idea how they implement CPU scheduling logic. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-mips] Monthly mips@ project status for April 2018

2018-04-02 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 4/2/2018 3:37 AM, Joshua Kinard wrote: > On 4/1/2018 11:40 PM, Matt Turner wrote: >> I'd like to start giving ~monthly updates on the status of mips@ in >> Gentoo. >> >> Recently I received a Loongson 3A system (quad-core 1.35GHz, 16GB RAM, >> AMD graphi

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-mips] Monthly mips@ project status for April 2018

2018-04-02 Thread Joshua Kinard
ill be command line only. The X11 world has moved so far ahead, that even if Octane's X11 Impact driver got fixed, I doubt the experience would be anything but "fun". -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3

Re: [gentoo-dev] Manifest2 hashes, take n+1-th: 3 hashes for the tie-breaker case

2017-11-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 11/12/2017 22:48, Gordon Pettey wrote: > On Sun, Nov 12, 2017 at 8:22 PM, Joshua Kinard <ku...@gentoo.org> wrote: > >> Minor clarification, old single core //and// uni-processor. Some older >> machines have multiple physical CPUs that are single-core. Thread

Re: [gentoo-dev] Manifest2 hashes, take n+1-th: 3 hashes for the tie-breaker case

2017-11-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
them on non-glibc systems? E.g., are they provided by third-party libraries or do they need implementations in uclibc/uclibc-ng/musl/*? And what about the Alt/BSD side of things? I assume FreeBSD implements this already, but worth verifying with all of the combinations of arches/libc's/ke

Re: [gentoo-dev] keywording ~sys-libs/glibc-2.26

2017-11-12 Thread Joshua Kinard
go indicated glibc-2.26 caused Python to fail its build because either the RPC or NIS module failed to build (I forget which). -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confu

[gentoo-dev] [PATCH] toolchain.eclass: Remove kludge that blocks gcc-6+ on sys-libs/uclibc-ng systems

2017-07-29 Thread Joshua Kinard
c-6-built, sys-libs/uclibc-ng in chroot for some time now, have completed several catalyst runs, and am at the tail end of a fresh install of a sys-libs/uclibc-ng userland on actual MIPS hardware. Signed-off-by: Joshua Kinard <ku...@gentoo.org> --- eclass/toolchain.eclass |3

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC pre-GLEP] Gentoo Git Workflow

2017-07-25 Thread Joshua Kinard
body wrapped at 75 chars/line, and including the usual git tags for sign-off and such. Though, I like the explicitness of the GLEP's text on a few things more. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past

Re: [gentoo-dev] can't gpg sign with repoman, but can with git

2017-07-19 Thread Joshua Kinard
e that GPG_TTY is set in your shell. ^^^--- This is likely the issue. Add: export GPG_TTY=`tty` To your ~/.bash_profile (or wherever you put your PORTAGE_GPG_KEY value), and that should solve the issue. I got bit by this once, and spent a while convincing Google that I'm not a robot to get

Re: [gentoo-dev] Profile-enforced big-endian USE flag

2017-06-29 Thread Joshua Kinard
es from a 32-bit word alignment." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endianness#Middle And this resource: http://unixpapa.com/incnote/byteorder.html Recommends to ignore middle-endian, as it believes no processor was ever implemented that stored integers in middle-endian format. -- Joshua Kinard Gent

Re: [gentoo-dev] The status of grsecurity upstream and hardened-sources downstream

2017-06-26 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 06/26/2017 09:15, Luis Ressel wrote: > On Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:47:48 -0400 > Joshua Kinard <ku...@gentoo.org> wrote: > >> Safe for now to just switch to gentoo-sources while retaining hardened >> toolchain? Or would there be a few additional steps needed? I o

Re: [gentoo-dev] The status of grsecurity upstream and hardened-sources downstream

2017-06-25 Thread Joshua Kinard
additional steps needed? I only use PaX for mprotect() and the ALSR capabilities, though I suspect those might be in the standard sauce by now. As such, I haven't had to deal with userland issues and PaX too much over the years. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] [PROPOSAL] Don't split user visible messages across multiple lines

2017-03-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
ode view-able in the editor. Not breaking the error messages across lines is now a checkpatch.pl warning in the kernel, for the specific reason of making it easy to grep for error messages. You're only required to drop to the next line if, after closing the string, there are any printk() variables need

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [PATCH] sys-devel/autoconf: Convert from eblits into an eclass, #586424

2017-03-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 03/21/2017 04:43, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote: > On 03/21/2017 09:28 AM, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> In general, the concept of code-sharing common blocks of logic between >> multiple >> ebuilds in a specific package directory that is not a top-level eclass is not >

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [PATCH] sys-devel/autoconf: Convert from eblits into an eclass, #586424

2017-03-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
nner and be used by far more consumers than today's eblits are, is to either find and finish the old elibs GLEP or start one over from scratch, submit whatever needs submitting via patches to at least PMS and Portage, work through whatever processes are required for approval, and then deploy it in

[gentoo-dev] Re: [PATCH] sys-libs/glibc: Convert from eblits to eclass, #586422

2017-03-16 Thread Joshua Kinard
talyst run as well, especially a stage2 run which will invoke /usr/portage/scripts/bootstrap.sh, to cover all corner cases. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us,

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: moving OpenRC to a meson-based build

2017-01-31 Thread Joshua Kinard
g/llvm and several other dependent packages. I've given up trying to debug it, too. It's something gcc-6.x is doing, code-generation-wise, that is beyond my ability to troubleshoot. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F

Re: [gentoo-dev] Unused profiles

2017-01-22 Thread Joshua Kinard
ht now, so it'll be awhile before I put stuff on the mirrors. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip away, moment

Re: [gentoo-dev] newsitem: important fstab update

2016-10-26 Thread Joshua Kinard
/dev/sd* or /dev/md* aren't affected by this? Cthulhu-forbid Linux device naming gets any more complicated than using UUID's. What's next, saving the serial numbers of discovered disks in an overly-complicated key/value-based non-SQL database format? -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.or

Re: [gentoo-dev] recommended way to get gcc-6 for testing packages

2016-09-07 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 09/06/2016 06:56, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: > On 05/09/16 13:07, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 08/31/2016 17:28, Paweł Hajdan, Jr. wrote: >>> gcc-6 doesn't seem to be in portage. >> It's in the hardened-development overlay. You can use layman to install the >> ov

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH 0/4] New no-lib-symlink profile for developers

2016-09-05 Thread Joshua Kinard
(like x32), goes into /lib32 or /usr/lib32. n64 - full 64-bit, goes into /lib64 or /usr/lib64 This basically follows the layout that old IRIX used to use when you had binaries/libs from all three ABIs mixed into the same root. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-2

Re: [gentoo-dev] recommended way to get gcc-6 for testing packages

2016-09-05 Thread Joshua Kinard
portage. Why not > just add it hard masked or unkeyworded? > > Paweł It's in the hardened-development overlay. You can use layman to install the overlay, then test out gcc-6.2.x. Already found a bug related to mips myself, heh. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C

[gentoo-dev] net-misc/iputils, why is the latest p'masked?

2016-09-05 Thread Joshua Kinard
ough to backport. But I'd prefer the easier option of unmasking 20160308. Thoughts on how to proceed? -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frighte

Re: [gentoo-dev] base-system needs developers who care

2016-08-29 Thread Joshua Kinard
I think the Gentoo install on that machine hasn't seen the light of the Kernel since ~2006. Probably earlier. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future f

Re: [gentoo-dev] is this newsitem worthy?

2016-08-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
n", so it's not a critical error and should have been squelched with the first --quiet. I'd either update the message to an "eerror" to get attention or add a note about the double-quiets somewhere (or add a new switch, --stfu, to do the job ). -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gen

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH] kernel-2.eclass: introduce K_FROM_GIT for sources that derive from git repos

2016-08-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 08/20/2016 20:22, Daniel Campbell wrote: > On 08/20/2016 05:13 AM, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> All, >> >> It looks like that sometime around Linux 3.15, some kind of a quirk was >> introduced where a patch that contains the removal of a symlink followed by &

[gentoo-dev] Georgia Tech Rsync mirror issues

2016-08-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
like their mirror is running at around a plaid-inducing speed of ~2.3K/sec. For anyone that remembers the 28.8kbps days... Thanks! -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confus

[gentoo-dev] [PATCH] kernel-2.eclass: introduce K_FROM_GIT for sources that derive from git repos

2016-08-20 Thread Joshua Kinard
of a hardcoded ebuild, should future kernel packages sourced from a git repo get added. Patch is attached for review. Thanks! -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confus

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] bugs.g.o: Merging UNCONFIRMED & CONFIRMED into NEW

2016-06-16 Thread Joshua Kinard
t be easily and independently confirmed. It'd be nice if, when replying in a comment, a flag could be made available to automatically to state that "I've encountered this issue, too", and once 2, 3, or 4 of those are logged, Bugzilla automatically changes the state to CONFIRMED, but doesn'

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] 'Gentoo Linux' bugzilla component reorganization

2016-06-16 Thread Joshua Kinard
ughts about this one? I'd add at least an entry for "Toolchain" and route it to the toolchain@g.o address by default. Most users know to assign a majority of gcc-related or binutils-related bugs to toolchain anyways. Not sure if gcc-porting should be broken out, though. That is a separ

Re: [gentoo-dev] What are eblits?

2016-05-29 Thread Joshua Kinard
under eclass/, in per-category sub-folders :) (yay for more directory bureaucracy!) > Ulrich > > [1] > https://sources.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/users/antarus/projects/gleps/glep-XX.txt?view=markup > -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-

Re: [gentoo-dev] please remove me off your mailing list

2016-05-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
he's better equipped to learn. :p > > Hence, the suggestion includes both. > > - Solve the immediate issue. > - Include information to solving the issue in future. The other, less popular option, is to just feed the man to the fish. That also solves the problem :) -- Jos

Re: [gentoo-dev] What are eblits?

2016-05-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
ersions of eclasses to share package-specific code between multiple ebuilds of differing versions. Whether the idea is useful in the present day and age, eh, who knows. For the mips-sources ebuilds, eblits let me centralize the per-machine notes and unpacking logic, which reduced each ebuild's size fr

Re: [gentoo-dev] What are eblits?

2016-05-28 Thread Joshua Kinard
tead of the current 4.9KB). And yes, for anyone wondering, I have new mips-sources ebuilds. Just took a month to partially rewrite the SGI Origin/IP27 kernel code and then hunt down a hardware bug on my SGI Octane, so, been distracted... -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] dead emerge processes and/or lockfiles

2016-04-24 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 04/24/2016 20:21, Joshua Kinard wrote: > On 04/24/2016 20:09, Zac Medico wrote: >> On 04/24/2016 04:50 PM, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> On 01/18/2016 07:37, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>>> On 01/17/2016 15:01, Zac Medico wrote: >>>>> On 01/17/2016 09:06 AM

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] dead emerge processes and/or lockfiles

2016-04-24 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 04/24/2016 20:09, Zac Medico wrote: > On 04/24/2016 04:50 PM, Joshua Kinard wrote: >> On 01/18/2016 07:37, Joshua Kinard wrote: >>> On 01/17/2016 15:01, Zac Medico wrote: >>>> On 01/17/2016 09:06 AM, Brian Dolbec wrote: >>>>> >>>&

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] dead emerge processes and/or lockfiles

2016-04-24 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 01/18/2016 07:37, Joshua Kinard wrote: > On 01/17/2016 15:01, Zac Medico wrote: >> On 01/17/2016 09:06 AM, Brian Dolbec wrote: >>> >>> I've read in several forum posts lately about emerge not running and >>> the problem comes down to dead emer

Re: [gentoo-dev] usr merge

2016-04-10 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 04/10/2016 08:14, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 7:55 AM, Joshua Kinard <ku...@gentoo.org> wrote: >> >> Create like, a table on the Wiki or some kind of metadata property >> per-package >> that can contain a boolean or tri-state flag indicati

Re: [gentoo-dev] usr merge

2016-04-10 Thread Joshua Kinard
. I'll go back to a static /dev and I'll manually mknod any missing devices if I have to. You know it's getting ridiculous when you can maintain a Windows/NTFS partition layout easier than a Linux one. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Changing order of default virtual/udev provider

2016-02-13 Thread Joshua Kinard
le* filesystem configurations (i.e., just basic partitions, no LVM, evms, encryption, etc). So I don't there would be immediate breakage in this scenario. It's going to depend on how a given system was configured. Simple setups appear to JustWork(), AFAICT. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Herd likely up for grabs: kernel-misc

2016-01-22 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 01/20/2016 14:48, Duncan wrote: > Mike Frysinger posted on Wed, 20 Jan 2016 13:40:04 -0500 as excerpted: > >> if base-system@ isn't going to maintain it, we'll punt it from the herd >> -mike > > Umm, you mean project, right? Because the whole discussion here is part > of getting rid of

Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] dead emerge processes and/or lockfiles

2016-01-18 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 01/17/2016 15:01, Zac Medico wrote: > On 01/17/2016 09:06 AM, Brian Dolbec wrote: >> >> I've read in several forum posts lately about emerge not running and >> the problem comes down to dead emerge processes and remaining lockfiles. >> >> Perhaps we should make an emaint module to search for

Re: [gentoo-dev] Herd likely up for grabs: net-fs

2016-01-17 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 01/17/2016 15:03, Michał Górny wrote: > Hello, everyone. > > The current maintainer of net-fs herd so far hasn't replied to our > queries. If we don't get any reply in a week, we will be disbanding it > and looking for new maintainers for its packages. > > Is anyone interested in keeping the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Herd likely up for grabs: kernel-misc

2016-01-17 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 01/17/2016 14:57, Michał Górny wrote: > Hello, everyone. > > The current maintainers of kernel-misc herd so far haven't replied to > our queries. If we don't get any reply in a week, we will be disbanding > it and looking for new maintainers for its packages. > > Is anyone interested in

Re: [gentoo-dev] Herd up for grabs: net-dialup

2016-01-16 Thread Joshua Kinard
cavalier sprintf() usage with no buffer overflow checks). It's been on my TODO list to fix up one of these days, as well as adding the hard-to-find 5.x release. I've also played with hylafax and iaxmodem before, but no longer have setups to test those with. -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS

Re: [gentoo-dev] hasufell's extended leave and libressl

2016-01-16 Thread Joshua Kinard
b.com/gentoo/libressl/wiki/Transition-plan > > I'd like to solicit help in pushing this through. Any takers? Is the plan to just make packages in the tree compatible with libressl so that users can choose either one, or to migrate off of openssl entirely? -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku..

[gentoo-dev] ncurses-5.9 -> ncurses-6.0 step-by-step?

2015-12-13 Thread Joshua Kinard
!, -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip away, moment by moment, lost in that vast, terrible in-between." --Emperor Turhan

[gentoo-dev] .git folder getting mirrored to rsync mirrors

2015-11-29 Thread Joshua Kinard
bytes/sec total size is 391.32M speedup is 80.63 === Sync completed for gentoo -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 6144R/F5C6C943 2015-04-27 177C 1972 1FB8 F254 BAD0 3E72 5C63 F4E3 F5C6 C943 "The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives sl

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: tcltk herd empty

2015-10-04 Thread Joshua Kinard
la Seamonkey include PGP/GPG functionality? I only use the browser component of that. Been using Thunderbird+Enigmail for quite a long time for PGP/GPG. enigmail is picking up on the embedded PGP marker as well and displaying a blue bar for me on some of the messages in this thread. -- Joshua Kinard G

Re: [gentoo-dev] tcltk herd empty

2015-10-03 Thread Joshua Kinard
upport should remain if at all possible, especially in Python. TCL is the base language, and well-entrenched in some really niche areas, like eggdrop bot scripting and the like. IIRC, everything in TCL is effectively a string, and it's very much an event-driven language via the use of "binds"

[gentoo-dev] Excessive rsync time after git migration

2015-08-15 Thread Joshua Kinard
not sure what's causing 'emerge --sync' to re-fetch the whole file. Has anyone else noticed this and/or have a workaround? It's causing some excessive disk thrashing, and what used to be a few seconds to sync is now taking 5-10mins or more (depending on which machine I'm syncing). -- Joshua Kinard

[gentoo-dev] CGA Web™ graphics standards

2015-04-01 Thread Joshua Kinard
Arguably the best 04/01 gag I've seen today. Can we keep this? It'll make browsing the site on old SGI machines so much easier... -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 4096R/D25D95E3 2011-03-28 The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip

[gentoo-dev] Restoring from the Attic?

2015-03-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
What's the procedure for restoring ebuilds from the CVS Attic? I need to temporarily restore an ebuild from the Attic while hunting down a solution for Bug #543978. The CVS Tutorial doesn't have anything on this specific operation. Thanks!, -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 4096R

Re: [gentoo-dev] Restoring from the Attic?

2015-03-21 Thread Joshua Kinard
On 03/21/2015 14:05, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Am Samstag, 21. März 2015, 19:01:08 schrieb Joshua Kinard: What's the procedure for restoring ebuilds from the CVS Attic? I need to temporarily restore an ebuild from the Attic while hunting down a solution for Bug #543978. The CVS Tutorial

Re: [gentoo-dev] Naming of repositories: gento-x86 edition, bike shedding wanted

2015-03-19 Thread Joshua Kinard
(kinda in no particular order): pkgtree gentoo-pkgtree ptree gentoo-ptree the-tree trunk core -- Joshua Kinard Gentoo/MIPS ku...@gentoo.org 4096R/D25D95E3 2011-03-28 The past tempts us, the present confuses us, the future frightens us. And our lives slip away, moment by moment, lost in that vast

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