Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding --as-needed to LDFLAGS in profiles/default/linux/make.defaults

2010-06-28 Thread Thomas Anderson
of the masses becomes irrelevant. All that then matters is getting the technical part objectively right, which IS possible, despite what some may say. Regards, Thomas -- - ~Thomas Anderson~ -

Re: [gentoo-dev] Election for the Gentoo Council empty seat

2009-12-30 Thread Thomas Anderson
]. I nominate tanderson. And I (obviously) accept. :) -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: qt4-r2.eclass - new eclass for Qt-based apps

2009-11-29 Thread Thomas Anderson
-- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Add operator + for licenses (EAPI-4 ?)

2009-09-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgpJDFjjFKKHd.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] USE flags requirements (EAPI-4 ?)

2009-08-30 Thread Thomas Anderson
it is worth it to have this special construct for USE-flag combinations(there're far more possibilities than the one I gave), and I'd say it is worth it. [1] http://www.exherbo.org/docs/exheres-for-smarties.html#myoptions Thanks, Mounir Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: EAPI 3 and nonfatal die

2009-08-24 Thread Thomas Anderson
this as PMS team member). I must agree here too as a PMS team member. so 'me too' :P -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgp1DcsVBwPus.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keeping profiles/ tidy

2009-08-03 Thread Thomas Anderson
that, but if at all possible it should be initially answered by the recruit. So please, let's not make the quiz into a set of yes/no questions(an exaggeration I know, but still the same effect). Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Re: Council meeting summary for meeting on June 11, 2009

2009-06-28 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 11:34:48AM +0100, Steven J Long wrote: Thomas Anderson wrote: Steven J Long wrote: Denis Dupeyron wrote: This list is for technical discussions only. I look forward to the day when that actually happens, and we are not regaled with countless emails about

[gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for June 25

2009-06-22 Thread Thomas Anderson
even vote on, let us know! Simply reply to this e-mail for the whole Gentoo dev list to see. For more info on the Gentoo Council, feel free to browse our homepage: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council/ Attached is the preliminary meeting agenda. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Council meeting summary for meeting on June 11, 2009

2009-06-21 Thread Thomas Anderson
there's an election on. So am I, but your slandering of my platform is not appreciated at all. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgphDvbKl3t5P.pgp Description: PGP signature

[gentoo-dev] Council meeting summary for meeting on June 11, 2009

2009-06-17 Thread Thomas Anderson
Here is the summary from Thursday's council meeting. The full log along with the summary will appear shortly at http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council. Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council 2009/2010 - Nominations are now open

2009-06-07 Thread Thomas Anderson
. My manifesto is available at [1], please remember to vote for gentoofan23, not tanderson(irc nick). ;-) Regards, Thomas [1]: http://dev.gentoo.org/~gentoofan23/2009Manifesto/manifesto.html -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary

[gentoo-dev] Council meeting summary for meeting on May 28, 2009

2009-06-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
Here is the summary from Thursday's council meeting. The full log along with the summary will appear shortly at http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/council Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council

[gentoo-dev] A different approach to reaching (more) agreement on glep 55

2009-06-01 Thread Thomas Anderson
undoubtedly unconstructive comment(or it'll be impossible to wade through the thread looking for constructive stuff which is the point of the thread). Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council

Re: [gentoo-dev] The fallacies of GLEP55

2009-05-17 Thread Thomas Anderson
as backwards compatibility goes putting EAPI 55 in the filename really is the cleanest. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgpTTGoJ1MWDK.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] The fallacies of GLEP55

2009-05-16 Thread Thomas Anderson
For one, there's the restriction that all *-alpha/*-rc has to be represented _rc/_alpha. I plan on doing more research into perhaps lifting this restriction in a future EAPI, but this would of course require glep 55's solution. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-13 Thread Thomas Anderson
none of which there have been lies spread by their proponents(that I've seen). -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgpvTyZVF4HXT.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'

2009-05-09 Thread Thomas Anderson
for paludis --info the bug could have been RESO INVALID without it getting to me. I wouldn't have wasted ~30 minutes deciding that the user was being crazy. So yes, paludis --info can come in handy, and I found it useful in this case. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-07 Thread Thomas Anderson
remote. Once you're a dev you don't have to go on irc _at all_. It's not going to kill you to do two reviews on irc, especially given the advantages various people have presented for a real-time interview. Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
actively work on amd64 at all. We are handling the load fairly well though. Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgp7QZdeBowcq.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for May 7

2009-05-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
thursday. Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in mail-mta/courier: ChangeLog courier-0.61.2.ebuild

2009-05-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
S=${WORKDIR}/${P} You don't need to set this, it's the default. filter-flags '-fomit-frame-pointer' filter-flags in global scope? You should put that in src_unpack/src_prepare. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for April 23

2009-04-19 Thread Thomas Anderson
to get rid of static libraries again? I have not seen any compelling reason to remove libraries that may be useful to our users. Perhaps I've missed some discussion(in which case, I'd love to read it), but this seems like an unnecessary complexity. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI 3 PMS Draft

2009-03-16 Thread Thomas Anderson
, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: devs on IRC (was :Regen2 ( was QA Overlay Layout support ))

2009-03-13 Thread Thomas Anderson
to be on IRC; pretty much the only communication that occurs in #-amd64-dev is coordination of stabilization efforts and goofing off(and the occasional xfce dev talks :p). -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

Re: [gentoo-dev] Ideas for a (fast) EAPI=3

2009-03-08 Thread Thomas Anderson
patches, src_prepare would be in there too. What I'm saying is that focusing on the one part(configure) is ignoring the good part of the rest of the proposal. Regards, Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council

Re: [gentoo-dev] Regen2 ( was QA Overlay Layout support )

2009-03-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council - pgpF0TqRutJCJ.pgp Description: PGP signature

Re: [gentoo-dev] Issues regarding glep-55 (Was: [gentoo-council] Re: Preliminary Meeting-Topics for 12 February 2009)

2009-02-25 Thread Thomas Anderson
that kind of stuff thrown at them. Stable users use stable because they want a very predictable workflow. Noisy errors that shouldn't affect them(they are in the stable branch) *is* unacceptable, and not just because it's ugly, though that's certainly part of it. -- - Thomas Anderson

Re: [gentoo-dev] Collecting opinions about GLEP 55 and alternatives

2009-02-25 Thread Thomas Anderson
, democracy is two wolves and a sheep deciding who to have for dinner) Looking forward to the council meeting, where there will *hopefully* be a decision. Thomas -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Issues regarding glep-55 (Was: [gentoo-council] Re: Preliminary Meeting-Topics for 12 February 2009)

2009-02-23 Thread Thomas Anderson
it's easy enough to say that it's a new version of ebuild, it has newer features see www.blah.org/blah for details. And really, users already ask what EAPI is so it's not that much headache. -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary

[gentoo-dev] prepalldocs is now banned

2009-02-13 Thread Thomas Anderson
for a *new* EAPI. Regards, Thomas Anderson -- - Thomas Anderson Gentoo Developer / Areas of responsibility: AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council -

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] bugs.g.o supported overlays should register

2009-01-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 06:37:35PM +0100, Jeroen Roovers wrote: On Sat, 3 Jan 2009 13:56:15 + Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com wrote: What would really benefit Gentoo would be able to have the package manager aware of [...] I am sure you know of one that would

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Moving HOMEPAGE out of ebuilds for the future

2008-11-30 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 02:23:48PM +0100, Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò wrote: Please submit all comments, as long as they are not I don't like XML or XML is the wrong answer and similar since the point here is not to discuss the format of metadata but rather where to have it. XML is the wrong

Re: [gentoo-dev] DEFAULT_* proposal

2008-11-09 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 03:39:12PM +0300, Peter Volkov wrote: В Сбт, 08/11/2008 в 17:20 -0500, Thomas Anderson пишет: This is a reposting of a call for discussion on DEFAULT_* variables. The original discussion was at [1]. 1. Functions we have now are much more flexible then proposed arrays

[gentoo-dev] DEFAULT_* proposal

2008-11-08 Thread Thomas Anderson
to the PM are bad. Credit for this idea goes to those who made the exheres package format(used for the Exherbo linux distribution) and those who participated in the discussion on bug #33544 over the past who knows how many years. Please discuss! Thomas Anderson [1

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Proposed change to base.eclass: EAPI-2 support

2008-11-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 09:20:07PM +0100, Thomas Sachau wrote: Peter Alfredsen schrieb: Do you really think, a package that supports parallel make while compiling fails support for parallel make support on install? Happened for jabberd and jabberd2 to me. pgpjnLZOswT2t.pgp Description: PGP

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-misc/bti: bti-007.ebuild ChangeLog metadata.xml Manifest

2008-10-26 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 05:22:26PM +, Greg Kroah-Hartman (gregkh) wrote: # Copyright 1999-2008 Gentoo Foundation # Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 # $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/net-misc/bti/bti-007.ebuild,v 1.1 2008/10/26 17:22:26 gregkh Exp $

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-misc/bti: bti-007.ebuild ChangeLog metadata.xml Manifest

2008-10-26 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 02:58:02PM -0700, Greg KH wrote: On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 01:36:29PM -0400, Thomas Anderson wrote: On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 05:22:26PM +, Greg Kroah-Hartman (gregkh) wrote: src_install() { doman bti.1 dobin bti dodoc bti.example README RELEASE-NOTES

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Testing is not a valid reason to package.mask

2008-10-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 11:44:10PM -0600, Ryan Hill wrote: On Thu, 2 Oct 2008 22:24:35 +0200 Jeroen Roovers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please people, if you want to get something tested, then don't mask it. So, no, I'll continue using package.mask for testing just as it always

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default src_install for EAPI-2 or following EAPI

2008-09-21 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 08:18:05AM +0200, Vaeth wrote: Steve Long wrote: Thomas Sachau wrote: [...] [[ -n ${DOCS} ]] dodoc ${DOCS} [...] It might be wise to use an array for DOCS there Since I have now seen suggestions for using arrays unnecessarily at least twice (see also

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] EAPI 2 Draft

2008-09-06 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 12:43:12PM +0100, Steve Long wrote: Christian Faulhammer wrote: Zac Medico [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Both approaches are essentially equivalent but it's a little simpler for ebuild writer if they don't have to customize the output file name. One needs exceptions

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] Ability to pass arguments to src_configure/src_compile

2008-09-06 Thread Thomas Anderson
Hi, Currently we have a lot of: src_configure() { econf $(use_enable dvdr) \ $(use_with ipv6 ssl) \ --with-system-zlib } Introducing(Idea shamelessly

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] What features should be included in EAPI 2?

2008-08-21 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 11:31:17PM +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Ciaran McCreesh wrote: [...] The benefit is that it's a logically separate action, and will avoid all the silliness of people repeatedly changing their minds about which phase

Re: [gentoo-dev] Jeeves IRC replacement now alive - Willikins

2008-08-08 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, Aug 06, 2008 at 02:18:05PM -0700, Robin H. Johnson wrote: Getting the bot out there - If you would like to have the new bot in your #gentoo-* channel, would each channel founder/leader please respond to this thread, stating the channel name, and that they are

[gentoo-dev] [RFC] default_* functions

2008-08-07 Thread Thomas Anderson
Hi, Currently we have default_* functions implemented in portage(paludis has these too) which allow the default implementation of a particular phase to be called. Another handy function in the default_* series is function 'default' which simply calls the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs

2008-07-20 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 08:44:24AM +0200, Christian Faulhammer wrote: app-admin/tmpwatch -- low maintenance I can take this one. dev-cpp/libthrowable, app-portage/gatt -- very cooperative upstream for both (mlangc for both) I can also take these two as well, as I use them for arch

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: 0-day bump requests

2008-07-03 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 12:26:13AM +0100, Tony Chainsaw Vroon wrote: 2) If you had your way, would you discourage users from filing early version bump requests? Just an idea: How about a metadata.xml tag that indicates whether early bump requests are welcome? It's more of an individual

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-irc/quassel: ChangeLog quassel-9999-r1.ebuild quassel-0.2.0_rc1.ebuild quassel-0.2.9999.ebuild

2008-07-02 Thread Thomas Anderson
In-Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Add missing eutils inherit for the non-git ebuilds as otherwise it seems to be failing. (Portage version: 2.2_rc1/cvs/Linux 2.6.25-gentoo-r4 x86_64) The reason it's failing is because you have things after the . You can do this: if [[ ${PV} == **

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in media-libs/opencv: opencv-1.0.0.ebuild metadata.xml Manifest ChangeLog

2008-06-18 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 05:24:34AM +, Josh Glover (jmglov) wrote: LICENSE=Intel Check configure output, GPL-2 license is enabled if v4l and/or xine USE flags are on. SLOT=0 KEYWORDS=~x86 IUSE=ffmpeg gtk ieee1394 python swig v4l v4l2 xine DEPEND= dev-util/pkgconfig With the code

Re: [gentoo-dev] eapi1 bug/pkgcore sucks thread [was EAPI-2 - Let's get it started]

2008-06-12 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 07:16:05PM -0700, Brian Harring wrote: On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 07:00:16PM +0100, David Leverton wrote: On Thursday 12 June 2008 02:46:03 Jim Ramsay wrote: David Leverton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Since at least one ebuild has already been modified specifically to

Re: [gentoo-dev] One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June

2008-06-12 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:11:51PM +0100, George Prowse wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 12 Jun 2008 15:34:56 -0400 Doug Goldstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd honestly like to see an official PMS project page i.e. http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/pms/ There's

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI-2 - Let's get it started

2008-06-11 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 08:23:59AM +0100, Richard Brown wrote: Also, I think you seem to be suggesting that gentoo is so well tested that once something's marked stable, there's no point in testing it. A very good point. Just last week the *stable* perl cairo bindings were broken by a

Re: [gentoo-dev] A few questions to our nominees

2008-06-09 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 01:00:52PM +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote: On 09-06-2008 11:49:35 +0200, Luca Barbato wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:50:11 +0200 Luca Barbato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So how, specifically, is PMS wrongly written, and why hasn't anyone who

Re: [gentoo-dev] A few questions to our nominees

2008-06-09 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 01:26:53PM +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Mon, 09 Jun 2008 14:18:01 +0200 Luca Barbato [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The people who wrote PMS should be able to make the decision for themselves(as they will be maintaining it) as to what language to use. The main

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs

2008-05-28 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 09:03:33AM +0200, Krzysiek Pawlik wrote: * net-im/jabberd net-im/jabberd2 - thanks to work from Marko Durkovic both are easy to maintain I can take jabberd(maybe jabberd2 too) by proxy, until I finish my quizzes. -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Early stabilisation

2008-04-17 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 09:40:22PM +0200, Santiago M. Mola wrote: On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 2:33 PM, Samuli Suominen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 09:43:59 +0200 Vlastimil Babka [EMAIL PROTECTED] kirjoitti: Okay. So we can just agree it's better if the maintainer tells his

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-dialup/freeradius: freeradius-2.0.3.ebuild

2008-04-13 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 05:41:18PM +, Alin Nastac (mrness) wrote: mrness 08/04/13 17:41:18 Modified: ChangeLog Added:freeradius-2.0.3.ebuild Log: Version bump. (Portage version: 2.1.4.4) src_install() { mv ${D}/usr/share/doc/${PN}

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for April

2008-04-03 Thread Thomas Anderson
On 11:35 Thu 03 Apr , Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote: Petteri R??ty wrote: Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto kirjoitti: Petteri R??ty wrote: As others have commented, I don't agree with this point. Also, you're forgetting we have quite a few people working on this project and that we have

Re: [gentoo-dev] New keyword monkey: Kenneth Prug (ken69267)

2008-03-08 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Saturday 08 March 2008 12:30:17 Petteri Räty wrote: Joining us from the zoos of Florida, we have Kenneth keninsert random numbers here Prugh. Ken did such a fine job testing all those random packages for amd64 that it will be the sole purpose of his life from now on. He tells me his hobby

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for March

2008-03-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wednesday 05 March 2008 14:41:32 Petteri Räty wrote: Thomas Anderson kirjoitti: Please elaborate on how a full.fledged developer would differ from a package maintainer technically. What requirements and/or priviledges do you think could be reduced? Marius Perhaps there could

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for March

2008-03-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wednesday 05 March 2008 14:59:55 Doug Goldstein wrote: Thomas Anderson wrote: On Wednesday 05 March 2008 14:41:32 Petteri Räty wrote: Thomas Anderson kirjoitti: Please elaborate on how a full.fledged developer would differ from a package maintainer technically. What requirements

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for March

2008-03-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wednesday 05 March 2008 14:59:55 Doug Goldstein wrote: Thomas Anderson wrote: On Wednesday 05 March 2008 14:41:32 Petteri Räty wrote: Thomas Anderson kirjoitti: Please elaborate on how a full.fledged developer would differ from a package maintainer technically. What requirements

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for March

2008-03-05 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wednesday 05 March 2008 16:05:09 Petteri Räty wrote: Thomas Anderson kirjoitti: Arch Testers don't have tree access. This proposal gives the package maintainer the ability to commit their changes. How would you ensure ebuild quality for these package maintainers? Regards, Petteri

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keyword request interface (SoC candidate?)

2008-02-29 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Friday 29 February 2008 13:13:16 Richard Freeman wrote: Rémi Cardona wrote: +1 on that idea, using bugzilla with an external tool for keyword requests is a good idea. The tool could do bugzilla research to see if the keyword has already been requested and point the user to the

Re: [gentoo-dev] New developer: Bo Ørsted Andresen (zlin)

2008-02-28 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Thursday 28 February 2008 07:28:27 Rémi Cardona wrote: Petteri Räty a écrit : He has been breaking the tree for a while now but as Calchan has been having availability problems I get to insult him a little bit later than usual. Bo hails from Aalborg, Denmark. He studies to become a

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Adding available as a mentor bit to LDAP

2008-02-11 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Monday 11 February 2008 14:47:35 Petteri Räty wrote: Often we have someone wanting to become a dev and we need a to find a mentor for him. What do you think about adding a status bit to LDAP that would mark you as available for mentoring? Recruiters could then use this info to forward

Re: [gentoo-dev] Upcoming Infra maintenance/downtimes: anon{cvs,svn,git}, archives, bouncer, overlays

2008-01-20 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Thursday 17 January 2008 16:47:28 Robin H. Johnson wrote: Hi folks, Infra is working on a bunch of things lately, and there are going to be changes or brief outages for the following services (this is pretty much the order they are being worked on). anonvcs.gentoo.org: anoncvs, anonsvn,

Re: [gentoo-dev] [GLEP] Use EAPI-suffixed ebuilds (.ebuild-EAPI)

2007-12-21 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Friday 21 December 2007 08:43:43 Richard Freeman wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Please don't comment any further until you understand how this whole thing works. CON: Yet another value to be parsed out of an increasingly-complex filename. Doesn't look pretty :) Taste is a matter of

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: EAPI placement

2007-12-11 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Tuesday 11 December 2007 18:21:31 Markus Ullmann wrote: Doug Klima schrieb: Cardoe zmedico: what if I have EAPI=2 above the inherit but an eclass has EAPI=1 if an eclass sets EAPI, then the ebuild shouldn't... make it two eclasses if needed or plain bump them if really really needed.

Re: [gentoo-dev] X drivers up for grabs

2007-12-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Monday 03 December 2007 20:29:20 Donnie Berkholz wrote: via While I can't maintain this(no gentoo-x86/ access) I can test it if no one is able to. -- 2.6.23-gentoo-r3 signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Arch Testing Tool

2007-10-13 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Wednesday 10 October 2007 04:54:13 Christian Faulhammer wrote: Hi, all arch devs interested in above tool (app-portage/gatt-svn), I wrote a little introduction for it. See Planet. V-Li From the Blog Post: 1. emerge the package with different USE flags Tasks 1, 2, 4 and 5 can be

Re: [gentoo-dev] controlling src_test

2007-10-04 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Thursday 04 October 2007 09:36:29 Doug Goldstein wrote: Ravi Pinjala wrote: Ryan Hill wrote: There are several packages in portage (and even in base-system) that fail in src_test when userpriv/usersandbox is enabled or disabled. That is, some testsuites fail when run as

Re: [gentoo-dev] Bugzilla improvements

2007-09-27 Thread Thomas Anderson
Did your work have anything to do with the e-mails from bugzilla-daemon only containing HTTPS links? I noticed that over the previous few days. On Wednesday 26 September 2007 22:04:40 Robin H. Johnson wrote: I went and processed a bunch of pending Bugzilla bugs, and thought folk might be

Re: [gentoo-dev] New eclass: cmake-utils.eclass

2007-09-10 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Sunday 09 September 2007 15:15:12 Wulf C. Krueger wrote: As I would like to introduce it to the official Portage Tree in preparation of things to come, we would welcome any comments, patches and, of course, your kind approval to commit it. :-) Looks really nice. Just one question: What

Re: [gentoo-dev] gentoo-commits list lives!

2007-09-07 Thread Thomas Anderson
On Friday 07 September 2007 20:25:07 Alec Warner wrote: On 9/7/07, Doug Goldstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mike Frysinger wrote: On Friday 07 September 2007, Robin H. Johnson wrote: On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 02:44:21PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote: X-VCS-Repository: gentoo-x86

Re: [gentoo-dev] /etc/ppp/(ip-up.d,ip-down.d} directories

2007-08-26 Thread Thomas Anderson
I would say, yes. This is a very important for some dialup users. I personally ditched the default way on my system because I couldn't do this. With regard to the concerns leveled at users defining their own scripts, it shouldn't cause too much trouble as long as the user knows a bit about

Re: [gentoo-dev] Python 2.5 unmasked

2007-08-24 Thread Thomas Anderson
Thanks! Is there any roadmap for stabilizing python-2.5(as in weeks,months, decades?) ;) If anything goes into the GWN I think people running 'arch' would like to know when they will be affected. On Thursday 23 August 2007 11:01:02 Tiziano Müller wrote: Hi everyone, Thanks to an increased