Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits

2012-06-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sun, 10 Jun 2012 21:45:27 +0100 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: It's a simple workaround for the lack of proper ebuild namespacing on the basis of slots. So, till we have that, this works

Re: [gentoo-dev] gtk3 useflag and support of older toolkits

2012-06-10 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
workaround for the lack of proper ebuild namespacing on the basis of slots. So, till we have that, this works pretty well. :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] net-misc/ntpclient up for grabs due solar concentrating in other packages

2012-06-08 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org wrote: As talked with him via mail, thanks for taking it I think you missed the list of packages? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] net-misc/ntpclient up for grabs due solar concentrating in other packages

2012-06-08 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:58 PM, Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org wrote: As talked with him via mail, thanks for taking it I think you missed the list of packages? Hum, sorry about that. I got a bit confused

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

2012-05-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
for you. +1 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] autotools.eclass:eautoreconf now runs autopoint for you

2012-05-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
=eclass/gnome2-live.eclass;h=897adf863cb3f653ed96f45b14b637f7af651b1a;hb=HEAD#l110 You might want to cherry-pick some of those? Cheers, -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Remove eclass/ChangeLog (was: Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in eclass: autotools.eclass)

2012-05-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
for this, seriously. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2012-05-15 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
are condemned to reinvent it, poorly. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2012-05-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
-time. Doesn't make sense to unnecessarily unify USE-flags like that. Consolidate just enough, but not too much. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: New eclass: mozlinguas.eclass

2012-02-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: please post it inline to make review easier # @MAINTAINER: mozi...@gentoo.org # @AUTHOR: Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org goes on newline, not inlined Fixed # @DESCRIPTION: Array containing the list of language

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: New eclass: mozlinguas.eclass

2012-02-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Friday 03 February 2012 11:44:42 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: mozlinguas() { missing eclass documentation Is it really needed for private

[gentoo-dev] RFC: New eclass: mozlinguas.eclass

2012-02-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
packs ${LANGS[@]}, and exports src_unpack and src_install to install language packs. I'd love to have the attached eclass reviewed before I commit it. For those using gmail, here's a web copy: http://i.cx/ahp (git.o.g.o/mozilla) Thanks! -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: New eclass: mozlinguas.eclass

2012-02-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 12:55 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: I'd love to have the attached eclass reviewed before I commit it. For those using gmail, here's a web copy: http://i.cx/ahp (git.o.g.o/mozilla) After comments from mgorny on #gentoo-dev, I've made the following

Re: [gentoo-dev] Free Gentoo

2012-01-21 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
wonder why I'm replying to a mail sent by person who lacks enough courage to sign him-/herself. I guess I want to be funny too. Actually, I'm wondering how much cognitive dissonance it takes to complain about the possibility of using proprietary software in a mail sent via gmail. -- ~Nirbheek

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr

2012-01-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsrMove#Benefit_to_Fedora -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Last-rites: various packages needing esound

2012-01-09 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
All these packages have dead upstreams, and are leaf packages which nothing else depends on, except with USE=esd, which is also masked for removal. Note: wmpop has replacements with the same name, the rest are useless. # Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org (04 Jan 2012) # Outdated and unused

Re: [gentoo-dev] Exorcising a d(a)emon from GNOME's past (aka EsounD Last Rites)

2012-01-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
management. EsounD has no advantages over icecast. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr

2012-01-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Re: Exorcising a d(a)emon from GNOME's past (aka EsounD Last Rites)

2012-01-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
this bug! I'll keep track of it now and try to get it fixed. On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: Hi folks, Today, I was shocked to find that the EsounD daemon is still in the tree and new ebuilds are actually still pulling it in under USE=esd! Proposal

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr

2012-01-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
let's just do whatever Debian is doing. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr

2012-01-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
no surprise since most of those run on Windows too. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Exorcising a d(a)emon from GNOME's past (aka EsounD Last Rites)

2012-01-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
suffice since pulseaudio emulates an esound socket while running with `module-protocol-esound-unix` loaded, which is the default. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: locations of binaries and separate /usr

2012-01-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
they're suggesting. OTOH, it's probably just going to cause chaos and further divergence between distros for little gain. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo

2011-12-15 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 5:57 PM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thursday 15 December 2011 00:39:44 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: Nevertheless, the basic bug is about changing the distfile repository format in such a way that a single repo can contain several distfiles built

Re: [gentoo-dev] Six month major project on Gentoo

2011-12-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
in the filename is only one way of ensuring that. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs due ian move to staffer

2011-12-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:31 AM, Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org wrote: Due ian move to staffer the following packages need a new maintainer: app-portage/autounmask Is this still needed now that emerge has --autounmask* options? app-portage/demerge Thanks for taking them -- ~Nirbheek

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in sys-apps/pkgcore: pkgcore-0.7.7.1.ebuild ChangeLog pkgcore-0.7.6.1.ebuild pkgcore-0.7.7-r1.ebuild pkgcore-0.7.7.ebuild

2011-12-02 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 6:45 AM, Brian Harring ferri...@gmail.com wrote: Command history being: echangelog # crap, need to redo it rm ChangeLog cvs up Changelog echangelog repoman commit -m blah blah blah See if you can spot the typo. ;) Next time, use cvs up :p -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
in portage) should not take more than a few secs. 1. I'm obviously assuming that dep nodes that do not depend on each other would be sorted -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Fabian Groffen grob...@gentoo.org wrote: On 26-11-2011 16:56:41 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: [...] Besides, sorting even 30,000 entries (if you're merging every ebuild in portage) should not take more than a few secs. A linux kernel has around that much

[gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Gentoo News file about GNOME 3.2's unmasking

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 2:13 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: Since GNOME 3 is already in the tree, and the news file content is straightforward, I'd like to commit this in 24hrs if there are no problems

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
(can be verified with filefrag). To fix such things, regular online defragmentation of those specific files can be done using `btrfs fi defrag file`. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
while appending to files (--append-verify --no-whole-file). 1. Somewhat like rope data structures, with the caveat that ranges must be block-size aligned. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: proj/portage:master commit in: pym/portage/dbapi/

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, 26 Nov 2011 21:28:51 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: There are still a few specific cases in which CoW would indeed be useful. IIRC, reflinking of files works across btrfs *subvolumes

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo News file about GNOME 3.2's unmasking

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 11:51 PM, Mart Raudsepp l...@gentoo.org wrote: On L, 2011-11-26 at 12:43 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: A question: it currently restricts only on the basis of If-Installed, but is there a workaround for the absence Display-If-Visible filter? If there isn't, I'll commit

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo News file about GNOME 3.2's unmasking

2011-11-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
we have to do to get Display-If-Visible implemented? I volunteer to do whatever I can. :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo News file about GNOME 3.2's unmasking

2011-11-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
! -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team Title: Unmasking of and Upgrade to GNOME 3.2 Author: Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org Content-Type: text/plain Posted: 2011-11-26 Revision: 1 News-Item-Format: 1.0 Display-If-Installed: gnome-base/gnome-session-3.2 We are pleased to announce the addition

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs due ricmm retirement

2011-11-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:16 AM, Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org wrote: Due ricmm retirement the following packages need a new maintainer: [snip] net-misc/youtube-dl I use this a lot, so I'll take it. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs due ricmm retirement

2011-11-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:16 AM, Pacho Ramos pa...@gentoo.org wrote: Due ricmm retirement the following packages need a new maintainer: [snip] net-misc/youtube-dl I use this a lot, so I'll take it. Just

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Time to lastrite compiz AND blender due to lack of maintainer broken

2011-11-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
usable in tree for a while[2]. I'm fixing it now, sorry but I got busy and blender isn't an easy codebase... Thanks for taking care of it. I care about blender too, but the codebase is daunting for me, so I couldn't commit to maintaining it. :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] elibtoolize/eautoreconf interactions and lazy eclasses/ebuilds

2011-11-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
in src_prepare for live ebuilds, and ebuilds where we sed configure or Makefile.in directly to avoid an eautoreconf (it's extremely slow on arm/mips etc). It's very easy to not do the right thing. I think mike's change is a good thing. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] have portage be quiet by default

2011-11-12 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
changes based on whether they yield a net gain. I don't have strong opinions about this, but from the beginning, I've thought that *always* showing verbose output in emerge wasn't really useful for general users except as a CPU-intensive screensaver. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stop altering of current release ebuilds and propagate the changes slowly

2011-11-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] enable verbose build whenever it's possible

2011-11-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
as they fly by rather than the entire gcc/libtool command, which is often mostly noise. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] linux-info.eclass: check_extra_config requires a configured kernel

2011-11-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, for out-of-kernel modules that need the kernel source for building, the build-time .config is much more relevant than the runtime config. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Old changelogs / eclass dir

2011-10-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
the last 6 months or last one year of activity, or the last 50 commits, whichever is more. Or something similar. It's not a fundamental problem with the idea. Note that this defence is not an endorsement of the idea itself. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: hardened glibc and gcc dependencies

2011-10-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
interspersed through the eclass? afaik, eclasses aren't supposed to be setting EAPI. They can choose to not support some EAPIs and error out, but they need checks. Mostly, eclasses read ${EAPI} to do conditional exporting of phases and conditional usage of features. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] hardened glibc and gcc dependencies

2011-10-27 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: hardened glibc and gcc dependencies

2011-10-27 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 5:17 AM, Ryan Hill dirtye...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 27 Oct 2011 23:03:12 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: So, I honestly see no reason why toolchain should not start using EAPI 2. I await your patch to toolchain.eclass. :P Sure, whenever I'm

Re: [gentoo-dev] Suggestion for getting rid of udev

2011-10-12 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
in package.mask and kindly stop trying to impose your workflow on the rest of the world. This thread is a waste of time. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: media-gfx/pngcrush

2011-10-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
and amicably[1]. Preferably after a 24hr break to cool yourselves. Thank you. 1. If you persist, I offer to instead schedule a duelling session on IRC. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-project] Call for agenda items -- Council meeting 11 Oct

2011-09-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
involves: echo 1 profiles/eapi Since EAPI-1 supporting portage ebuilds have been stable for ~3 years now. Thanks, -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr

2011-09-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
of sorts. you're aware the ChromeOS is built on top of / with Gentoo right ? Gentoo is defined by portage and the portage tree. If we remove that, the end result is no different than compiling stuff manually in Slackware or by hand. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr

2011-09-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sunday, September 25, 2011 05:53:18 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: Gentoo is defined by portage and the portage tree. If we remove that, the end result is no different than compiling stuff manually in Slackware or by hand

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr

2011-09-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: On 09/25/2011 06:57 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: But neither portage, nor the portage tree, nor any of our branding are shipped with ChromeOS. Hence it's as much a Gentoo install as $company that uses portage to build $image

Re: [gentoo-dev] zlib breakage

2011-09-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
vapier for his actions. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: zlib breakage

2011-09-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
them listen to you. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] udev and /usr

2011-09-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
/Software/systemd/separate-usr-is-broken -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting

2011-09-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
for slot-masking GNOME packages. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] udev and /usr

2011-09-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
of trigger-happy FUD from websites like omgubuntu, but surely Gentoo folk are more mature. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting

2011-09-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
? What's the use-case for this? What is the new proposed format to store the keywords? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] udev and /usr

2011-09-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 7:57 PM, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto jmbsvice...@gentoo.org wrote: On 18-09-2011 12:59, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: I'm astonished by the large amount of misinformation that is being spread around about systemd. If this originated on the gentoo-user mailing list, I'm

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please don't use IUSE=static-libs unless really necessary

2011-09-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to libX11 (if I'm not wrong). -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Fixing eclass code relying on ${IUSE} greps?

2011-09-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
-- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] obs eclasses

2011-09-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
: RDEPEND=dev-util/osc iirc, portage handles merging of the values of *DEPEND defined in eclasses and ebuilds. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH autotools-utils 1/9] Fix handling whitespace in filenames when looking for .la files.

2011-09-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
just sent a link to a git repo or something? On the contrary, I like that mgorny sent separate completely independent patches for review to the list instead of either sending on huge chunk, or not sending patches at all. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] virtual/polkit-agent virtual pkg

2011-09-08 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
depend on it. I'm ambivalent about this. I think I agree with what Samuli already said. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] USE=introspection has been unmasked in the tree

2011-08-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
open to this, but I'll have to talk to the rest of the GNOME team before we decide. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] USE=introspection has been unmasked in the tree

2011-08-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
dependency tree all the way down to glib to be recompiled just for a few small 20KB files. Cheers! 1. Special thanks to pquery for making it easy for me to generate the package.use.mask blacklist. Hopefully I haven't made any human errors while generating the list :S -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME

Re: [gentoo-dev] USE=introspection has been unmasked in the tree

2011-08-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 12:29 AM, Donnie Berkholz dberkh...@gentoo.org wrote: On 21:23 Tue 16 Aug     , Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: A side-note that we've wanted to get out to all devs is that everyone should *always* use IUSE=+introspection. Then why is it a flag? So that people who use, say

Re: [gentoo-dev] USE=introspection has been unmasked in the tree

2011-08-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 3:27 AM, Maciej Mrozowski reave...@gmail.com wrote: On Tuesday 16 of August 2011 22:14:28 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: 2011/8/17 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org: Then why don't you make it a default flag in desktop/gnome profile instead? That way

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: splitting virtual/

2011-08-15 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
/ | wc -l 1029 I don't see a pressing need to split virtual/ yet :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2011-08-06 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. And arch teams will have to store *all* of them, often on devices with very low space. The per-package models looks very neat and tidy in some respects, but the loss of a common git repository is too great, IMO. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] POSIX capability in Gentoo

2011-07-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
was that a lot of people use tmpfs for /var/tmp/portage, and tmpfs doesn't support xattrs which are needed for setting caps. Linux 3.0 has added support for xattrs with tmpfs (the redhat folks did the work, afaik), so that problem is partly solved now. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Ohloh statistics updated

2011-07-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Raúl Porcel armi...@gentoo.org wrote: On 07/22/2011 03:11 PM, Stanislav Ochotnicky wrote: Hello fellow devs, [snip] Yey i'm number two :D You're a bot, you don't count. ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Ohloh statistics updated

2011-07-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
/gentoo-x86.git;a=summary It appears they count rather more commits than does CIA - Manifest commits look to be the likely cause. Another reason for all of us to move to gpg signed manifests — another commit free with every ebuild commit! -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Ohloh statistics updated

2011-07-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
stats shouldn't be outdated anymore. Awesome! More karma for you! I was waiting for this for a long time. :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: deprecation of baselayout-1.x

2011-06-30 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
guys are making a huge mistake. I'm not going to support this kind of max-6-month-upgrade life cycle for Gentoo. We're effectively driving our users away to distros like Ubuntu that allow you to upgrade every LTS release instead of constantly or every 6 months. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: should openrc be mandatory on all gentoo systems?

2011-06-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Wednesday, June 29, 2011 01:48:16 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Wednesday, June 29, 2011 00:04:57 Michał Górny wrote: Honestly, I think a better solution would

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: should openrc be mandatory on all gentoo systems?

2011-06-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
be like Slackware which dropped GNOME in 2005. What an excellent decision they made and it helped them retain so many users too... -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: should openrc be mandatory on all gentoo systems?

2011-06-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
is just broken by concept. except it hasnt been random and has clearly been defined by having existed since the beginning of Gentoo I have no idea what this is supposed to mean. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] SHA256 and indention in metadata.xml

2011-06-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, and then glib-using libraries, and then gtk+, and gtk+-using libraries, then Python modules, etc. We also separate out lines with and without versions/blocks/use-conditionals in them to make them easier to read. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] SHA256 and indention in metadata.xml

2011-06-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 9:45 PM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 13:51, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 10:23, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 6:16 PM, justin wrote: Another

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Please migrate to git-2.eclass

2011-06-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, and that resulted in confused users filing bug reports. There's currently a repoman warning for git.eclass usage, and that suffices. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] SHA256 and indention in metadata.xml

2011-06-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
in editors (no expansion of tabs to spaces). -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] SHA256 and indention in metadata.xml

2011-06-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 10:23, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 6:16 PM, justin wrote: Another question, do we have a rule, how the metadata.xml has to be indented? Tabs or n spaces? There's no rule

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs

2011-06-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 3:01 PM, Markos Chandras hwoar...@gentoo.org wrote: 7) media-gfx/simple-scan I'm taking this since it's likely to be integrated with GNOME 3.2 or 3.4 Thanks, -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Proposal: include dbus session handling in baselayout (or somewhere, in which case where?)

2011-06-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
be done via ~/.bashrc, to be honest. Makes no sense to have a global dbus session, since it's supposed to be per-user. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: catalyst should use pbzip2 for stages

2011-06-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
wrong with using lbzip2 instead of pbzip2? It can parallel decompress (and compress) *all* bzip2 archives, not just those made with pbzip2/lbzip2. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request)

2011-06-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Fabian Groffen grob...@gentoo.org wrote: On 02-06-2011 17:15:11 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: All these problems are fixed if we don't re-generate the *existing* ChangeLogs. We should simply archive the existing ChangeLog, and append to it after the move to git

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: better policy for ChageLogs

2011-06-02 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 4:59 AM, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto jmbsvice...@gentoo.org wrote: On 01-06-2011 19:50, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: The current situation is: (a) Not dire. (b) Not urgent. (c) has irked enough developers and users that people pushed council to update the policy about

Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request)

2011-06-02 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
is no longer a point of discussion I'm not sure I understand this. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] ChangeLog generation - pros and cons (council discussion request)

2011-06-02 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 6:29 PM, Fabian Groffen grob...@gentoo.org wrote: On 02-06-2011 17:15:11 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: - no discussion on what to include or not (everything is in there) In git, we can make git log skip commit messages while generating the ChangeLog, so

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: better policy for ChageLogs

2011-06-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to the problem being *CVS* not ChangeLog rules. All this is such a massive waste of time. Can't we just expend this energy on the move to git? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: better policy for ChageLogs

2011-06-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
no, future plans are not independent of the current situation, and a move to git *is* a way to deal with the current situation. In effect, we kill (at least) two birds with one stone and prevent a lot of argument and bad blood. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2011-05-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: On Mon, 23 May 2011 12:35:12 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: As I understand it, that's precisely what William's plan is. $ ls -ld /var/{lock/run} /var/lock - /run/lock /var/run - /run/ This should

Re: [gentoo-dev] arch teams and better tools

2011-05-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
/show_bug.cgi?id=368281 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2011-05-17 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
by default. I've been doing this manually for a year, and so have other distributions. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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

2011-05-17 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:13 AM, Ângelo Arrifano mik...@gentoo.org wrote: On Tuesday 17 May 2011 20:28:56 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: I'd add that if we want /run to be on tmpfs, /var/run and /tmp should both be on tmpfs by default. I've been doing this manually for a year, and so have other

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

2011-05-17 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:50 AM, Panagiotis Christopoulos pchr...@gentoo.org wrote: On 23:58 Tue 17 May     , Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: ... I'd add that if we want /run to be on tmpfs, /var/run and /tmp should both be on tmpfs by default. I've been doing this manually for a year, and so have

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

2011-05-17 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
/436012/ Related is that you don't need to manually wipe /tmp /var/run /var/lock via a service. They're automatically wiped when you reboot. This saves time during bootup. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

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