Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo 'Images' without gcc/portage?

2006-04-14 Thread Ryan Tandy
Allen Rohner wrote: I have been a Gentoo user for several years, but this is my first step into gentoo development. I'm looking at the feasability of using gentoo for a product at work. Is it possible to use a Gentoo host machine to create a linux 'image' (ramdisk/ext2fs/iso) that does not

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [ANNOUNCE] Project Sunrise - Gentoo User Overlay

2006-06-08 Thread Ryan Tandy
Peter wrote: Nonetheless, the bug is active, with a good number of people subscribing to it and contributing to it. The sunshine overlay would be an ideal place to store a kernel source tree or any project which would never find a home in portage. Pardon me if I'm totally confused, but isn't

Re: [gentoo-dev] embedded overlay on

2006-06-18 Thread Ryan Tandy
Stefan Schweizer wrote: Hi, solar has requested an account on for the embedded overlay for you. Your password: DX7wnSe40Y Kind regards, Stefan o_O -- mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Pending Removal of $KV

2006-06-19 Thread Ryan Tandy
Arek (James Potts) wrote: If they don't actually build against the kernel, couldn't/shouldn't they look at either kernel-headers or the output of `uname -r`? Kernel headers being the virtual/linux-headers dependency that Georgi mentioned. `uname -r` works, but is annoying because you can't

Re: [gentoo-dev] SpanKY's Nominations for the Gentoo Council 2007

2006-07-04 Thread Ryan Tandy
George Prowse wrote: pauldv jr seconded :D -- mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] SpanKY's Nominations for the Gentoo Council 2007

2006-07-06 Thread Ryan Tandy
Mike Doty wrote: Vote Taco! If elected, I promise to add 2 minutes to nap time every Friday and double juice boxes every third Wednesday of the month. WTF! I want to be a dev if there's juice boxes involved! *runs off to take the ebuild quiz* -- mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] use.force as a complement to use.mask in profiles

2006-08-07 Thread Ryan Tandy
Peter Gordon wrote: Zac Medico wrote: The difference with use.force is that it prevents flags, that are deemed extremely important, from being accidentally disabled by the user. If they were so extremely important then they would not be optional, and hence not even be USE flags at all, no? Or

Re: [gentoo-dev] use.force as a complement to use.mask in profiles

2006-08-08 Thread Ryan Tandy
Brian Harring wrote: Question your method of bootstraping then- note that for gcc it's nocxx, not cxx. Meaning, USE=nocxx _disables_ building cxx; this is why default IUSE is requested, to kill off the 'no' (and it's seperate from my point)- c++ related failures there would be due to either

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: treecleaner removals

2006-09-27 Thread Ryan Tandy
Duncan wrote: Just to let you guys know, us users thank you too. It's not a glamorous job, but there was a lot of cruft built up and it needed done, and some of us (yes, even users) appreciate it. ++ -- mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Putting qa warnings to a text file instead of showing them to the world

2005-12-27 Thread Ryan Tandy
snip However, by bitching about problems, there are some users that decide to check WTF is this warning, in turn they urge devs to fix it (and that is the main point of QA, right?), they report it with their bug reports and so on. In other words, the problem gets _NOTICED_ by everybody.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Monthly Gentoo Council Reminder for November

2006-11-05 Thread Ryan Tandy
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Sun, 05 Nov 2006 01:35:43 -0800 Peter Gordon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | On Wed, 2006-11-01 at 08:40 +, Mike Frysinger wrote: | If you have something you'd wish for us to chat about, maybe even | vote on, let us know ! Simply reply to this e-mail for the whole |

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-core] [treequake] virtual/mysql addition

2006-11-27 Thread Ryan Tandy
Robin H. Johnson wrote: On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 02:50:43AM +0100, Marius Mauch wrote: Two things I'm always wondering about when this topic comes up: - is there really a need for USE=client? In most cases people request to exclude the server part, can't remember ever seeing a request to exclude