Re: [gentoo-dev] Last Rites: app-eselect/eselect-opengl

2020-08-11 Thread Philip Webb
0/1.20.8)([2020-08-09 20:16:16])(elogind udev xorg -debug -dmx -doc -ipv6 -kdrive -libglvnd -libressl -minimal -selinux -static-libs -suid -systemd -unwind -wayland -xcsecurity -xephyr -xnest -xvfb) Before I do anything damaging, can you advise how to handle the above ? -- ===

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News item: xorg-server dropping default suid

2020-06-22 Thread Philip Webb
200622 Piotr Karbowski wrote: > On 22/06/2020 06.03, Philip Webb wrote: > [...] >> I don't want to use 'systemd', as I want to run a traditional UNIX version >> of Linux + KDE (or Fluxbox) for a simple single-user desktop system. > Then... don't use systemd ! I officially

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News item: xorg-server dropping default suid

2020-06-21 Thread Philip Webb
200621 Matt Turner wrote: > On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 4:53 PM Philip Webb wrote: >> I've been running xorg-server as root for > 16 yr without any problems. >> AFAIK there are no problems re exploits via I/net browsers, >> which are started by my user as all such user sof

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News item: xorg-server dropping default suid

2020-06-21 Thread Philip Webb
itrc' line show above in the Wiki ? Are there any other Gentoo users who have the same preferences as me ? -- ,,==== SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatcadotinterdotnet

Re: [gentoo-dev] Graphics Project disbanded [pkgs up for grabs]

2020-06-07 Thread Philip Webb
bing that a huge list of packages should suddenly be declared unmaintained, esp as some of them -- eg above -- are likely needed by most users. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Citi

Re: [gentoo-dev] x11-base/xorg-server: No longer enabling suid by default.

2020-05-26 Thread Philip Webb
200526 Piotr Karbowski wrote: > On 26/05/2020 00.34, Philip Webb wrote: >> I'ld rather you didn't. > You didn't provided any rationale for that. I thought I did (smile). > Running X as root is anti-pattern, especially nowadays > when so little effort is required to not have

Re: [gentoo-dev] x11-base/xorg-server: No longer enabling suid by default.

2020-05-25 Thread Philip Webb
you think about turning the current possible opt-out of Xorg as root > into possible opt-in for running Xorg as root ? ... I'ld rather you didn't. -- ,, SUPPORT _______//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] [

Re: [gentoo-dev] Migrate away from python-2 or not

2019-11-24 Thread Philip Webb
gt; If the answer is no, to avoid holding back new versions having only python3, > such as bug 671796 for dev-python/matplotlib bump, > old versions with python_targets_python2_7 and new versions without > should be co-installable into different SLOTs. -- ,,==

Re: [gentoo-dev] What means bup?

2018-07-18 Thread Philip Webb
ever seen it & Dictionary.com doesn't know it. The OED is the ultimate authority on such matters, but I don't have free access : perhaps someone else does. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] []

Re: [gentoo-dev] Upcoming posting restrictions on the gentoo-dev mailing list

2018-01-09 Thread Philip Webb
I have done occasionally during the past 15 years . Is one of the devs willing to sponsor me ? -- ====,,==== SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: No more stable keywords for Games

2017-11-19 Thread Philip Webb
171119 James Le Cuirot wrote: > On Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:50:20 -0500 > Philip Webb <purs...@ca.inter.net> wrote: >> 171118 David Seifert wrote: >>> As the Games team does not have enough manpower to keep tabs on all >>> games packages, we have dropped all game

[gentoo-dev] Re: No more stable keywords for Games

2017-11-19 Thread Philip Webb
r some time & no serious bug reports. -- ,,==== SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Restricted version of gentoo-dev mailing list

2017-05-23 Thread Philip Webb
heep & who is a goat ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

[gentoo-dev] several global use flags sb local

2016-10-10 Thread Philip Webb
too-dev mailing list. > I'm actually surprised those USE flags are not local. > Except for 3dfx, I have never seen them. > And yes, I agree, this is a topic for gentoo-dev. > Can someone move it there somehow ? HTH -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] the graveyard overlay

2016-07-09 Thread Philip Webb
160708 Alec Warner wrote: > On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Philip Webb <purs...@ca.inter.net> wrote: >> (1) The fact that a pkg has little or no upstream support >> or that it doesn't have an active Gentoo maintainer >> is not a reason for removing it from the regula

Re: [gentoo-dev] the graveyard overlay

2016-07-08 Thread Philip Webb
gnored. HTH & thanks as always to all of you for making Gentoo work since 2003. -- ,,==== SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] usr merge

2016-04-09 Thread Philip Webb
160409 Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 2:49 PM, Philip Webb <purs...@ca.inter.net> wrote: >> I've always used Lilo, which is simple + reliable : >> I never see questions re it here, but there are many re Grub. >> I do use recent hardware, a cutting-

Re: [gentoo-dev] usr merge

2016-04-09 Thread Philip Webb
or is it a new item ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] tcltk herd empty

2015-10-02 Thread Philip Webb
n make.conf for whatever reason (something long ago ? ). Perhaps if I dropped it there, everything would work just as well. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Tor

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2015-09-06 23:59 UTC

2015-09-08 Thread Philip Webb
= SUPPORT _______//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2015-08-23 23:59 UTC

2015-08-25 Thread Philip Webb
150825 malc wrote: On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 4:17 AM, Philip Webb purs...@ca.inter.net wrote: Is there any possibility they could be sorted alphabetically ? Yup, good suggestion. Updated wrapper attached - output now looks like: -- snip -- Thanks

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Excessive rsync time after git migration

2015-08-22 Thread Philip Webb
seems to have been solved : thanks to whoever fixed it. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: obsolete Perl virtuals virtual/perl-CGI virtual/perl-Module-Build virtual/perl-Module-Pluggable

2015-06-14 Thread Philip Webb
? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: obsolete virtual/perl-Module-Build

2015-06-14 Thread Philip Webb
150614 Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Am Sonntag, 14. Juni 2015, 21:53:35 schrieb Philip Webb: * either switch dynamic dependencies back on (you have it off, right?) * or make a global emerge --changed-deps ... run -- output -- root:502 ~ emerge --changed-deps -p world These are the packages

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: obsolete virtual/perl-Module-Build

2015-06-14 Thread Philip Webb
150614 Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Am Sonntag, 14. Juni 2015, 17:19:11 schrieb Philip Webb: 150614 Andreas K. Huettel wrote: # * If you have any of these virtuals installed, uninstall # (depclean) them. # * If the virtuals are required by some overlay package, that is # a bug

Re: [gentoo-dev] LFS QA warnings coming soon to a build near you

2015-05-31 Thread Philip Webb
to this ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

[gentoo-dev] shouldn't eselect be in app-eselect ?

2015-04-04 Thread Philip Webb
I read the recent thread re the new app-eselect. Doing my weekly system update, it strikes me that 'eselect' itself sb there too. Time to paint the bikesheds again ... (smile) -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb

Re: [gentoo-dev] shouldn't eselect be in app-eselect ?

2015-04-04 Thread Philip Webb
150404 Alex Brandt wrote: On Saturday, April 04, 2015 14:41:37 Philip Webb wrote: I read the recent thread re the new app-eselect. Doing my weekly system update, it strikes me that 'eselect' itself sb there too. Time to paint the bikesheds again ... (smile) I don't disagree but will simply

Re: [gentoo-dev] qa last rites -- long list

2015-01-07 Thread Philip Webb
it there. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] qa last rites -- long list

2015-01-07 Thread Philip Webb
150107 William Hubbs wrote: On Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 06:49:56AM -0500, Philip Webb wrote: 150106 William Hubbs wrote: Many packages have been masked in the tree for months - years with no signs of fixes. I am particularly concerned about packages with known security vulnerabilities staying

Re: [gentoo-dev] Are users forced to use PAM?

2014-10-05 Thread Philip Webb
)). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages looking for new maintainers.

2014-05-14 Thread Philip Webb
is quick quite versatile. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Request of news item review: 2013-03-29-udev-predictable-network-interface-names.en.txt : SOLVED

2013-04-01 Thread Philip Webb
130401 Markos Chandras wrote: On 1 April 2013 02:56, Philip Webb purs...@ca.inter.net wrote: I have sent a msg to gentoo-user describing how to solve this problem. Perhaps it needs to be mentioned in the news item or wiki entry. So you broke the threading on the original email, you deleted

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Request of news item review: 2013-03-29-udev-predictable-network-interface-names.en.txt

2013-03-31 Thread Philip Webb
docs. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Request of news item review: 2013-03-29-udev-predictable-network-interface-names.en.txt : SOLVED

2013-03-31 Thread Philip Webb
I have sent a msg to gentoo-user describing how to solve this problem. Perhaps it needs to be mentioned in the news item or wiki entry. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Request of news item review: 2013-03-29-udev-predictable-network-interface-names.en.txt

2013-03-30 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

[gentoo-dev] licensing query : Splice

2013-03-29 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] New install isos needed

2013-03-24 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] /var/run or /run for init scripts?

2013-02-06 Thread Philip Webb
-l /var/run lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Jun 20 2012 /var/run - /run root:506 ~ equery b /var/run * Searching for /var/run ... sys-apps/dbus-1.6.8 (/var/run) -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Please stop useless removals

2013-02-01 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

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

2013-01-19 Thread Philip Webb
neighbour reported his printer broken. Please continue to support Cups. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O

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

2013-01-19 Thread Philip Webb
that. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] UEFI secure boot and Gentoo

2012-06-15 Thread Philip Webb
120615 Greg KH wrote: On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 01:48:05AM -0400, Philip Webb wrote: Does this affect those of us who build our own machines ? Yes, it will be on your new motherboard in a matter of months. I am going to build a new machine some time in the next 12 mth , but it looks as if all I

Re: [gentoo-dev] UEFI secure boot and Gentoo

2012-06-14 Thread Philip Webb
for those in the USA, the rest of us having a different attitude to security issues ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: x11-apps/xsetmode x11-apps/xsetpointer

2012-04-22 Thread Philip Webb
Available versions: 7.4-r1 Installed versions: 7.4-r1([2009-10-04 19:10:48]) -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: x11-apps/xsetmode x11-apps/xsetpointer

2012-04-22 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Let's redesign the entire filesystem!

2012-03-14 Thread Philip Webb
is the threat ? greg why is this thread still alive k-h Your dismissive response is perhaps one reason ... -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Dropping localepurge

2012-01-31 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Dropping localepurge

2012-01-30 Thread Philip Webb
120129 Mike Frysinger wrote: On Sunday 29 January 2012 00:01:50 Philip Webb wrote: Below is the output from 'localepurge' after this week's system update. Please don't drop it till 'should' does = 'does'. the vast majority of that output comes from like 3 or 4 packages. All of it comes from

Re: [gentoo-dev] Dropping localepurge

2012-01-30 Thread Philip Webb
will look into LINGUAS. How to set it is not mentioned in make.conf.example or in man make.conf : where is it documented ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Dropping localepurge

2012-01-30 Thread Philip Webb
120130 Mart Raudsepp wrote: On E, 2012-01-30 at 06:56 -0500, Philip Webb wrote: Thanks for the useful polite response. I will look into LINGUAS. How to set it is not mentioned in make.conf.example or in man make.conf : where is it documented ? http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/guide

Re: [gentoo-dev] Dropping localepurge

2012-01-28 Thread Philip Webb
* localepurge: processing man pages in /usr/local/share/man ... root:503 ~ -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: news item for sys-apps/systemd - /usr migration

2012-01-05 Thread Philip Webb
^^ delete (plural follows) added to the tree and all users are advised to upgrade ASAP to make the transition as painless as possible ... -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC

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

2011-08-15 Thread Philip Webb
clearly what sundry virtuals are for: the present size of the category is less important than clarity. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O

Re: [gentoo-dev] Thoughts about broken package handling

2011-06-26 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

[gentoo-dev] a virtual advantage ?

2011-06-26 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: a virtual advantage ?

2011-06-26 Thread Philip Webb
110626 Nikos Chantziaras wrote: On 06/26/2011 06:54 PM, Philip Webb wrote: Yesterday, I upgraded 'xorg-drivers' to the latest stable 1.10 then found upon rebooting that X failed to recognise the keyboard. Yes, it's happened before I was not surprised: I had to switch the machine off

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc-0.8.1 stable candidate

2011-04-18 Thread Philip Webb
the international standard date format ? It is -mm-dd sb used for all docs discussions. So here it wb news item release 2011-05-01 stabilization 2011-05-08 -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC

Re: [gentoo-dev] 'State of Gentoo' BoF session, Linux Symposium 2010.

2010-07-09 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] KDE3 deprecation news item. [ the GLEP 42 based variant ]

2009-10-30 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Anyone intrested in maintaining Midnight Commander?

2009-10-03 Thread Philip Webb
for a really new 5.0.0 , which may get a lot of people using it again, so it deserves to have a dedicated maintainer among Gentoo devs. Thanks as always to the devs for their volunteer work. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: opengl-manpages, xorg-docs, xorg-sgml-doctools

2009-09-22 Thread Philip Webb
? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Devaway for me, for a whole year period(military service)

2009-08-11 Thread Philip Webb
don't have to emulate what he did ... (grin) -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] New app-eselect category?

2009-05-26 Thread Philip Webb
' syntax of the dir names ? So the new category should help us users slightly 'app-select' looks like the most appropriate name for the new dir. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo Support Everywhere

2009-05-19 Thread Philip Webb
souls that wander around the LQ forums and to create a Gentoo subforum at LQ What is LQ ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo Support Everywhere

2009-05-19 Thread Philip Webb
090519 Justin Lecher wrote: Philip Webb schrieb: 090519 Jesús Guerrero wrote: The initial aim is to provide some support to these lost souls that wander around the LQ forums and to create a Gentoo subforum at LQ What is LQ ? LinuxQuestions What is LinuxQuestions ? -- really, if you want

Re: [gentoo-dev] GLI Officially Deprecated

2009-01-15 Thread Philip Webb
CDs' is not quite so prominent. HTH -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] reorganization of /var/lib gentoo-related files

2008-12-30 Thread Philip Webb
simpler to understand in the long run, provided it doesn't break anyone's system in the short run. BTW I have only the 3 entries I have marked above. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC

Re: [gentoo-dev] Name change s/drac/ssuominen/ for people wondering.

2008-11-29 Thread Philip Webb
with Gentoo, which I still love, again. Good to hear you're recovering. 'Suomi' = 'Funland', doesn't it (grin) ? (I'm a very long-time fan of Sibelius) -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Projects without a homepage, and valid contents of HOMEPAGE (per bug 239268)

2008-10-05 Thread Philip Webb
' or 'No support site can be found'. Leaving it blank is ambiguous might even encourage a buzy dev not to bother trying to find a changed upstream site. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities

Re: [gentoo-dev] FHS compliant KDE install and multi-version support

2008-09-07 Thread Philip Webb
has been released, but isn't in Gentoo yet. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] FHS compliant KDE install and multi-version support

2008-09-07 Thread Philip Webb
___//___, Philip Webb ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto TRANSIT`-O--O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca

Re: [gentoo-dev] IBM article of interest ?

2008-07-17 Thread Philip Webb
080716 Josh Saddler wrote: Philip Webb wrote: I'm not sure whether anyone among Gentoo officials cares about this, but IBM has an article http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-awk1.html whose byline is very misleading may infringe on Gentoo's IP. I have submitted a comment

Re: [gentoo-dev] IBM article of interest ?

2008-07-17 Thread Philip Webb
080717 Josh Saddler wrote: Philip Webb wrote: There remains an error in the IBM page above the Gentoo doc version, ie the URL given for 'Gentoo Technologies Inc' is 'www.gentoo.org'. Whether the author still maintains GTI in New Mexico isn't clear (there's another 'GTI' in Blacksburg VA

Re: [gentoo-dev] IBM article of interest ?

2008-07-17 Thread Philip Webb
). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] IBM article of interest ?

2008-07-17 Thread Philip Webb
080717 Jeremy Olexa wrote: Philip Webb wrote: [2] http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-awk1.html '03 Jul 2008' has been added since I sent my comment to them yesterday ! However, the incorrect URL for Gentoo Technologies -- www.gentoo.org -- is still there, probably because I

[gentoo-dev] IBM article of interest ?

2008-07-16 Thread Philip Webb
-- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing

Re: [gentoo-dev] packages up for grabs

2008-05-31 Thread Philip Webb
on it. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] debianutils: system worthy ?

2008-01-30 Thread Philip Webb
) ? -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Concerns about WIPE_TMP change [offtopic]

2008-01-21 Thread Philip Webb
. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] OT: Request to participate in a survey for a doctoral thesis about Project Communities

2007-12-05 Thread Philip Webb
show a blank page, but Firefox opens it ok with cookies: probably it uses Javascript, which the former can't handle. I had a look at the 1st page of questions, but didn't go further. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip

Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages of for grabs

2007-09-05 Thread Philip Webb
noticing (smile). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto -- [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages of for grabs

2007-09-05 Thread Philip Webb
a different view: On 9/5/07, Philip Webb [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 070905 Christian Heim wrote: Here's the first bunch of packages sadly up for grabs maintainer-needed: ... - x11-wm/ion2 (twp) ... Wasn't that going to be removed due to a dispute re its licence ? Perhaps that got resolved

Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting -project started

2007-07-17 Thread Philip Webb
, for which volunteer work I continue always to be grateful. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University

Re: [gentoo-dev] Feedback req: Confirm/thank on bug fix or is that unwanted bug spam?

2007-07-06 Thread Philip Webb
thankyou to the devs again a (big smile). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University of Toronto

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Hiatus (sort of)

2007-06-25 Thread Philip Webb
070625 Paul de Vrieze wrote: Now from Hobart, Tasmania (Australia) Don't let the wolves devils get you (grin). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keeping closed source pkgs (Was: Re: QA issue: No stable skype in Tree)

2007-06-14 Thread Philip Webb
070614 Steve Long wrote: why is ion3 gone again? That was good software, with total source availability. Licensing. Look in the archive for the gruesome details. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC]: gentoo-politics ML

2007-06-07 Thread Philip Webb
attraction wb to relieve '-dev', as you describe. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC]: gentoo-politics ML

2007-06-07 Thread Philip Webb
070607 Kumba wrote: what should we call it? Vote on this! If users have votes ... gentoo-politics ... that gets mine: let's keep it quite clear what it is. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-misc/gfontview

2007-04-07 Thread Philip Webb
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: app-misc/gfontview

2007-04-07 Thread Philip Webb
070407 Stefan Schweizer wrote: Philip Webb wrote: 070407 Stefan Schweizer wrote: # masked for removal: no release since 2001, build broken, bug 154671 app-misc/gfontview If you want to remove this package, please provide a better explanation. right you are. The bug is invalid: he unmerged

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Distrowatch

2007-03-19 Thread Philip Webb
their next joke with But seriously, folks ... (smile). -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Centre for Urban Community Studies TRANSIT`-O--O---' University

Re: [gentoo-dev] KDE needs your help

2007-03-15 Thread Philip Webb
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Introducing the Proctors - Draft Code of Conduct for Gentoo

2007-03-13 Thread Philip Webb
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: How others handle bad behaviour on mailinglists

2007-03-09 Thread Philip Webb
070309 Stephen Bennett wrote: On Fri, 9 Mar 2007 10:41:57 -0500 Philip Webb [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Always be parliamentary; never be personal; have a point to make; know when to stop. 'Parliamentary' means 'follow the rules for MPs in Ottawa or Westminster'. If you've seen what goes

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: Various packages, see inside

2007-03-08 Thread Philip Webb
in GWN: please list things alphabetically ! ie app-emulation/tiger app-text/biblestudy ... www-servers/aolserver Thanks as always to the devs for their volunteer efforts. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb

Re: [gentoo-dev] Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2006-12-17 23:59 UTC

2006-12-18 Thread Philip Webb
doable, but it's a lot more work. All anyone needs to do is 'eix pkg-spec via clipboard'. I just checked the new 'app-editors/tea' that way. -- ,, SUPPORT ___//___, Philip Webb : [EMAIL PROTECTED] ELECTRIC

Re: [gentoo-dev] Herds, take your marks...get set...take stuff!

2006-12-01 Thread Philip Webb
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Gentoo activity graphs

2006-07-09 Thread Philip Webb
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