Re: [gentoo-dev] net-im/skype needs a maintainer

2012-12-01 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 01/12/12 12:55, Markos Chandras wrote: Hi, net-im/skype needs a maintainer. It's currently maintained by the net-im team which is not very active. If you look at the ChangeLog you will see that for the past few years random developers are trying to keep it up to date ( and thanks for that!

Re: [gentoo-dev] net-im/skype needs a maintainer

2012-12-01 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 01/12/12 23:50, Samuli Suominen wrote: On 01/12/12 12:55, Markos Chandras wrote: Hi, net-im/skype needs a maintainer. It's currently maintained by the net-im team which is not very active. If you look at the ChangeLog you will see that for the past few years random developers are trying

Re: [gentoo-dev] udev distro vs upstream choices

2012-12-15 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/12/12 01:02, William Hubbs wrote: All, what are the specific choices I made in udev that are distro choices vs upstream choices. People have said to me a couple of times that there were choices I made that are not upstream choices. If there is something I can undo in udev to make it

Re: [gentoo-dev] Attracting developers (Re: Packages up for grabs...)

2012-12-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/12/12 18:57, Michael Orlitzky wrote: 3. Get off CVS for Christ's sake. Nobody wants to work with that. I don't know how this fits into my bullet list, but it's important. Meh. I actually like CVS and it's very suitable for gentoo-x86 tree. However, if enough people want a

Re: [gentoo-dev] udev distro vs upstream choices

2012-12-17 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 17/12/12 06:02, Ian Stakenvicius wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 16/12/12 09:55 PM, William Hubbs wrote: On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 10:35:44PM -0500, Richard Yao wrote: On 12/15/2012 10:03 PM, William Hubbs wrote: On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 07:10:22PM -0500, Richard

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

2013-01-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 01/01/13 23:01, Jeff Horelick wrote: I would like to propose a switch of the order of DEPENDs in virtual/pkgconfig to make dev-util/pkgconf[pkg-config] the default choice for new installations. dev-util/pkgconf has less external dependencies, is lighter and is faster than dev-util/pkgconfig

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

2013-01-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/01/13 15:29, Luca Barbato wrote: last I checked prefix didn't have issues with the pkg-config bootstrap either. there is no circular deps either. check glib deps iirc some non-glibc platforms have few problems with it. not if you enable USE=internal-glib. i've added the USE flag on

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

2013-01-03 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/01/13 17:28, Matt Turner wrote: On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 4:11 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: i'd say never. there is no benefit in switching. pkg-config is the default implementation from freedesktop.org. pkg-config is now lighter and has less dependencies than before

Re: [gentoo-dev] ship app-arch/pbzip2 instead of app-arch/bzip2

2013-01-03 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/01/13 03:28, Rick Zero_Chaos Farina wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 01/02/2013 06:11 PM, Pacho Ramos wrote: El lun, 29-10-2012 a las 10:39 -0400, Rich Freeman escribió: On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Rick Zero_Chaos Farina zeroch...@gentoo.org wrote: I'm

Debian patching KDE to use /etc for configuration (was: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: call for testers: udev predictable network interface names)

2013-01-15 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 14/01/13 20:35, Kevin Chadwick wrote: Debian having to patch KDE to use /etc for configs is simply wrong too. huh huh, do you know if they have a fix for http://bugs.gentoo.org/438790 to stop KDE from destroying upstream polkit files?

Re: [gentoo-dev] removing the server profiles...

2013-01-15 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/01/13 01:36, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Hi, several people have pointed out to me that the 10.0 - 13.0 transition would be a good moment to finally remove the (also in my opinion rather useless) server profiles. The easiest way to do this would be to * just not copy the server profiles

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: removing the server profiles...

2013-01-15 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/01/13 08:52, Michael Palimaka wrote: On 16/01/2013 10:36, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Hi, several people have pointed out to me that the 10.0 - 13.0 transition would be a good moment to finally remove the (also in my opinion rather useless) server profiles. The easiest way to do this

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in virtual/ffmpeg: ffmpeg-9.ebuild ChangeLog ffmpeg-0.10.2-r1.ebuild

2013-01-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/01/13 22:09, Alexis Ballier wrote: On Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:40:02 + (UTC) Tomas Chvatal (scarabeus) scarab...@gentoo.org wrote: scarabeus13/01/16 12:40:02 Modified: ChangeLog Added:ffmpeg-9.ebuild Removed: ffmpeg-0.10.2-r1.ebuild

Re: [gentoo-dev] call for testers: udev predictable network interface names

2013-01-17 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 17/01/13 04:49, Greg KH wrote: On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 06:36:59AM -0500, Rich Freeman wrote: On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Peter Stuge pe...@stuge.se wrote: Rich Freeman wrote: Not that anybody is taking requests, but it would be really handy if serial ports were deterministically

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

2013-01-17 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 17/01/13 15:57, Ben de Groot wrote: Please let us know your thought on this. +1

[gentoo-dev] Lastrite: coldplug, hotplug, hotplug-base and ezusb2131 (2.4 kernel module)

2013-01-21 Thread Samuli Suominen
# Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (22 Jan 2012) # Remove coldplug, hotplug and hotplug-base in 30 days wrt bug #145809 sys-apps/ezusb2131 sys-apps/hotplug sys-apps/hotplug-base sys-apps/coldplug

[gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Samuli Suominen
please review this news item, seems we need one after all Title: Upgrading udev from 171 (or older) to 197 Author: Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org Content-Type: text/plain Posted: 2013-01-23 Revision: 1 News-Item-Format: 1.0 Display-If-Installed: sys-fs/udev- Upgrading udev from 171

Re: [gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 23/01/13 15:34, Markos Chandras wrote: On 23 January 2013 13:32, Dirkjan Ochtman d...@gentoo.org wrote: On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 2:14 PM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: please review this news item, seems we need one after all +1, this would have been useful. Looks ok

Re: [gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 23/01/13 15:44, Rich Freeman wrote: On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 8:41 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: not for everyone, not everyone upgrades this often, and it's usually the servers that get updated last Agreed, but best to get this out ASAP. Only question - display

Re: [gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 23/01/13 23:21, Pacho Ramos wrote: El mié, 23-01-2013 a las 15:14 +0200, Samuli Suominen escribió: please review this news item, seems we need one after all Why don't you drop ~ from: CONFIG_CHECK=~DEVTMPFS to ensure people really changes it in their kernel and prevent breakage

Re: [gentoo-dev] news item for udev 197-r3 upgrade (yes, I know, it's late)

2013-01-23 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 23/01/13 21:06, Felix Kuperjans wrote: Mike Gilbert: On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 1:29 PM, Felix Kuperjans fe...@desaster-games.com wrote: Samuli Suominen wrote: please review this news item, seems we need one after all Hello Samuli, /dev/root is no longer available in this udev version, so

[gentoo-dev] /lib/modprobe.d vs. /etc/modprobe.d

2013-01-27 Thread Samuli Suominen
I see a lot of packages installing /etc/modprobe.d when it should be treated like /etc/udev, so only generated files and users own files I'm suggesting converting ebuilds to install into /lib/modprobe.d and then tell users to copy it to /etc/modprobe.d for editing and replacing the run of the

Re: [gentoo-dev] /lib/modprobe.d vs. /etc/modprobe.d

2013-01-27 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 27/01/13 18:00, Rich Freeman wrote: On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: I see a lot of packages installing /etc/modprobe.d when it should be treated like /etc/udev, so only generated files and users own files On a related note, I just noticed

[gentoo-dev] Lastrite: x11-misc/mkxf86config

2013-01-27 Thread Samuli Suominen
# Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (28 Jan 2013) # Uncompatible with current udev and baselayout # Bug 220121 and the ones it Blocks # Removal in 30 days x11-misc/mkxf86config app-misc/livecd-tools-2.0

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

2013-02-03 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/02/13 13:44, Pacho Ramos wrote: Due tester lack of time the following packages are up for grabs: media-libs/libgpod this should have been under the pda herd all along, i'll add the missing herd to metadata.xml thanks!

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in app-emulation/xen: xen-4.2.0-r1.ebuild ChangeLog

2013-02-04 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 04/02/13 16:41, Ian Delaney (idella4) wrote: idella4 13/02/04 14:41:03 Modified: xen-4.2.0-r1.ebuild ChangeLog Log: Added acquired but missed sec patch 2012-5513-XSA-29.patch to set of sec patches in 4.2.0-r1 (Portage version: 2.1.11.40/cvs/Linux x86_64, signed

[gentoo-dev] Package up for grabs: dev-util/dwdiff

2013-02-06 Thread Samuli Suominen
Feel free to grab dev-util/dwdiff if you want. Thanks! Perhaps shell-tools@ herd?

[gentoo-dev] Half of the firmware packages in tree install to wrong directory

2013-02-08 Thread Samuli Suominen
Any objections if I slap a generic package.mask on every firmware package installing to wrong directory? Half of them install to /$(get_libdir)/firmware as opposed to correct /lib/firmware. Most of them are maintainer-needed@ and very old. Then intrested parties get to fix what they want and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Half of the firmware packages in tree install to wrong directory

2013-02-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/02/13 11:06, Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Tomáš Chvátal wrote: 2013/2/8 Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu: I would say that we might want to review linux-firmware, and if the newest firmware _is_ there, just get rid of the split one. That should be probably the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Half of the firmware packages in tree install to wrong directory

2013-02-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/02/13 11:11, J. Roeleveld wrote: Ulrich Mueller u...@gentoo.org wrote: On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Tomáš Chvátal wrote: 2013/2/8 Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu: I would say that we might want to review linux-firmware, and if the newest firmware _is_ there, just get rid of the

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

2013-02-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/02/13 14:15, Alexis Ballier wrote: Dear fellow developers, I didn't find anything to reply directly here, so sorry for stealing this message. I just wanted to point out that people have lately been adding deps like: media-libs/libpng:= dev-libs/openssl:= That is wrong as it

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

2013-02-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/02/13 18:36, Michael Palimaka wrote: Eg. He wrote we should use 'media-libs/libpng:0=', but pre-subslots, the :0 was often (incorrectly?) omitted. I've at least been adding :0 to many packages, openssl, tiff, libpng ... ... pretty much ever since the libpng 1.4 upgrade problem in the

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

2013-02-10 Thread Samuli Suominen
# Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (10 Feb 2013) # The firmware cleanup, part #1. Can be unmasked after # cleaning up the package if it's still needed. # Some of these install to wrong directory, /lib64/firmware # as opposed to correct /lib/firmware # Some of these don't have maintainer

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-wireless/irda-utils: irda-utils-0.9.18-r3.ebuild irda-utils-0.9.18-r4.ebuild ChangeLog

2013-02-10 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 10/02/13 05:08, Mike Gilbert (floppym) wrote: floppym 13/02/10 03:08:22 - insinto /etc/udev/rules.d + insinto /lib/udev/rules.d The udevdir is dynamic, not static, so: inherit udev insinto $(get_udevdir)/rules.d Thanks

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

2013-02-10 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 10/02/13 10:10, Samuli Suominen wrote: # Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (10 Feb 2013) # The firmware cleanup, part #1. Can be unmasked after # cleaning up the package if it's still needed. # Some of these install to wrong directory, /lib64/firmware # as opposed to correct /lib/firmware

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

2013-02-14 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 14/02/13 09:26, Michael Weber wrote: non-multilib/x86 installs to /lib, multilib is linked to /lib. So please, stop using dramatizing this and use it as alibi for your otherwise justified plans. There is no guarantee multilib is linked to /lib whatsoever. Where did you get that idea?

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

2013-02-14 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 15/02/13 00:27, Rick Zero_Chaos Farina wrote: Remove firmware from users systems with no upgrade path and then ask users to file a bug? That's pretty awesome, how can those people file a You have very broken definition of removing/breaking users systems. Masking is not breaking. The

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

2013-02-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/02/13 15:59, Peter Stuge wrote: Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: sys-firmware/iwl3945-ucode I want this installed on my system. sys-firmware/iwl4965-ucode But not this. could we just remove them Please don't. I think it would suck to lose the higher resolution. Having separate

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

2013-02-17 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 17/02/13 12:05, Michał Górny wrote: savedconfig is a cheap hack. It lacks all the features USE flags have. Really. We're talking here about replacing well-organized packages with one cheap hack for the laziness of a few developers. But that's how Gentoo worked for a long time. This is how

Re: [gentoo-dev] New eclass: autotools-multilib-minimal

2013-02-24 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 24/02/13 17:53, Michał Górny wrote: I still try to use plain ebuilds without inheritting autotools-utils.eclass as I usually don't need it, probably others do the same and refuse to have to inherit it only for multilib support :/ How do you plan to solve this problem? You generally have two

Re: [gentoo-dev] New eclass: autotools-multilib-minimal

2013-02-24 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 24/02/13 02:34, hasufell wrote: Some people seem to feel uncomfortable with autotools-multilib, because it depends on autotools-utils. Instead of arguing whether it makes sense or not I'd propose a similar autotools related eclass. I also attach an example conversion of media-libs/libexif

Re: [gentoo-dev] New eclass: autotools-multilib-minimal

2013-02-27 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 24/02/13 16:17, hasufell wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 02/24/2013 11:11 AM, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: On 24/02/2013 11:06, Michał Górny wrote: Then don't put 'autotools' in the name. +1 That would be multilib-minimal.eclass then? Sounds good to me. ABCD

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-mail/mailutils: mailutils-2.99.97.ebuild ChangeLog

2013-02-28 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 28/02/13 13:48, Eray Aslan (eras) wrote: eras13/02/28 11:48:53 Modified: mailutils-2.99.97.ebuild ChangeLog Log: Fix building with ncurses[tinfo] - bug #459526 (Portage version: 2.2.0_alpha163/cvs/Linux x86_64, signed Manifest commit with key

Re: [gentoo-dev] The Gentoo Qt Project wants your help!

2013-03-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/03/13 08:54, Ben de Groot wrote: The Gentoo Qt Project wants your help! sci-calculators/qalculator This project died after the first betas. I propose treecleaning it. We have plenty of more maintained calculators in tree.

Re: [gentoo-dev] The Gentoo Qt Project wants your help!

2013-03-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/03/13 15:08, Tom Wijsman wrote: On Sat, 2 Mar 2013 14:54:22 +0800 Ben de Groot yng...@gentoo.org wrote: media-video/avidemux (bundled libs) I like this application, but am not so sure about maintaining this... =/ Would it be reasonable to create a new package avidemux-ffmpeg in which

Re: [gentoo-dev] The Gentoo Qt Project wants your help!

2013-03-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/03/13 16:35, Tom Wijsman wrote: On Sat, 02 Mar 2013 15:29:38 +0200 Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: The embedded FFmpeg in avidemux is only patched to convert UNIX line endings to DOS line endings to match rest of the avidemux source tree Nope, it does various patches

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

2013-03-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
, nvidia-drivers-313.18.ebuild: + Revert non-maintainer changes per bug #447566. 02 Mar 2013; Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org nvidia-drivers-313.18.ebuild, +files/nvidia-drivers-313.18-linux-3.8+.patch: There was no reason for this commit and for reverting you have to justify your

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

2013-03-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/03/13 09:11, Alec Warner wrote: On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 11:01 PM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: On 02/03/13 18:02, Doug Goldstein (cardoe) wrote: cardoe 13/03/02 16:02:57 Modified: nvidia-drivers-313.18.ebuild ChangeLog Log: Revert non

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

2013-03-04 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/03/13 16:42, hasufell wrote: On 03/03/2013 08:11 AM, Alec Warner wrote: There was a big ole' chat on #gentoo-dev regarding this. My understanding of the summary is that the nvidia-driver Gentoo team only supports kernels that nvidia themselves (upstream) support. The Kernels 3.4 are not

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

2013-03-04 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/03/13 19:24, Ryan Hill wrote: On Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:42:56 +0100 hasufell hasuf...@gentoo.org wrote: What do we have useflags for in gentoo? Not for conditional patching, that's for sure. Yet that is exactly what IUSE=vanilla is designed for... ;-)

[gentoo-dev] About lastriting sys-fs/device-mapper, is that doable?

2013-03-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
Am I right to think we can finally let sys-fs/device-mapper go? Everything up-to-date is already forcing up-to-date sys-fs/lvm2 where the up-to-date device-mapper lives.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in dev-libs/confuse: confuse-2.7.ebuild ChangeLog

2013-03-11 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 10/03/13 20:04, Jeroen Roovers wrote: On Sun, 3 Mar 2013 12:44:18 +0100 Tomáš Chvátal tomas.chva...@gmail.com wrote: If I remember correctly the damn rule is to put it for 30 days into testing, and as you said there was no previous version on arm so users could've reported some issues, i

[gentoo-dev] sys-kernel/mknitcpio could use a maintainer

2013-03-11 Thread Samuli Suominen
mkinitcpio seems to have lost maintainer, and it's badly behind at this point i'm not sure if the latest even works, as ArchLinux has moved to systemd, but it might if nobody steps up, say, before summer or it starts failing otherwise, it'll propably have to be p.masked and lastrited thanks

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

2013-03-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
I'm trying to find a reason to keep this line... SUBSYSTEM==usb, ENV{DEVTYPE}==usb_device, GROUP=usb in /lib/udev/rules.d/40-gentoo.rules we have inherited from older udev, going back some time now # find /dev -group usb -exec ls -l {} + results nothing on every system tested and the

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

2013-03-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/03/13 14:39, Samuli Suominen wrote: I'm trying to find a reason to keep this line... SUBSYSTEM==usb, ENV{DEVTYPE}==usb_device, GROUP=usb in /lib/udev/rules.d/40-gentoo.rules we have inherited from older udev, going back some time now # find /dev -group usb -exec ls -l {} + results

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

2013-03-16 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 16/03/13 19:56, James Cloos wrote: SS == Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org writes: SS # find /dev -group usb -exec ls -l {} + SS results nothing on every system tested :; find /dev -group usb -ls 93030 crw-rw-r-- 1 root usb Mar 15 23:13 /dev/bus/usb/009/001

Re: [gentoo-dev] Make inotify a global USE flag?

2013-03-21 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 21/03/13 12:29, Ulrich Mueller wrote: These packages have inotify as local USE flag: app-editors/emacs-vcs app-misc/recoll app-misc/strigi dev-libs/ecore dev-vcs/git-annex media-sound/mpd net-im/ekg2 net-misc/mediatomb sys-fs/aufs2 sys-fs/aufs3

Re: [gentoo-dev] Make inotify a global USE flag?

2013-03-21 Thread Samuli Suominen
inotify provides notifications for more than just file changes. Samuli Suominen wrote: it should always be enabled with 'kernel_linux' and let the application itself do a runtime check if inotify is available or not I think it's great if you are working on such patches for upstreams! no, i'm

Re: [gentoo-dev] Make inotify a global USE flag?

2013-03-21 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 21/03/13 14:10, Peter Stuge wrote: Samuli Suominen wrote: Samuli Suominen wrote: it should always be enabled with 'kernel_linux' and let the application itself do a runtime check if inotify is available or not I think it's great if you are working on such patches for upstreams! no, i'm

[gentoo-dev] rfc: linux-mod.eclass: review patch for kmod compat

2013-03-22 Thread Samuli Suominen
update-modules is a script in files/ directory of module-init-tools for Linux 2.4, but using 2.4 is not really possible for a long time now without pulling stuff out from CVS Attic kmod doesn't have it the patch drops references to 2.4, modules.d directory, and the /sbin/update-modules

Re: [gentoo-dev] New install isos needed

2013-03-24 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 24/03/13 06:30, Ben de Groot wrote: On 24 March 2013 09:17, Dale rdalek1...@gmail.com wrote: Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Am Samstag, 23. März 2013, 21:40:16 schrieb Markos Chandras: Why not officially recommend SystemRescueCD instead? Looks really bad to recommend another installation

[gentoo-dev] Re: rfc: linux-mod.eclass: review patch for kmod compat

2013-03-24 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 22/03/13 10:23, Samuli Suominen wrote: [ ... ] The patch is committed since nobody objected

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: media-tv/tvtime

2013-03-25 Thread Samuli Suominen
[ ... sorry for stealing this message from the thread, but had deleted earlier ones ... ] There also seems to be issues with tvtime, udev, and /dev nodes for sound, at least according to user(s) here: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-7275100.html?sid=25b9d0f56a586743677d4f3ad7b1ebb9

[gentoo-dev] Minor change in pkg-config behavior, starting with 0.28, late heads up for maintainers

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
This is from Fedora Devel Mailing List. I found it to be news worthy also for Gentoo maintainers. So here it is: snip Remi Collet Fedora at FamilleCollet.com Thu Mar 28 10:39:52 UTC 2013 Previous versions $ echo ==$(pkg-config --cflags-only-I openssl)== == == New version $ echo

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
for looking into it! Title: The new default predictable network interface naming with udev Author: Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org Content-Type: text/plain Posted: 2013-03-29 Revision: 1 News-Item-Format: 1.0 Display-If-Installed: sys-fs/udev-201 If you still have network interface renaming rules

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 12:24, Duncan wrote: Samuli Suominen posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:09:27 +0200 as excerpted: This feature will also replace the functionality of sys-apps/biosdevname which you should uninstall. However, you can still keep using sys-apps/biosdevname if you want. I'd suggest

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 12:46, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: On 29/03/2013 11:26, Samuli Suominen wrote: With the new predictable network interface naming scheme which upstream enabled by default you don't have to rename anymore because the names will be static and not randomly rename when you, for example

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 13:01, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: On 29/03/2013 11:50, Samuli Suominen wrote: Not false, but configurable, and linked from the news item -- nobody stopping you from eg. using MAC addresses instead of PCI slots for defining the names, just like one would have renamed them using MAC

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 13:38, Diego Elio Pettenò wrote: On 29/03/2013 12:29, Samuli Suominen wrote: One you can control, the another you can't. So still not FUD. You do not really control it any more than the kernel. The fact that me and you can edit an udev ruleset to control it, does not mean

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 15:30, Rich Freeman wrote: On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Andreas K. Huettel dilfri...@gentoo.org wrote: Not really. Every time I modified anything in there, it just took a few udev versions and suddenly I was flooded with deprecation warnings a la things work different now, find

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 16:35, Rich Freeman wrote: On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: What do you have there? We cover bunch of those in pkg_postinst of udev already. After a bunch of cleanup (after which I have yet to detect any problems), I have: 70-persistent

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

2013-03-29 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/03/13 18:21, Nuno J. Silva (aka njsg) wrote: On 2013-03-29, Diego Elio Pettenò flamee...@flameeyes.eu wrote: On 29/03/2013 12:34, Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn wrote: Diego Elio Pettenò schrieb: If my desktop only has one Ethernet interface, no matter how many kernel changes happen,

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

2013-03-30 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 31/03/13 04:06, Philip Webb wrote: 130329 Samuli Suominen wrote: Attached new version again, more generic than before. I find this difficult to decipher. Who is it aimed at ? I've just updated to Udev 200 . Following the news item, I renamed /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules

[gentoo-dev] Re: About net-p2p herd status

2013-03-31 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 31/03/13 17:14, Pacho Ramos wrote: Hello Looks like this herd has some unattended bug for a long time (some for some years), and looks not quite active. Is it still active? Should it be dropped in favor of dedicated maintainers for its packages? Thanks I've just added myself back to

Re: [gentoo-dev] bash-3.1 stable

2013-04-02 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 02/04/13 15:25, hasufell wrote: bash-3.1 seems to break ebuild sourcing and is blocked in most package managers. So I was wondering how can it still be stable then or even in the tree? I'd say mask it with a note that this breaks the shit out of gentoo, no matter what PM you use. Otherwise,

[gentoo-dev] libpng 1.6 upgrade and subslotting (and misuse of subslotting when there is also normal slotting)

2013-04-05 Thread Samuli Suominen
libpng 1.6 is in portage, but temporarily without KEYWORDS, pending on testign and this conversion, help would be much appericiated with converting the tree to use automatic rebuilds for the upgrade Because there is binary-only SLOT=1.2 of libpng, none of these are correct: $ grep -r

Re: [gentoo-dev] libpng 1.6 upgrade and subslotting (and misuse of subslotting when there is also normal slotting)

2013-04-05 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 06/04/13 00:17, Pacho Ramos wrote: El vie, 05-04-2013 a las 23:44 +0300, Samuli Suominen escribió: [...] Plus some hundreds are completely without subslotting: $ grep -r 'media-libs/libpng' */*/*.ebuild |grep -v ':.*=' output - http://bpaste.net/show/89268/ Thanks, Samuli Do all

Re: [gentoo-dev] libpng 1.6 upgrade and subslotting (and misuse of subslotting when there is also normal slotting)

2013-04-05 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 06/04/13 00:17, Pacho Ramos wrote: El vie, 05-04-2013 a las 23:44 +0300, Samuli Suominen escribió: [...] Plus some hundreds are completely without subslotting: $ grep -r 'media-libs/libpng' */*/*.ebuild |grep -v ':.*=' output - http://bpaste.net/show/89268/ Thanks, Samuli Do all

[gentoo-dev] Lastrite: sys-kernel/mkinitcpio

2013-04-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
I hope someone will save this thing. I would, but lack of time prevents. # Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org (09 Apr 2013) # Broken. Should be bumped to 0.13.0 but needs a dedicated # maintainer to look after it. See bug #465244. # Removal in 30 days. Use dracut or genkernel instead. sys

Re: [gentoo-dev] [fyi] lddtree magic

2013-04-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/04/13 22:31, Mike Frysinger wrote: i doubt few people have noticed, but i've rewritten lddtree recently in python. i did for speed, for fun, and to add a lot more functionality that would have driven the bash code base to new perverse levels. i've randomly stumbled across places in our

Re: [gentoo-dev] [fyi] lddtree magic

2013-04-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/04/13 23:41, Samuli Suominen wrote: On 09/04/13 22:31, Mike Frysinger wrote: i doubt few people have noticed, but i've rewritten lddtree recently in python. i did for speed, for fun, and to add a lot more functionality that would have driven the bash code base to new perverse levels

Re: [gentoo-dev] [fyi] lddtree magic

2013-04-09 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 09/04/13 22:31, Mike Frysinger wrote: i doubt few people have noticed, but i've rewritten lddtree recently in python. I've opened http://bugs.gentoo.org/465310 for the failing new lddtree.

[gentoo-dev] alsaconf removal?

2013-04-11 Thread Samuli Suominen
alsaconf should die as it's useful only for ISA/PCMCIA and currently broken see, http://bugs.gentoo.org/456214 does anyone have problems with dropping alsaconf and patching the gentoo's alsa-guide.xml to tell users to edit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa directly if they need? udev will autoload the

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in net-print/cups/files: cups-1.5.0-systemd-socket-2.patch

2013-04-11 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 11/04/13 14:05, Fabio Erculiani (lxnay) wrote: lxnay 13/04/11 11:05:05 Modified: cups-1.5.0-systemd-socket-2.patch Log: fix systemd units path variable setup, see bug #465474 (Portage version: 2.2.0_alpha166/cvs/Linux x86_64, signed Manifest commit with key

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in media-libs/id3lib: metadata.xml ChangeLog id3lib-3.8.3-r9.ebuild

2013-05-03 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/05/13 20:33, Justin Lecher (jlec) wrote: jlec13/05/03 17:33:56 Modified: metadata.xml ChangeLog Added:id3lib-3.8.3-r9.ebuild Log: media-libs/id3lib: Fix obsolete macros to work with automake-1.13, #467704; bumped to EAPI=5 and

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in media-libs/id3lib: metadata.xml ChangeLog id3lib-3.8.3-r9.ebuild

2013-05-03 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 03/05/13 20:56, Samuli Suominen wrote: On 03/05/13 20:33, Justin Lecher (jlec) wrote: jlec13/05/03 17:33:56 Modified: metadata.xml ChangeLog Added:id3lib-3.8.3-r9.ebuild Log: media-libs/id3lib: Fix obsolete macros to work with automake-1.13

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in mail-client/claws-mail: ChangeLog claws-mail-3.9.1.ebuild

2013-05-13 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 13/05/13 07:46, Christian Faulhammer (fauli) wrote: fauli 13/05/13 04:46:01 Modified: ChangeLog claws-mail-3.9.1.ebuild Log: move libnotify usage over to notification, forgotten in last commit - $(use_enable libnotify notification-plugin) +

Re: [gentoo-dev] 'Local' USE_EXPAND flags -- aka plugins are not that special

2013-05-30 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 30/05/13 11:58, Michał Górny wrote: Hello, Only replying in behalf of xfce_plugins. Our policy has been always to + enable them by default as they are only used in Xfce specific packages So setting XFCE_PLUGINS= is a way to counter effect that policy This has worked well for us and I

Re: [gentoo-dev] 'Local' USE_EXPAND flags -- aka plugins are not that special

2013-05-31 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 30/05/13 17:25, Rick Zero_Chaos Farina wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 05/30/2013 06:26 AM, Samuli Suominen wrote: On 30/05/13 11:58, Michał Górny wrote: Hello, Only replying in behalf of xfce_plugins. Our policy has been always to + enable them by default

Re: [gentoo-dev] Draft news item: preserve-libs default for portage-2.1.12

2013-06-04 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 04/06/13 03:24, Zac Medico wrote: Yeah. The news item now advises the user that it's a good practice to run revdep-rebuild anyway, just to be safe. And `revdep-rebuild --library libfoobar.so.0` is still useful, unless Portage can replace targeted --library calls too? Just saying I'm not

Re: [gentoo-dev] About lafilefixer removal

2013-06-04 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 05/06/13 00:09, Pacho Ramos wrote: It lacks a maintainer for a long time, also has some opened bugs and I am unsure if it's still needed. I am not using it for months and never saw any problem, also, portage fixes .la files by itself, and paludis people don't approve lafilefixer. Do we still

[gentoo-dev] rfc: [patch]  bash-completion-r1.eclass: add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938)

2013-06-12 Thread Samuli Suominen
what $subject says, add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938) http://bugs.gentoo.org/472938 ie. the pkg-config file shipped *now* in portage is a hack from me to postpone this pretty tired so more eyes is cool

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: [patch]  bash-completion-r1.eclass: add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938)

2013-06-13 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 13/06/13 07:58, Michał Górny wrote: Dnia 2013-06-13, o godz. 01:22:11 Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org napisał(a): what $subject says, add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938) http://bugs.gentoo.org/472938

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: [patch]  bash-completion-r1.eclass: add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938)

2013-06-13 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 13/06/13 09:59, Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Thu, 13 Jun 2013, Samuli Suominen wrote: On 13/06/13 07:58, Michał Górny wrote: Dnia 2013-06-13, o godz. 01:22:11 Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org napisał(a): what $subject says, add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream

Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: [patch]  bash-completion-r1.eclass: add support for pkg-config for migration to the new upstream defined bash-completion directories (prereq for bug 472938)

2013-06-13 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 13/06/13 12:14, Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Thu, 13 Jun 2013, Samuli Suominen wrote: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=472938#c1 I think we should eventually get rid of the eselect module and load everything dynamically. How do you enable and disable completion modules without

Re: [gentoo-dev] Introduce global dmalloc USE flag?

2013-06-24 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 24/06/13 11:54, Gilles Dartiguelongue wrote: Le samedi 22 juin 2013 à 15:48 +0800, Dennis Lan (dlan) a écrit : On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 2:34 AM, Ian Stakenvicius a...@gentoo.org wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 13/06/13 01:05 AM, Michał Górny wrote: Dnia

[gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-commits] gentoo-x86 commit in x11-libs/cairo: ChangeLog cairo-9999.ebuild

2013-06-26 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 26/06/13 16:57, Luca Barbato (lu_zero) wrote: lu_zero 13/06/26 13:57:03 Modified: ChangeLog cairo-.ebuild Log: Update live ebuild (Portage version: 2.1.12.9/cvs/Linux x86_64, unsigned Manifest commit) Revision ChangesPath 1.337

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages up for grabs

2013-07-22 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 21/07/13 13:41, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: Am Sonntag, 21. Juli 2013, 11:10:26 schrieb Pacho Ramos: Due sbriesen lack of time: (...) media-gfx/exiv2 kde team can take this, however we'd be happy about co-maintainers... gnomies? :) You can (or should) add graphics@ as a fallback there

[gentoo-dev] Re: Dropping static libs support from cryptsetup and lvm2

2013-07-30 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 29/07/13 23:57, Pacho Ramos wrote: Hello As discussed at: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=478476 Upstream is dropping static libs from udev and, then, sys-apps/udev is currently reverting that commit downstream (even if upstream says some problems could appear in the future as

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Dropping static libs support from cryptsetup and lvm2

2013-08-01 Thread Samuli Suominen
On 01/08/13 19:11, Luca Barbato wrote: On 01/08/13 17:36, Michał Górny wrote: So esystemd and ekmod now? You know my stance on systemd, for me it is a jumble of bad and interesting ideas not so soundly implemented, I do not have much time or will to play with that thing. kmod on the other

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