[gentoo-dev] Last-rites: app-cdr/qpxtool

2017-12-21 Thread Andreas Sturmlechner
# Andreas Sturmlechner (21 Dec 2017) # Dead upstream, depends on dead Qt4. # Bug #637108. Masked for removal in 30 days. app-cdr/qpxtool

[gentoo-dev] Last-rites: media-gfx/wally

2017-12-21 Thread Andreas Sturmlechner
# Andreas Sturmlechner (21 Dec 2017) # Dead upstream, depends on dead Qt4. # Bug #629032. Masked for removal in 30 days. media-gfx/wally

Re: [gentoo-dev] Projects up for grabs: cron, m68k

2017-12-21 Thread Anthony G. Basile
On 12/21/17 12:19 AM, Jason Zaman wrote: > On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 06:29:57PM +0100, Hans de Graaff wrote: >> On Wed, 2017-12-20 at 18:02 +0100, Michał Górny wrote: >>> >>>   sys-process/vixie-cron >> >> My understanding is that vixie-cron is no longer maintained and sys- >> process/cronie is the

Re: [gentoo-dev] The problem of unmaintained packages in Gentoo

2017-12-21 Thread Thomas Deutschmann
On 2017-12-21 01:35, William Hubbs wrote: > ~arch *will* have breakages from time to time, sometimes major > breakages, until they are masked or fixed. We are not supposed to leave > major breakages there, but ~arch is definitely not for the faint of > heart. If you are using ~arch, you are

[gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] First (experimental) 17.1 profiles news item for review (v2)

2017-12-21 Thread Duncan
Mike Gilbert posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:10:09 -0500 as excerpted: > On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Matthew Thode > wrote: >> On 17-12-21 08:34:31, Michał Górny wrote: >>> W dniu czw, 21.12.2017 o godzinie 05∶29 +, użytkownik Duncan >>> napisał: >>> > Michał

Re: [gentoo-dev] The problem of unmaintained packages in Gentoo

2017-12-21 Thread Roy Bamford
On 2017.12.21 00:35, William Hubbs wrote: > On Wed, Dec 20, 2017 at 07:12:45PM -0500, Michael Orlitzky wrote: > > On 12/20/2017 06:58 PM, William Hubbs wrote: > > > > > > There already is an overlay for dying packages, it is called > graveyard, > > > but no one is putting things there. > > > > >

Re: [gentoo-dev] The problem of unmaintained packages in Gentoo

2017-12-21 Thread Rich Freeman
On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 6:01 AM, Thomas Deutschmann wrote: > On 2017-12-21 01:35, William Hubbs wrote: >> ~arch *will* have breakages from time to time, sometimes major >> breakages, until they are masked or fixed. We are not supposed to leave >> major breakages there, but

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] First (experimental) 17.1 profiles news item for review (v2)

2017-12-21 Thread Mike Gilbert
On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Matthew Thode wrote: > On 17-12-21 08:34:31, Michał Górny wrote: >> W dniu czw, 21.12.2017 o godzinie 05∶29 +, użytkownik Duncan >> napisał: >> > Michał Górny posted on Wed, 20 Dec 2017 14:40:27 +0100 as excerpted: >> > >> > In all

Re: [gentoo-dev] The problem of unmaintained packages in Gentoo

2017-12-21 Thread Francesco Riosa
On 12/21/17 15:11, Rich Freeman wrote: > Part of me wonders if issues with stable are causing issues with > ~arch. If stable is regarded as stale that is going to push people > into ~arch who really intend to have stable systems. That said you do > want testing systems to have a reasonably low

[gentoo-dev] [PATCH 1/1] profiles: drop USE=cracklib from base/make.defaults.

2017-12-21 Thread Michael Orlitzky
The "cracklib" USE flag has long (since 2007ish) been enabled by default for all profiles. But, the features that it provides are not critical for any of the packages that use it: typically, the library is used to evaluate a candidate password and to prevent the user from choosing a weak one.

Re: [gentoo-dev] The problem of unmaintained packages in Gentoo

2017-12-21 Thread William Hubbs
On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 03:03:21PM +, Roy Bamford wrote: > > So, I guess this means that the quality of the ~arch tree is supposed > > to > > be somewhat lower than the quality of the stable tree. > > > > William > > > > > > William, > > I've been running ~arch everywhere since May 2002

Re: [gentoo-dev] [PATCH 1/1] profiles: drop USE=cracklib from base/make.defaults.

2017-12-21 Thread Jeroen Roovers
On Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:10:30 -0500 Michael Orlitzky wrote: > The "cracklib" USE flag has long (since 2007ish) been enabled by > default for all profiles. But, the features that it provides are not > critical for any of the packages that use it: typically, the library > is used

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] First (experimental) 17.1 profiles news item for review (v2)

2017-12-21 Thread Matthew Thode
On 17-12-21 09:10:09, Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 2:44 AM, Matthew Thode > wrote: > > On 17-12-21 08:34:31, Michał Górny wrote: > >> W dniu czw, 21.12.2017 o godzinie 05∶29 +, użytkownik Duncan > >> napisał: > >> > Michał Górny posted on Wed, 20