Re: [gentoo-dev] emerge -C eselect-python disaster

2010-01-24 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 19:02, Dale rdalek1...@gmail.com wrote: Since unmerging python results in a broken system, I'm not sure how this pollutes anything.  The system set is to maintain a working and bootable system that can install packages and portage requires python to work.  What good is

Re: [gentoo-dev] emerge -C eselect-python disaster

2010-01-25 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 06:32, Petteri Räty betelge...@gentoo.org wrote: I should also add that this is not a user support mailing list as there's gentoo-user for that purpose. I think the original purpose of the thread was already fulfilled. So then how was the original problem resolved?

Re: [gentoo-dev] Building custom package for multi-arch/system

2010-01-28 Thread Jacob Godserv
(I'm not an official developer.) On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 10:17, Beber be...@meleeweb.net wrote: So, do you guys plan to implement a such thing ? That's one of the features that is mostly missing imho. The principal miss in on client side as I have tools to manage packages but would like to not

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI-3 times and dates

2010-01-29 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 16:43, Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org wrote: It's supported in portage-2.1.7.17 and 2.2_rc62 which have just been released. Just to clarify: it's EAPI 3 and not EAPI 3_pre2? -- Jacob For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Building custom package for multi-arch/system

2010-01-30 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 10:13, Max Arnold lwa...@gmail.com wrote: Can someone share his experience of using Catalyst or Metro as generator of binary package updates for precompiled client machines?  How smooth it is in the long run? I use metro (wrote a little HOWTO on it:

Re: [gentoo-dev] Lastrite: net-im/kopete-facebook

2010-02-15 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 16:16, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: # Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (15 Feb 2010) # Masked for removal. Unrequired as FaceBook has XMPP (Jabber) # support. # http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=297991732130 net-im/kopete-facebook Ignore me if

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Python 3.1: Stabilization and news item

2010-03-10 Thread Jacob Godserv
The problem here, I think, is everyone has their opinion about what it means for something to go stable, and I haven't seen more than one or two references to what has been predetermined as policy for stabilization. I think we should do a little less debating over personal opinions (which is a hot

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it

2010-03-22 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sat, Mar 20, 2010 at 10:11, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis arfre...@gentoo.org wrote: 2010-03-20 01:51:44 Duncan napisał(a): So let's just recognize that it's not a perfect situation, create a news item saying that python-3 will soon (give a date) be unmasked, and suggest that users

Re: [gentoo-dev] Is Gentoo dying?

2010-04-03 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 05:38, Petteri Räty betelge...@gentoo.org wrote: My perception from the outside is also that it's sometimes hard to offer help. So if we now that we are busy then let's try to embrace others doing the work. This is also what I have observed. I think Gentoo needs appear

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: List of User projects

2010-04-03 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 10:27, Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: What other distributions (*BSD, Linux, or...) do you know that use openrc?  IOW, I know it was designed to be distribution independent, but I don't know of anyone else using it (well, other than Gentoo derivatives), and Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: List of User projects

2010-04-03 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 15:30, Jacob Godserv jacobgods...@gmail.com wrote: Last I checked, Ubuntu is going to adopt it. How's that for a compliment? :) http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/18452/ Sorry for the extra e-mail, but I should clarify: Ubuntu is seriously considering adopting

Re: [gentoo-dev] Tone in Gentoo

2010-06-16 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 20:14, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto jmbsvice...@gentoo.org wrote: There are a few cases where people could and should improve their behaviour, but let's not forget we're a technical community and so it's imho an illusion to expect us to have a hugs and kisses tone. But

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New global USE flag: introspection

2010-06-22 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 12:33, Mike Auty ike...@gentoo.org wrote: Gintrospection gives more information (things starting with g are generally gnome related, which this is), and grepping for introspection will still turn it up.  It also solves the concerns that all the people on this thread

Re: [gentoo-dev] [bugzilla-dae...@gentoo.org: [Bug 322157] [mail-filter/procmail] new ebuild + autocreate maildirs]

2010-07-10 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 12:13, Enrico Weigelt weig...@metux.de wrote: I've already explained the strategy behind the git repo (and not doing plaintext patches). Please refer to my paper, and my other mails posted recently on this list. I'm not quite sure I understand your response here. He

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

2010-07-10 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 13:19, Robin H. Johnson robb...@gentoo.org wrote: Hi all, I had hoped to send this before now, but the exact scheduled timeslot keeps changing. It was already on the PR events calendar. I'm running a BoF session during the Linux Symposium 2010 in Ottawa next week,

Re: [gentoo-dev] FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages

2010-08-17 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 19:04:03 +0200 Enrico Weigelt weig...@metux.de wrote: Meanwhile I've reworked my Briegel buildsystem [1] to support direct git checkouts (including a repo cache). Next step will be a mechanism to check tag signatures. You have a footnote, but no link, and I'm curious. :)

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc stabilization update

2010-09-26 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:32:49 -0400 Mike Frysinger vap...@gentoo.org wrote: man, fix your line length. what a nub you are. Or adjust your mail client. Then you could save yourself the name calling, which changes the mood of the mailing list and causes issues for more people than just your

Re: [gentoo-dev] Blockers and package moves

2011-01-20 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 11:10, Donnie Berkholz dberkh...@gentoo.org wrote: How about playing nicely with overlays where the moves didn't happen (yet)? I'm not a developer, but based on my experience, playing nicely with overlays in general is a can of worms, and as far as I can tell has to do

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Lastrite: app-pda/libopensync and reverse dependencies

2011-02-13 Thread Jacob Godserv
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 14:36, Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@gmail.com wrote: Remember that for *all* QA masking, the rule is simple Could you point me to the Q/A policies and rules? I'm curious now, seeing this intense discussion about what's right for Q/A, what the official Q/A docs say. --