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

2012-11-24 Thread James Cloos
it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Cleaning tree of outdated packages

2012-12-14 Thread James Cloos
the archaic compiler. In short, as long as it doesn't require *too* much effort, old versions of slotted packages shouldn't be dropped *only* because they are old. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
CM == Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com writes: CM Which is a good thing, since it will force people to stop making CM incorrect assumptions. No, its a bad thing because it makes it harder to grep out the non category dirs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

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

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
/core, and so on. Please don't. Every current category matches /^[a-z]+-[a-z]+$/. With the possible exception of adding moving from [a-z]+ to [a-z0-9]+, that shoud remain. Only non-category directories under /usr/portage should lack a hyphen. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

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

2013-01-17 Thread James Cloos
many years to change that now. Much better to standardize it as m/[a-z0-9]+-[a-z0-9]+/. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2013-01-19 Thread James Cloos
+kde. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2013-01-20 Thread James Cloos
the things dri brings in (or that one would presume dri to bring in) are needed for gpGPU and the like. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: games-arcade/xboing

2013-02-02 Thread James Cloos
should just let it be. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: Please stop useless removals

2013-02-02 Thread James Cloos
nonsense to join the club. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites: games-arcade/xboing

2013-02-03 Thread James Cloos
milliseconds to AKH usleep...) AKH So in this case the mask was quite adequate. Works here. I tested before posting. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Lastrites: media-gfx/picasa, dev-python/papyon, net-voip/telepathy-butterfly, sci-visualization/paraview, x11-misc/xdaf

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
-visualization/paraview Or, more responsibly, the version in the sci overlay should move to the main tree. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] New, shiny EAPI=5 profiles: volunteer, procedure, preparations

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
:02.0 -0500 @@ -1 +1 @@ -2 +5 actually *do* to one's system? A useful news item would have explained what was changing, why it was done, and what to expect once one makes the change. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Re: News item

2013-02-10 Thread James Cloos
Since I just sent a why to post a news item note, that exactly covers things. Thanks! -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] On the good usage of subslots

2013-02-11 Thread James Cloos
helpful here. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: Gentoo GPG key policies

2013-02-20 Thread James Cloos
with aes128/sha256, rsa 7k for aes192/sha384 and rsa 15k for aes256/sha512. If 3k provides comparable security to aes128 and sha256, and one needs to more than double the rsa key length to compare with aes192 and sha384, there is no reason to bother with rsa 4k. -JimC -- James Cloos cl

Re: [gentoo-dev] How is group usb used in your system, if at all?

2013-03-16 Thread James Cloos
:113:1013:added by portage for gentoo-vdr-scripts:/var/vdr:/bin/bash -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
MC == Markos Chandras hwoar...@gentoo.org writes: MC # Removal in 30 days MC app-text/cuneiform That one should not go. There are not enough quality ocr engines available, Gentoo needs to keep all of them. And a couple of bugs is never a sufficient reason to kick a package. -JimC -- James

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
the community and is never welcome. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-text/cuneiform

2013-03-23 Thread James Cloos
RF == Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org writes: RF Is this package working in the typical case? That is, when you aren't RF intentionally trying to buffer-overflow it or otherwise break it? I haven't found an image file which causes it to crash. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default

2013-04-11 Thread James Cloos
did. The backup of my (now dead) laptop also has such an entry. The rcs log for that one shows that it got added in late '03, and not manually. I imagine therefore that it is not all that uncommon. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] glibc: pt_chown setuid going away by default

2013-04-12 Thread James Cloos
announcement won't hurt anyone. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] font.eclass add Xorg FontPath elements for non-standard paths

2013-07-05 Thread James Cloos
-Font-Server which uses libfontconfig to find fonts, generates and keeps a cache of fc-pattern to/from xlfd mappings, and serves said fonts to X servers. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] News item preceding net-print/cups-1.6 stabilization

2013-07-05 Thread James Cloos
-1.5 A couple of them which involve postscript documents and/or postscript printers have been fixed in bzr and should be part of the next release. I'm also working on additional improvements I hope to see in the next release of the filters. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] git.eclass, git-2.eclass... git-r1.eclass?

2013-09-01 Thread James Cloos
its current API and documentation as TW well as what actually works in the Portage tree. +1 on all of that. git-3 is a better name than using -r1. And leave git-2 there for at /least/ a year. There are a LOT of out of tree git-2 users. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] new eclass proposal, perl-mb-tiny.eclass

2013-09-03 Thread James Cloos
} in dev-perl|perl-core) mytargets=install ;; *) mytargets=install ;; esac fi Did the case block originally have different results for different CATEGORYs? Otherwise it looks good. And useful. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: final version of git-r3 (+ compat for git-2)

2013-09-03 Thread James Cloos
the same submodule, and/or if a package exists for it in its own right, will the same store clone be used for all of them? Including when some use git://, others https://, et al? -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2009-04-19 23h59 UTC

2009-04-22 Thread James Cloos

[gentoo-dev] Re: Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2009-07-26 23h59 UTC

2009-07-28 Thread James Cloos
in the Removals and Additions sections. Obviously the syntax of each line would have to be different; perhaps something like the {old⇒new} syntax would allow each change to be on a single line in a (human+machine)-readable fashion? -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: gcc-4.4 unmasking soon

2009-08-12 Thread James Cloos
not found any problems on deb boxen (32 and 64 bit systems on modern chips) either. The USE flag probably ought to be +. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup

2009-10-24 Thread James Cloos
When you first psoted this list I noticed some (or several?) live ebuilds. Git- is the one I remember. Those should not get nuked during global cleanups, as they are likely to be in active use notwithstanding their keywording or masking. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Unused ebuild built_with_use cleanup

2009-10-26 Thread James Cloos
the userbase actively uses. These are not ebuilds which are broken, just ones which, while functional, remain imperfect. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-emacs/ngnus

2009-11-18 Thread James Cloos
The app-emacs/ngnus- ebuild is in active use and should not go away. It also should remain in the main tree. (A rename to app-emacs/gnus- is OK, provided it gets mentioned in profiles/updates.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-emacs/ngnus

2009-11-20 Thread James Cloos
to be able Ulrich to figure things out by themselves. I took a look at one of the upates files before repying and noticed a $P or two, not just $PN. But on closer exam I see that those are for slot moves Thanks. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] QA last rites for media-gfx/viewer

2009-12-25 Thread James Cloos
Diego == Diego E Pettenò flamee...@gmail.com writes: Diego # Fails to build if /usr/X11R6 is not present (bug #247737, A bit trivial of an issue to drop a package, ja? The QA team should generate more patches and fewer kills. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] QA last rites for media-gfx/viewer

2009-12-27 Thread James Cloos
to that. Packages should not go away over trivial issues. That is harmful, not helpful. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Qt3 mask breaks significant science packages

2010-03-13 Thread James Cloos
BdG == Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org writes: BdG Abandoned packages do not belong in the portage tree. Nonsense. That attitude only servers to harm the user base. Leaving them in does not. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Qt3 mask breaks significant science packages

2010-03-20 Thread James Cloos
BdG == Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org writes: BdG On 14 March 2010 06:09, James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com wrote: BdG == Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org writes: BdG Abandoned packages do not belong in the portage tree. Nonsense.  That attitude only servers to harm the user base. BdG You're

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-01 Thread James Cloos
that every time one syncs one must re-patch the offending eclasses. This would be an excellent time to push a fix to the perl eclasses. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-06 Thread James Cloos
not contain a metadata/cache/ directory. ` Which translates into eclass-orderrides are completely and entirely useless, so don't bother. Portage used to used to search for eclasses starting in the top overlay; it should not have changed. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-06 Thread James Cloos
TV == Torsten Veller ml...@veller.net writes: TV * James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com: One change the perl eclasses require is elimination of the code which deletes the man pages. Deleting the man pages is /extremely/ rude and should not occur. TV There was a reason why the man-pages were

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-06 Thread James Cloos
the alternatives; it is the unix way; it is the first thing one types when searching for documentation. The idea that the man pages are somehow uneeded is incomprehensible. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-09 Thread James Cloos
and the like have better UIs than perldoc(1) has. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-09 Thread James Cloos
it impossible to Do The Right Thing w/o editing eclasses every time one syncs is just wrong. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-12 Thread James Cloos
ZM == Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org writes: ZM On 04/06/2010 07:22 AM, James Cloos wrote: ZM == Zac Medico zmed...@gentoo.org writes: ZM You can configure eclass override behavior via eclass-overrides in ZM /etc/portage/repos.conf, as documented in `man portage`. , From that manpage

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-12 Thread James Cloos
in portage or in the overlay the ebuild came from, if applicable. Every time portage looks for an eclass, it should check there first (caching what it found, to save future lookups w/in that run) and just use anything it finds. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-16 Thread James Cloos
it. And lets not forget that the current situation is in fact a regression. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-16 Thread James Cloos
portage needs to do is accept that local overrides are more important than anything coming from upstream. And do so w/o making it impossible to use caches for everything which does not have a local override. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-17 Thread James Cloos
CM == Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com writes: CM Users aren't responsible... Even if that is or were so, it is irrelevant. It is ther user's box, and therefore the users' preference is the only valid choice. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-19 Thread James Cloos
is not always broken; your analogy is not at all on point. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] perl eclass review - EAPI=3 + new helper eclass

2010-04-23 Thread James Cloos
. If the ebuild calls a class which has been overridden by a local class, and the original class set DEPENDs or the like, then as it reads in the new class file it should just use those values in place of the ones in the cache. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: some sci-mathematics packages

2008-01-04 Thread James Cloos
. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6 -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: lzma tarball usage

2008-05-09 Thread James Cloos
or downgrade their Doug lzma. My understanding is that the new utils will be able to uncompress current archives, but will not be able to create them and also will be unable to convert current archives to the new format w/o a full (and time-consuming) uncompress/compress cycle. -JimC -- James Cloos

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

2008-11-30 Thread James Cloos
If it does move to metadata, it will need to be copied into /var/db on install. It is important information which should not be lost if the package is ever removed from portage. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2008-12-02 Thread James Cloos
metadata.xml file during update-eix is in no way acceptable. For eix above, of course, read your favourite query tool. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2008-12-02 Thread James Cloos
-base/kde or kde-meta) and just there? Having each Diego mini-package express itself as having that as its homepage is not very Diego useful to me, but I guess it's debatable. Searching is an important reason for every package to specify its homepage. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [gentoo-dev] last rites for avifile, vcr, zphoto, drip, divx4linux, quicktime4linux

2005-10-15 Thread James Cloos
Luca == Luca Barbato [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Luca avifile: superseded by ffmpeg, xine and ... mlt. Do they offer all of the cli tools that avifile does? -JimC -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

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

2012-02-18 Thread James Cloos
locales to case-insensitive. The real fix is to have root be C.UTF-8. Which differs from C only in that the charset is utf-8. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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

2012-02-22 Thread James Cloos
. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Let's redesign the entire filesystem! [was newsitem: unmasking udev-181]

2012-03-14 Thread James Cloos
MS == Marc Schiffbauer msch...@gentoo.org writes: MS IIRC usr = unified system resources (not an abbrev. for user) Nope. It is in fact for user. Before sysv created /home, bsd used /usr for user dirs. /usr/bin et all came later. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
WD cat /sys/block/sda/removable WD 0 Note that a 0 there does not imply that the device cannot hotplug. My USB drive reports 0. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: new global USE flag: jit

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
AR == Alexandre Rostovtsev tetrom...@gentoo.org writes: AR www-servers/nginx:pcre-jit - Enable JIT for pcre This one also should remain un-unified. There may be other, unrelated jit options in the future, whether affecting nginx itself or potential PDEPENDs or ???. -JimC -- James Cloos cl

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
. If thumb drives specify it, then they lie. The flag is read from the drive's metadata. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stability of /sys api

2012-05-14 Thread James Cloos
get removed when the drive is unplugged. (unplugged here means either the usb cable or the power cable.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Portage Git migration - clean cut or git-cvsserver

2012-06-01 Thread James Cloos
1193755ac632 So, Gentoo shouldn't prohibit merges. Instead, it should demand that all merges be of signed tags. The plan includes signed commits anyway, so signed tags for pulls will be fully supported by any version of git which might be used. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com

Re: [gentoo-dev] metadata/md5-cache

2012-06-02 Thread James Cloos
. ZM [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=410505 I've added a please re-open note to that bug. Thanks for working on it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-10 Thread James Cloos
that gentoo lacked power lines in its inittab(5). Please cover the set, not just powerfail. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-11 Thread James Cloos
DEP == Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu writes: DEP They _are_ deprecated after all. Where is that documented? -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] inittab with SIGPWR support

2012-07-13 Thread James Cloos
DEP == Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu writes: DEP They _are_ deprecated after all. Where is that documented? DEP man inittab Not here. (/usr/share/man/man5/inittab.5.bz2 from sys-apps/sysvinit-2.88-r3.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Future EAPI] src_fetch() phase function to support VCS fetching

2012-09-06 Thread James Cloos
so. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Dropping slotted boost

2012-10-30 Thread James Cloos
depends, I found that 1.48 and 1.49 build with gcc 4.7.2; but none of the earlier versions did. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Overlay commit messages

2007-01-21 Thread James Cloos
diligent in mentioning the ${CATEGORY}/${PN} in the commit messages. Thank you, -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6 -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Overlay commit messages

2007-01-21 Thread James Cloos
Raúl == Raúl Porcel [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Raúl Just a off-topic question...do you really read all the mails Raúl bugzilla sends to you? I scan thru them daily, looking at the subjects, and read any that look interesting. Just like with any list mail. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED

[gentoo-dev] Re: why? pciutils with zlib use-flag went stable on x86

2007-08-02 Thread James Cloos
-- James Cloos [EMAIL PROTECTED] OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6 -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: why? pciutils with zlib use-flag went stable on x86

2007-08-09 Thread James Cloos
Sven == Sven Köhler [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: JimC There are many more ebuilds than just hal which fail with a JimC compressed pci.ids file. Sven Oh! Really? Which ones? I didn't keep a list, but Ryan's post lists some packages I remember having had problems. -JimC -- James Cloos [EMAIL

Re: [gentoo-dev] Locale check in python_pkg_setup()

2010-07-31 Thread James Cloos
]*' will unlink(2) 'Makefile' and similar files which one would not expect to match) and cause bugs. In fact, glibc's insistance that C and POSIX are ascii rather than raw unspecified eight bit is itself a bug. Utf8 is nice, but forcing the lang_country locales on root is not. -JimC -- James

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Locale check in python_pkg_setup()

2010-08-05 Thread James Cloos
If there are any issues with those locales besides the warnings that JC localedef outputs, I haven't seen them yet. There will be more errors, such as: , | Cannot open the message catalog man for locale POSIX.UTF-8 | (NLSPATH=none) ` But it is a useful tip. Thanks. -JimC -- James Cloos

Re: [gentoo-dev] omitting redirecting man pages from compression

2010-09-21 Thread James Cloos
by compressing all but the smallest files. Good heuristics for the default compress-or-don’t threshold should cover most systems, but the ability to easily override the default is desirable. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [enhancement proposal] Per-file Manifest GPG signatures

2010-10-05 Thread James Cloos
which depends on that version of the failed package. Don't stop everything just because /one/ package has a problem. And think about a way to sign Changelog entries. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [enhancement proposal] Per-file Manifest GPG signatures

2010-10-07 Thread James Cloos
with the git migration... Good choice. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] epatch: reject patches with relative paths

2010-12-31 Thread James Cloos
generates a patch with relative paths. The warning needs to be more specific lest it cause undue confusion and support load. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] git-2.eclass review phase one

2011-02-06 Thread James Cloos
-- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please review: updates for bzr.eclass

2011-02-07 Thread James Cloos
of a premium than storage and a manual cleanup is better than a magic behind-the-back permanent deletion. This follows the same principles as portage does in $DISTFILES. Thank you. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please review: updates for bzr.eclass

2011-02-08 Thread James Cloos
perfect. Thanks! -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Downgrading glibc?

2011-02-16 Thread James Cloos
, showing that it was inedeed faster on their chips to start at the high point and decrement the counter rather than starting at the low point and incrementing. The discussion in their lists does a better job of documenting the issue. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D

Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib

2011-02-23 Thread James Cloos
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending removal(?) of media-libs/pdflib

2011-02-24 Thread James Cloos
additional patch. I should've remembered that when I replied. [SIGH] And it looks like pdfcairo alread is sufficiently compatible with pdf. So no objections here to the change you already pushed. ☺ -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin

2011-03-10 Thread James Cloos
of those chromium releases is another 200 Meg download. Or is that yet another? Still yet another? -JimC (who still prefers the src) -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin

2011-03-11 Thread James Cloos
For comparison, Firefox weighs in at about 50 MB. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-23 Thread James Cloos
that they are building from vcs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-23 Thread James Cloos
will be directly and severely affected by such a change, I have to beg you to keep the current logic for submodule-less repos. P.S. The kind of clone used in distdir is irrelevant to the fact that git-clone should be used to populate $S. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-03-24 Thread James Cloos
DB == Donnie Berkholz dberkh...@gentoo.org writes: JC Or better yet, git clone. DB This could work well with --shared; even worked for me on separate DB partitions. Yes, I did mean »git clone -l -s«. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please enhance your USE descriptions!

2011-03-30 Thread James Cloos
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-04-17 Thread James Cloos
delete the other branches at all? I'd rather have a complete clone. Just the checkout ought to be enough. Otherwise, cool. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: git-2.eclass final review

2011-04-18 Thread James Cloos
TC == Tomáš Chvátal scarab...@gentoo.org writes: TC No need to escape it if it is in . it is parsed as the char itself TC like this. The escaping is for grep(1), not for sh(1). -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

[gentoo-dev] Camellia?

2011-04-27 Thread James Cloos
Is there any specific reason why smtp.gentoo and pigeon.gentoo use camellia for their outbound smtp starttls connections? Not complaining or anything. Just curious. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] Camellia?

2011-04-28 Thread James Cloos
private information. Everyone who receives mail from these lists can see what crypto gentoo's outgoing servers use when connecting to one's MXs. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: use of the /run directory

2011-05-17 Thread James Cloos
/lock a symlink to /run/lock. (And I don't just mean .keep files.) -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: use of the /run directory

2011-05-17 Thread James Cloos
for lock files. Got to run; can't contiue to write right now -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Remove USE=fortran in default profile

2011-06-22 Thread James Cloos
it is not a benefit can add -fortran to their /etc/make.conf or profile-specific make.defaults files. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gentoo-x86 migration to repo-per-package

2011-08-06 Thread James Cloos
. Git submodules fit the bill perfectly. This would require re-doing the cvs→git conversion, but it’d be worth it. -JimC -- James Cloos cl...@jhcloos.com OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6

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