Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: net-proxy/paros, net-misc/ups-monitor, app-emulation/mol, net-wireless/fsam7400, net-wireless/acx, net-wireless/acx-firmware, net-wireless/linux-wlan-ng-modules, net-wirele

2012-11-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-drivers/xf86-video-psb Telling people to use xf86-video-fbdev for Poulsbo would be bad advice, they should use xf86-video-modesetting. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: net-proxy/paros, net-misc/ups-monitor, app-emulation/mol, net-wireless/fsam7400, net-wireless/acx, net-wireless/acx-firmware, net-wireless/linux-wlan-ng-modules, net-wirele

2012-11-28 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new eclass - pkgconfig.eclass

2012-11-28 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
libdrm_nouveau-2.4.32 into its own separate package and renaming/modifying libdrm_nouveau.pc to make it installable in parallel to more recent libdrm[video_cards_nouveau] (bug 409593 comment 30). We ultimately decided against it though. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrites: net-proxy/paros, net-misc/ups-monitor, app-emulation/mol, net-wireless/fsam7400, net-wireless/acx, net-wireless/acx-firmware, net-wireless/linux-wlan-ng-modules, net-wirele

2012-11-29 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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

2012-12-01 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
software (RESTRICT=mirror and/or bindist), software redistributable only in source form (bindist) or software that may only be downloaded manually (fetch). Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Defaulting desktop profiles to net-nds/openldap[minimal]

2012-12-01 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
in order to not surprise users about the sudden loss of their openldap server. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Defaulting desktop profiles to net-nds/openldap[minimal]

2012-12-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
become unsupported and users told to use the new profile. But today that practice is typically not considered for profile changes any more. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
in the catalyst livecd2 target in a nice way, and file a bug with updated ebuilds for catalyst which add the dependency. Bug was already reported some time ago https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=251719 Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
mode. Until then, one of the other boot loaders (rEFIt, GRUB 2, ELILO) might be used. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
boot. But it might still be an acceptable stopgap measure if the alternative is to not boot at all. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
at build time instead of runtime. With a customized kernel you typically set CONFIG_CMDLINE=root=PARTUUID=... or similar. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] borked release media

2012-12-10 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Greg KH schrieb: On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 12:21:29AM +0100, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Greg KH schrieb: No, all we need is to enable EFI stub support in the kernel, and integrate the initramfs using CONFIG_INITRAMFS_SOURCE and place it in some location where UEFI looks for it (/efi

Re: [gentoo-dev] Cleaning tree of outdated packages

2012-12-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
to be a pretty high number of unmaintained packages in the tree if you look at hwoarang's response to this thread, so I'm not sure how that is going. Not all maintainer-needed packages are neglected, broken or useless. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Is /var/cache the right place for repositories?

2012-12-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
really put them under /var/cache which suggests that everything in there can be wiped? Yes. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Switching order of packages in virtual/pkgconfig

2013-01-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
: http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/handbook/handbook-x86.xml?part=1chap=10#doc_chap3 Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: About unresolved bugs assigned to voip for ages

2013-01-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. Bugmail will be sent to both assignee and CC:. Only for maintainers without bugzilla privileges they need to ping their proxy to make certain updates to the bug. x11 team has similar instructions in the metadata for their proxy maintained package. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] EFI stub booting, was: borked release media

2013-01-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Greg KH schrieb: On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 12:21:29AM +0100, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Greg KH schrieb: No, all we need is to enable EFI stub support in the kernel, and integrate the initramfs using CONFIG_INITRAMFS_SOURCE and place it in some location where UEFI looks for it (/efi

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

2013-01-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
upstream but are not part of Qt itself, if such packages exist or are going to exist? Did you entertain the idea of having qt-base (for qt-core, qt-gui, ...) and qt-extra (for qca, qwt, ...) categories? This would also address Diego's comment. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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

2013-01-18 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Andreas K. Huettel schrieb: * move setting USE=dri and USE=cups from default/linux/make.defaults to targets/desktop/make.defaults I would prefer to keep USE=dri in the default profile. If you want to move VIDEO_CARDS that would be fine with me though. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher

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

2013-01-18 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
are installed, and not depending on the profile the user has selected. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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

2013-01-18 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Markos Chandras schrieb: On 18 January 2013 23:29, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Because it should be enabled when the respective packages are installed, and not depending on the profile the user has selected. Hell, as discussed, the base profile should contain

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

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. If consensus was not required for this decision, then why bother reaching it at all? Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn schrieb: * move setting USE=dri from default/linux/make.defaults to targets/desktop/make.defaults +1 by dilfridge, djc, kensington, vapier, pesa, hwoarang chitanh, titanofold, zerochaos wants to keep this in default profile === done because it's still 2:1 (see

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

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Ben de Groot schrieb: On 20 January 2013 23:22, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Andreas K. Huettel schrieb: * move setting USE=dri from default/linux/make.defaults to targets/desktop/make.defaults I must say that I am unhappy about this. The packages in question

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

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
in the desktop profile is not good in any scenario I can think of. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Mike Frysinger schrieb: On Sunday 20 January 2013 10:54:55 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Yes, I mentioned this in another post already. We can use EAPI=1 IUSE defaults instead. But this will not change any systems so I fail to see the point behind this. This will only move clutter from

Re: [gentoo-dev] Getting proper USE_EXPAND variable(s) for multilib

2013-01-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
makes the PM implementation harder or causes additional work, please point this out so it can be addressed. Personally I wouldn't mind waiting until the next council meeting and keep all changes in the x11 overlay until then. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Proper installation path for efi binaries (.efi)

2013-02-05 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Alec Warner schrieb: Can you even guarantee that /boot is mounted when your package is installed? That would be my major concern on Gentoo... And that /boot is the EFI system partition... Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
the Intel wifi driver which used to stop working and detach from the device when firmware loading failed, most other drivers will reattempt to load firmware every time on bringing up the interface. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
is not too dramatic. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
be turned on in the desktop profile as wifi, radeon cards etc. are less likely to be present on non-desktop systems. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
is added this would have to be updated. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Diego Elio Pettenò schrieb: On 13/02/2013 14:38, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: https://bugs.gentoo.org/457082 Instead of USE defaults, this could be turned on in the desktop profile as wifi, radeon cards etc. are less likely to be present on non-desktop systems. IIRC some server

Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-13 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-sources. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
a strict subset of linux-firmware (for enabled modules — e.g., 3com/typhoon.bin). A way to work around that is to supply INSTALL_FW_PATH=... to make. Most if not all such conflicts can be avoided by USE=deblob Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: install linux-firmware with kernel sources (was Re: Lastrite: Firmware cleanup, part #1)

2013-02-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
as possible. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs due lack of time

2013-02-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
, it is unlikely that the firmware will ever be updated again. So technically there is no necessity to keep them. On the non-technical side, there are users who prefer them over the linux-firmware package and will be upset if we remove them. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs due lack of time

2013-02-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
with the desired filename(s) and emerge linux-firmware with USE=savedconfig enabled. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Packages up for grabs due lack of time

2013-02-18 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
was the right one. Which exact firmware file you need also depends on your kernel version. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: linux-firmware

2013-02-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
they need them. Problem is that the tarball cannot be redistributed by us. Now what? Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: linux-firmware

2013-02-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
SRC_URI for the non-redistributable files can point to upstream gitweb. Although I don't know happy upstream will be when hordes of Gentoo users start hammering their servers. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: linux-firmware

2013-02-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
from upstream exists (via gitweb). Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] multilib-build.eclass and restricting unsupported ABIs

2013-03-03 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
want to know about the state of GLX/OpenGL acceleration for x86 applications, you will need x86 glxinfo. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers: nvidia-drivers-313.18.ebuild ChangeLog

2013-03-03 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
suggesting it should be disabled by default. Not that I care about nvidia-drivers, but how about Increase kernel compatibility at the cost of a supportable system. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: x11-drivers/xf86-input-citron

2013-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
# Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org (11 Mar 2013) # Does not build against modern xorg-server, dead upstream # Removal in 30 days x11-drivers/xf86-input-citron

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

2013-03-29 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Global useflags zeroconf and avahi

2013-04-01 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

[gentoo-dev] Automagic pax-mark

2013-04-07 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
thing. If you agree with me, what could be done here? Have pax-mark die in the eclass or mandate || die in ebuilds? This would probably require pax-mark calls to be conditional on pax_kernel USE flag or similar. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Automagic pax-mark

2013-04-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in profiles: ChangeLog package.mask

2013-04-21 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
to clarify whether a change announced in bugzilla counts as proper communication with the maintainer. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-05-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
are managed without an equivalent editing of configuration files, or where symlinks are managed in an upstream approved way. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-05-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
and not the symlink (or have a backup entry ready, but then any gains from switching symlinks are negated). Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-05-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
FEATURES=nounit (like nodoc/noinfo/noman today). Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-05-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
command to a future EAPI (like doinitd today) and make portage install them unless FEATURES=nounit (like nodoc/noinfo/noman today). Why all this mess!? Please elaborate why you think that a dounit command is a mess. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-05-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Mike Gilbert schrieb: On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Fabio Erculiani schrieb: Or perhaps all these man pages, I don't need man pages locally but still most ebuilds do install them. What do we do? Users who don't want them set FEATURES

Re: [gentoo-dev] OpenRC supporting systemd units

2013-05-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
it actually hasn't. Then it launches another instance, effectively creating a forkbomb. Though proper use of cgroups does prevent this. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] OpenRC supporting systemd units

2013-05-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
respawn then congratulations, you just gave the attacker unlimited tries to guess the correct address/offset for his exploit. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] robo-stable bugs

2013-05-21 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
become stable, which are not intended to become so and should have never been there. This is why the maintainer can object within 30 days (or so) or block the stabilization bug with another one which details the reasons why the package should not be stabilized. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher

Re: [gentoo-dev] eselect init

2013-05-25 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Going against co-maintainer's wishes (ref. bug 412697)

2013-05-25 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
generally refused to apply the patches to x11 maintained packages before they had upstream ack first. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] eselect init

2013-05-26 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
need init=/sbin/wrappername in CONFIG_CMDLINE in order to use the wrapper. However, in case of breakage in the wrapper, you would need to boot a fallback kernel or access the EFI shell (not all UEFI implementations allow the latter). Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-06-07 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
having a hard requirement on logind. Could you please show where that is? The bug report about this issue states to which extent GNOME 3.8 needs logind, and contains pointers to the relevant commits. https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464944 Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Making systemd more accessible to normal users

2013-06-07 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
is an optional dependency. You are correct that it is not a hard dependency in a strict sense. However, suspend support and session management are not obscure seldom-used functions. So logind becomes a hard requirement for enough users which justifies calling it that way. Best regards, Chí-Thanh

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Hangouts

2013-06-24 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
proprietary software for development or communication. So we shouldn't be present on Google+ at all? Last I checked, you can use Google+ with a web browser. For hangouts, you need to install the proprietary google-talkplugin (I don't think a usable free replacement exists yet). Best regards, Chí-Thanh

Re: [gentoo-dev] Running tests using virtualx.eclass should be allowed to be forced to run in virtual X always

2013-07-19 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
on headless machines (bug 409925 might address this to some degree). You are right that using always Xvfb would be much less annoying to someone running tests on his desktop computer. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Vanilla sources stabilization policy change

2013-07-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Mike Pagano schrieb: Team members working alongside upstream (and downstream) developer Greg k-h have decided to no longer request stabilization of the vanilla sources kernel. How about dropping vanilla-sources and adding a vanilla USE flag to gentoo-sources? Best regards, Chí-Thanh

Re: [gentoo-dev] Vanilla sources stabilization policy change

2013-07-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Alexander Berntsen schrieb: On 27/07/13 10:56, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: How about dropping vanilla-sources and adding a vanilla USE flag to gentoo-sources? Then we might as well just have a Linux package with a bunch of USE flags

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] default bashrc value suggestion

2013-07-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
://bugs.gentoo.org/478382 Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gnome Stabilization 3.6 or 3.8

2013-08-08 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. So would you accept ebuild patches that make it possible to install Gnome 3.8 without systemd again? Only make it possible, not turn it into a configuration which the Gnome team supports. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gnome Stabilization 3.6 or 3.8

2013-08-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
a profile.bashrc warning (like from the server profile) that tells users to not report any bugs about Gnome. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gnome Stabilization 3.6 or 3.8

2013-08-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
solutions are acceptable to the Gnome team? :) Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gnome Stabilization 3.6 or 3.8

2013-08-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
be a misunderstanding here. He only said that if you want to run Gnome 3.8, then switch to systemd. Because the Gnome team will not support any other configuration. He did not say that everyone should install systemd, nor that you need to support such a configuration. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gnome Stabilization 3.6 or 3.8

2013-08-09 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
a package is 30 days in tree and there is no objection from QA or security teams then it can go stable. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] multilib conversion: Please keep building binaries for all target ABIs

2013-08-10 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
would run into address space limitations. Those who suffer most currently are browser folks, who resorted to some tricks and workarounds[1] to stay afloat a little longer. FWIW, the problem is not limited to Linux[2]. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org

Re: [gentoo-dev] Changes in libreoffice ebuild

2013-08-14 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
didn't want those patches before they were submitted (not necessarily accepted) upstream. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2.0.20 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with SeaMonkey - http://www.enigmail.net/ iEYEARECAAYFAlILXMIACgkQ

Re: [gentoo-dev] Moving more arches to dev profiles

2013-08-24 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
the platform changes too much). At least for x11 maintained packages, we don't support mixing of stable and unstable parts of X in the way that you suggest. We don't mind however whether the rest of the system is stable or not. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] unstable/testing keywords

2013-09-23 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. Whether you call what is not stable unstable or testing does not matter, as Gentoo does not differentiate between the two. FWIW, I think that using the word testing implies some sort of path to stable, which is not the case with many packages. I prefer to say unstable. Best regards, Chí-Thanh

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: unstable/testing keywords

2013-09-23 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. There was an extensive discussion about this topic (whether packages unfit or not intended for stable should enter ~arch, or even the tree) some time ago, which I don't plan to restart. Suffice to say, consensus was not reached. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Packages up for grabs -- humpback, genstef, wrobel

2010-05-25 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
is one of the principal users of agg. Regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Packages up for grabs -- humpback, genstef, wrobel

2010-05-25 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Stanislav Ochotnicky schrieb: On 05/25/2010 01:39 PM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Torsten Veller schrieb: media-video/linux-uvc I guess this package can be treecleaned, since current kernels contain the USB video class driver, and IIRC it no longer builds

[gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group

2010-06-14 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
license is similar in this regard, and could possibly also be added to that group. One notable section is 7.6 in which Adobe reserves the right to download and install additional Content Protection software on the user's PC. Your thoughts? Regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn [1] https

Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group

2010-06-17 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
support and other improvements. - lightspark: a recent effort which is in its early stages and still incomplete in many ways (eg. audio support is planned for 0.4.2) None of them I consider good enough to replace adobe-flash for the average user. Regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: deprecate /usr/share/doc/$PF

2011-12-18 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Alexandre Rostovtsev schrieb: Answers to anticipated questions: Q8: SLOT can change after the package was installed. How to handle this case? Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] How to handle x86/amd64 only packages on other arches

2012-01-25 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
and masked in profiles that don't support building from source. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] useless set*id binaries

2012-01-27 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. The cdrom group will give access to /dev/sr* but not the associated /dev/sg* Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

[gentoo-dev] Packages masked for lack of maintainer, but metadata.xml says otherwise

2012-02-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
/libcompizconfig x11-plugins/compiz-plugins-extra x11-plugins/compiz-plugins-main x11-plugins/compiz-plugins-unsupported x11-themes/emerald-themes x11-wm/compiz x11-wm/compiz-fusion x11-wm/emerald Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn [1] http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/qa/treecleaners/maintainer

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages masked for lack of maintainer, but metadata.xml says otherwise

2012-02-02 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Mike Frysinger schrieb: On Thursday 02 February 2012 17:56:16 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: there have been a number of packages masked lately due to lack of maintainer. However, their metadata.xml does not list maintainer-needed@g.o which

Re: [gentoo-dev] LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 by default

2012-02-20 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
C.UTF-8. It has the advantage of not messing with transliteration as LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 would. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=609306 Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla

[gentoo-dev] default to syslinux instead of grub, was Re: About gcc-4.6 unmasking

2012-02-22 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. But for a number of setups it is not well-suited. So a documented and stable grub2 will still be needed. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAk9EwsIACgkQ

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: About gcc-4.6 unmasking

2012-02-22 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
purposes :-/ Grub is the only blocker. I don't want to unmask something that makes people's systems unbootable. I'm also out of ideas and open to suggestions. Does gcc-4.7 have the same problem with grub? Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?

2012-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
. It's not possible to uninstall a package whose EAPI is unknown. Would it be feasible to do a pkg_pretend() check and refuse install/upgrade if packages with unsupported EAPI are detected? Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?

2012-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 16:14:33 +0100 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: Is there really much of a benefit to this? I guess for anybody who runs scripts to mass-manipulate ebuilds it might be helpful, but I think all

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?

2012-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Ciaran McCreesh schrieb: On Sun, 11 Mar 2012 17:18:45 +0100 Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Assume a new version 13.37 of your package manager drops EAPI=1 support. So package-manager-13.37.ebuild checks in pkg_pretend() if any EAPI=1 package is installed on the system

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?

2012-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
Rich Freeman schrieb: On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn chith...@gentoo.org wrote: Assume a new version 13.37 of your package manager drops EAPI=1 support. So package-manager-13.37.ebuild checks in pkg_pretend() if any EAPI=1 package is installed on the system

Re: [gentoo-dev] Deprecate EAPI1?

2012-03-11 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
users who update less than once every 6 months are worth this investment. (I tend to say yes, but that may just be because many come to #gentoo IRC with the resulting problems.) Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: License problem

2012-03-21 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
claims of wrongdoing here. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: iotop needs to run as root after kernel change

2012-04-04 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
message. Best regards, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: A tiny news item for migrating to libjpeg-turbo

2012-04-23 Thread Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn
-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn

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