Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for February 26

2009-02-25 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 12:56 PM, Donnie Berkholz dberkh...@gentoo.org wrote: This is your friendly reminder! Same bat time (typically the 2nd 4th Thursdays at 2000 UTC / 1600 EST), same bat channel (#gentoo-council @ irc.freenode.net) ! If you have something you'd wish for us to chat about,

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

2009-02-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, and thereafter must not be set to a different value I'm asking because it would be simpler for users and devs to understand, even if it is a subset. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-02-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 12:26 AM, Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com wrote: On Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:17:36 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: Is the following a stricter subset of your wording? -- EAPI must be set in an ebuild as the first non-comment line

Re: [gentoo-dev] x-modular.eclass: A modified approach to EAPI support

2009-03-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
function? If we get all Ciaran-ey about that, then we can't even assume the existence of a case statement in some future version of bash (which is required by some EAPI) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI 3 PMS Draft

2009-03-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
specification. Please please do not associate the two as it'll just prolong the acceptance of EAPI 3, and we all know we don't want that. ++ discussions about this are best left for other threads, and (all the better) other times. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] perforce client proper license

2009-03-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
consideration to the mirrors in GENTOO_MIRRORS, and look for the renamed file there instead of the original ones. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan who is extremely bewildered by this oversight

Re: [gentoo-dev] Make the policykit USE flag global

2009-03-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, what's the final decision on this/status of this? I don't see it in-tree as a global USE flag yet. PS: It should probably be globally use.masked till we can make it work properly as well -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] perforce client proper license

2009-03-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
explicitly listed on the left of the arrow, if \t{mirror://} is used), the filename to the right of the arrow shall be requested instead of the filename in the URI. Right, thanks for clearing that up :) /me heaves a sigh of relief -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] please stop using foo-${PV}-bar.patch in other ebuild versions than ${PV}

2009-03-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
indication of the age of a patch, the gnome herd especially *encourages* this behavior. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] git.eclass / subversion.eclass support for http proxy

2009-03-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
be done inside the eclass if http_proxy is set? :) proxy=${http_proxy#http://} host=${proxy...@} auth=${pro...@*} if test ${auth} != ${proxy}; then export HTTP_PROXY_USER=${auth%%:*} export HTTP_PROXY_PASSWORD=${auth##*:} fi connect -H ${host} $1 $2 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] newins - for standard input?

2009-03-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: Now that dosed is going to be banned, what would people think of I wouldn't call it banned, rather useless since everyone directly uses sed instead. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for March 26

2009-03-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
is ugly as hell. It seems it should be easy to implement this, and would also go well with the --if-compressed flag to `unpack` -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gsoc Idea: EeePC Script/Build

2009-03-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
say... stage4's? Incidentally, I was thinking the same thing. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for March 26

2009-03-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
special, weird behaviour that can't be used correctly. I would like to say that I agree. It's special, weird, non-obvious, and easily misunderstood behaviour. Let's chuck it. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for March 26

2009-03-27 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 1:21 AM, Petteri Räty betelge...@gentoo.org wrote: 12) EAPI 3 supports .xz, .tar.xz easy so should be in Easy, so can we also have .xpi unpack support? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Small review on function return codes and simplicity

2009-03-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
stop ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] net-www category

2009-04-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
second.   net-www/libflashsupport          - www-plugins/libflashsupport media-libs? Not sure, it's a browser plugin first, media-lib second ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-04-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to prevent war, measure yourself with the same yardstick as you expect others to be. That will be all, Thank you. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI-3 draft: slot operator support

2009-04-09 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
those bugs, it means people are running the latest package and latest slot. So slot operators would be m00t in that case. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI-3 draft: slot operator support

2009-04-09 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
you're looking for ABI deps? @preserved-libs is the answer (C-sharp support for that?). Suggested rebuilds upon upgrade? Separate issue, separate solution (pkg_pretend maybe?) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] EAPI-3 draft: slot operator support

2009-04-09 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
with python_need_rebuild ? Slot operators need changes to the ebuilds, so does python_need_rebuild. Slot operators need an EAPI bump for the ebuild, python_need_rebuild doesn't. So, isn't python_need_rebuild superior.. ? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Upcoming Willikins downtime

2009-04-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to express their deepest gratitude for such personal care ;o -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: EAPI 3 PMS Draft

2009-04-23 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
the visibility somewhat. I'm all for enabling it in the dev profile by default. There are some packages[1] for which installing with --enable-tests is considered a security risk by upstream. What about packages such as this? 1. Well, okay, atleast one I know of -- sys-apps/dbus -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-05-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
! You *will* forget them! Add them when you write the [$num]s ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-05-08 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
people who drown every thread! -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-05-09 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. I believe the bug is real. Sorry for the confusion. Oops? =p -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in app-cdr/cdrdao: ChangeLog cdrdao-1.2.2-r3.ebuild

2009-05-10 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
anything about me. It's even more hilarious that you expect to fix Gentoo's problems by bitching about them. And at the same time you put yourself in a situation where people would expect you to gloat and smirk rather than help. In short, you were practically asking for it. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Project proposal -- maintainer-wanted

2009-05-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to leave :) You lost the best laptop developer Gentoo had ever had.. -- Alexander Færøy http://dev.exherbo.org/~ahf/ -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

[gentoo-dev] Can we stop wasting time and bandwidth? (was: The fallacies of GLEP55)

2009-05-15 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
the other way while the distro rots away. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan who is extremely worried by this denial-syndrome in the gentoo community.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Can we stop wasting time and bandwidth? (was: The fallacies of GLEP55)

2009-05-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
till we can get *BASIC* stuff fixed. You don't fuss about the type of faucets in the bathroom when the roof is falling apart do you? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Can we stop wasting time and bandwidth? (was: The fallacies of GLEP55)

2009-05-16 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org wrote: Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: The statistics are irrelevant. So why do you bring them up? That's the question you should ask Duncan. Not me. I provided statistics to highlight and provide dramatic effect. People who prefer

Re: [gentoo-dev] GLEP 55 updated

2009-05-17 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
that was sarcasm. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC:sys-apps/portage @overlay atoms postfix support

2009-05-24 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC:sys-apps/portage @overlay atoms postfix support

2009-05-24 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sun, 24 May 2009 22:50:45 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: Won't this just lead to dependency hell? With horrible dependencies between different overlays? It's primarily a user feature

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC:sys-apps/portage @overlay atoms postfix support

2009-05-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
want used anywhere where EAPI rules are in effect? Indeed. Since the consensus is for using it as part of the UI, you don't need to wait for EAPI=4, you (lxnay) can start writing patches for portage (regardless of which operator is used) to recognize such atoms on the command line. -- ~Nirbheek

Re: [gentoo-dev] New app-eselect category?

2009-05-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
the ebuild for it? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-05-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
), Petteri Räty (betelgeuse), and Luca Barbato (lu_zero) [all of them are CCed] -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] A new glep: Ebuild format and metadata handling

2009-06-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
wears asbestos underwear in preparation of meta-flame-fest over this -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: ACCEPT_LICENSE default value (GLEP 23)

2009-06-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
backend for packagekit (my gsoc project). Most licenses aren't for usage, but for distribution -- surely you mean EULAs? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC: ACCEPT_LICENSE default value (GLEP 23)

2009-06-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:22 AM, Mounir Lamouri volk...@gentoo.org wrote: Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: Most licenses aren't for usage, but for distribution -- surely you mean EULAs? License and EULA is the same for most users and it's exactly the same for ebuilds/portage. EULA is an End-User

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for June 11

2009-06-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
behaviour similar to this? 1. Remi, could you reply here and confirm for record purposes? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council Reminder for June 11

2009-06-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
: ${ebuild} || echo Plz2fix: ${ebuild}; }; done x-modular-packages-without-LICENSE -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-06-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. Please, do not waste everyone's time and bandwidth with thoughts that do not belong on this list, and hence they do not care about. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Some last riting for sound and treecleaners (bossogg, gmpc plugins and ekg2)

2009-06-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
as well, please -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 1:27 AM, Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccre...@googlemail.com wrote: On Fri, 26 Jun 2009 01:20:09 +0530 Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: Allowing him to proxy in a council meeting is both disallowed (non-gentoo devs cannot be on the council) Please point

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
, but not so much that my brains fall out and get eaten by zombies. 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Association_fallacy -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. http://twitter.com/dberkholz/status/2345098446 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

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

2009-06-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Alec Warneranta...@gentoo.org wrote: Dear god, if you want argue to death do it in private. But you see, the point is to argue in *public* so that you can show *everyone* who can last the longest in a shouting marathon! -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gsoc-status] portage backend for PackageKit

2009-07-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
and decided to try writing a backend for Entropy as well. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gsoc-status] portage backend for PackageKit

2009-07-06 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
this, get in touch with him. He'd be delighted to give you access :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Preparing profiles for EAPI 3 IUSE strictness

2009-07-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
careful consideration, I'll kindly ask you to stop randomly jumping out and flinging turds, since it adds nothing to the discussion at hand and only serves to make it harder for Gentoo to function as a community. -- Ciaran McCreesh -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: A Little Council Reform Anyone?

2009-07-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
poisoning the atmosphere. Then _please_ for the love of God just _ignore_ him. Yes. Thank you. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Please stop requesting keywords for arches you don't have

2009-07-12 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
:) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-soc] Re: Progress on Universal Select Tool

2009-07-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
this -- features go in as several small commits/patches. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-soc] Re: Progress on Universal Select Tool

2009-07-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
the current profile be persistent across shells? If so, won't PS1 not be persistent if you change in on-the-fly? If you don't intend to keep it persistent, what's the use? (Actually, I don't see the use of having it at all) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: News Item: Emacs 23 upgrade

2009-07-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
?  Honestly curious … I don't believe portage shows them, and – looking at the That's the point, it does. And it keeps showing it after every usage of portage till you read the news item. Atleast that's the behaviour in 2.2 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keeping profiles/ tidy

2009-08-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
and remove them too. This seems like something that should be added to the ebuild/end quiz. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Keeping profiles/ tidy

2009-08-01 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 7:32 PM, Petteri Rätybetelge...@gentoo.org wrote: Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: This seems like something that should be added to the ebuild/end quiz. Ebuild quiz: 19. What is the procedure for removing packages from the tree? Looking back, my answer to that question

Re: [gentoo-dev] Multimedia overlay

2009-08-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
2009/8/11 Maciej Mrozowski reave...@poczta.fm: That's probably why there's still no CIA.vc bot tracking kde-testing overlay on #gentoo-kde Actually, you can totally blame Arun for this. *point* *grin* -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Multimedia overlay

2009-08-11 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
(or similar) which lets overlay owners directly edit access to their overlay(s)? One (easy) possibility I can think of is ssh commands. I say easy because the service (ssh) and auth (ssh keys) are already there. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: Make 10.0 profiles EAPI-2 'compliant'

2009-08-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
with this. A script similar to metadata.xml - use.local.desc can be run on it (with more frequency), and eventually (EAPI=4?) we can move away from the file-based one. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] New 10.0 LiveDVD release enhancements

2009-08-22 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
foundation money for artwork (bootsplash+gnome+kde). -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] About udev-145: new features / extras and kernel requirements

2009-08-30 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
-{power,disks} versions *need* gudev. In summation, I say hard-enable these: acl, keymap, hid2hci Put gudev under a USE-flag, enabled by +use, and put the rest under extras, not enabled by default. 1. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KDE_Programming_Wishlist -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla

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

2009-08-30 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
(no / ). Either of these will work great when portage gets automatic USE-dependency enabling. 1. http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=251179 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] repoman complains about a ebuild in the tree

2009-09-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
* to the portaget ree. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
. Hell, I personally have 3.1 under a local p.mask so I don't have to bother with breakage due to it. (existing packages as well as scripts/projects I have). I do believe it will be very counter-productive to move it to stable at this point. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-19 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
At This Idiocy. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
with Python 3. Are you seriously suggesting that you would knowingly break existing packages in the tree? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
-2/3 by patching the interpreter called d) Give up and install Ubuntu where somehow magically both work at the same time -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
for people to chop off their feet by mistake (in panic or frustration)? Actually, how did you make portage work with both 2.x and 3.x at the same time? I would be very interested to know this since afaik no useful program can work with both python-3 and python-2 with the same code. -- ~Nirbheek

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
) Be accessibly ONLY via the name python-3 (or similar) Which means, that for stable users, it will be for personal projects only. In which case, I don't see much point in stabilizing it. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Stabilization of Python 3.1

2009-09-20 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
of packages. There is nothing wrong in having Python 3 installed which would use small amount of disk space. You're twisting what I mean. You know what I mean -- packages *needing* python-3. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: app-pda/multisync

2009-09-21 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
is libopensync + multisync-gui Thanks 1. http://multisync.sourceforge.net/news.php -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

[gentoo-dev] Last rites: net-wireless/bluez-hciemu

2009-09-27 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
# Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org (27 Sep 2009) # File collision with bluez-utils[test-programs] -- bug 257826 # Also blocks bluez-4 stabilization # Replacements: net-wireless/bluez{,-utils}[test-programs] net-wireless/bluez-hciemu Removal in 30 days -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla

Re: [gentoo-dev] Anyone interested in maintaining the Gentoo Handbooks?

2009-10-03 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
this is a far better option than converting all of the existing XML docs into Wiki and alienating an entire team. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in xfce-base/xfconf: ChangeLog xfconf-4.6.1.ebuild

2009-10-05 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
how highly evolved they may (seem to) be. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] News Item: GNOME 2.26 upgrade

2009-10-06 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 4:51 PM, Rémi Cardona r...@gentoo.org wrote: not handle the desktop. = not handle the desktop's background image I thought it handled the icons on the desktop as well? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc-0.5.1 arrived in the tree

2009-10-10 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
on people like this. I *strongly* suggest masking openrc-0.5.1 until the documentation is updated and a news file is sent. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Support for multiple ABIs for amd64 (64bit,32bit) in multilib overlay

2009-10-12 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
and consistent. bash-4 is stable, so we could start depending on it. It still has 3 unstable KEYWORDS including mips. ~mips ~sparc-fbsd ~x86-fbsd ^^ None of these arches do stable keywords... -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc-0.5.1 arrived in the tree

2009-10-13 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
to ~arch until there was documentation about unexpected behaviour (default or not). But to each his own. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan GNOME+Mozilla Team, Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc-0.5.1 arrived in the tree

2009-10-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
since it would've definitely affected other archs too (and we know how understaffed you guys are :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] openrc-0.5.1 arrived in the tree

2009-10-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
as ~arch part of GNOME 2.28. 1. Client-Side windows (csw) /will/ break apps; there has been extensive testing upstream, but breakage is inevitable. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME

2009-10-24 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
multiple inheritance is not worth the work, I would suggest each project team maintain some minimal documentation in their doc space about the USE-flags and USE_EXPAND-ed variables enabled in each profile. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2009-10-25 23h59 UTC

2009-10-26 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
miss the empty directories? 1. http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo-x86/x11-themes/gtk-engines-kde4/ -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME

2009-10-27 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
emerged the package. package.use overrides for a single package, but make.conf overrides for all of your system. This behaviour is controlled by the variable USE_ORDER. make.globals sets this to: USE_ORDER=env:pkg:conf:defaults:pkginternal:env.d -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations

2009-11-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
how he comes down and destroys bugs with one fell swoop saying alpha/arm/ia64/m68k/sh/sparc done :D -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.31 stable plans

2009-11-04 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
of the features in the newer kernels[1]? The bug open for this purpose[2] has not made any progress in a long time. 1. http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=290918 2. http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=273358 -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: QA: package.mask policies

2009-11-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
with short attention spans[1]. But we cannot ignore that fact. 1. Of course, we ourselves come under the definition of users too.. ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations

2009-11-07 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
architectures. I think we're going a little far trying to solve a management problem with technology. If a herd thinks that a particular package can be safely keyworded (or stabilized) other arches (it just dumps data, is a simple python module, etc); they should make the call and just do it. -- ~Nirbheek

Re: [gentoo-dev] rewritten epatch

2009-12-18 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
for a day or so before pushing this to eutils? Murphy's law becomes more applicable as the affected domain of a change increases :) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Non-free software in Gentoo

2009-12-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
it for all the packages we have in the iso, tar up all *those* and serve the end result up too. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] x11-libs/lib*: wrong RDEPENDs bug

2009-12-28 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
; plus removing headers from the system won't cause the packages to stop working, and if someone removes the headers, they'll be pulled back on upgrade. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] x11-libs/lib*: wrong RDEPENDs bug

2009-12-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
that scarabeus and lxnay know each other, and I believe they discussed this on #gentoo-desktop, so it didn't seem that way to me. Assume people mean well :) regards, -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

[gentoo-dev] RFC: clutter.eclass -- new eclass for packages related to Clutter

2009-12-29 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
=e5dce3be9a7779f163554eb8c569d79c8adf2365;hb=HEAD -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team clutter.eclass Description: Binary data

Re: [gentoo-dev] package up for grabs (almost everything in the livecd herd)

2009-12-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
suppose sys-fs/squashfs-tools - Used by catalyst to create loop image And is useful for anyone who wants to use squashfs -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: RFC: clutter.eclass -- new eclass for packages related to Clutter

2009-12-31 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Christian Faulhammer fa...@gentoo.org wrote: Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org: The eclass is attached, and is very simple, consisting of just SRC_URI, DEPEND, LICENSE, DOCS, and src_install.  No objections. Thanks to you (and the silent reviewers

Re: [gentoo-dev] proxy maintainership and gentoo-x86 scm

2010-01-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
get anonymous clones (patches exist upstream) Did I miss something Robin? -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] proxy maintainership and gentoo-x86 scm

2010-01-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
timestamps for directories... ;) -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team

Re: [gentoo-dev] proxy maintainership and gentoo-x86 scm

2010-01-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Daniel Bradshaw dan...@the-cell.co.uk wrote: On 01/14/2010 12:49 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote: In theory, yes. In practice, git is too slow to handle 30,000 files. Even simple operations like git add become painful even if you put the whole of portage on tmpfs

Re: [gentoo-dev] proxy maintainership and gentoo-x86 scm

2010-01-14 Thread Nirbheek Chauhan
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 3:51 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan nirbh...@gentoo.org wrote: My bad. I did the tests a while back, and the number 30,000 is actually for the no. of ebuilds in portage. The no. of files is actually ~113,000 (difference comes because every package has a manifest+changelog

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