Re: [gentoo-dev] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: New developer William L. Thomson Jr (wltjr)]

2006-09-09 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
, currently in Jacksonville, FL my home town. Don't want to be misleading or anything :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] [EMAIL PROTECTED]: New developer William L. Thomson Jr (wltjr)]

2006-09-09 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 20:06 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Saturday 09 September 2006 19:46, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: Don't want to be misleading or anything :) aka he's a lamer I bet you say that about all the guys that turn ya down ;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: gentoo-x86 commit in dev-db/firebird: ChangeLog metadata.xml firebird-2.0.3.12981.0-r1.ebuild firebird-2.0.1.12855.0-r4.ebuild firebird-2.0.1.12855.0-r5.ebuild

2007-09-22 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
be using instead? I see what your talking about wrt to chroots and etc. Not even sure that's relevant or needed anymore. Was to correct some past issues and hopefully can be removed ASAP. The pkg_config part might remain not sure there. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: gentoo-x86 commit in dev-db/firebird: ChangeLog metadata.xml firebird-2.0.3.12981.0-r1.ebuild firebird-2.0.1.12855.0-r4.ebuild firebird-2.0.1.12855.0-r5.ebuild

2007-09-24 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 14:22 +0200, Torsten Veller wrote: * William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 10:29 +0200, Torsten Veller wrote: * William Thomson (wltjr) [EMAIL PROTECTED]: mkdir -p ${WORKDIR}/../etc \ ^^ What

Re: [gentoo-dev] to patch or sed was - repoman and checking for correct quoting

2007-11-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
commit. Once committed chance of it failing is pretty nill. Not to mention no external files. Less to maintain. less for users to sync, download, etc. It's a really hard call, but for most single line modifications. These days I am really leaning toward sed vs patches. -- William L. Thomson Jr

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: to patch or sed was - repoman and checking for correct quoting

2007-11-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2007-11-10 at 13:45 -0600, Ryan Hill wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: Now I know some will scream, puke, throw up in their mouth, and so on. But seems like sed should have an OPTIONAL argument or etc to tell sed to either fail if it can't make the change anywhere. And/or keep

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gnupg-2 stable plans

2007-12-11 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
IMHO. Last post on this topic, ever for me. It's WAY stupid at this point. The horse has been beaten to death, exhumed, killed again, re-exhumed, mummified, put on exhibit, taken down, killed again, and re-buried :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gnupg-2 stable plans

2007-12-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
then and now, good luck on stabilization ;) That's coming over a year after gnupg-2 was released. Can someone change the freaking broken record ;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gnupg-2 stable plans

2007-12-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
. Which I have done for my desktop use for 6 months now. Masking to use a current version of a package version that will continue to be maintained in the same slot as a newer version is quite stupid. IMHO. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gnupg-2 stable plans

2007-12-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Wed, 2007-12-12 at 11:11 -0500, Doug Klima wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: Why don't you step up and offer to help maintain this? If your asking me, because I am already over committed. I can't be in all places doing all things. Plus in this regard I am just a user, and we should

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] gnupg-2 stable plans

2007-12-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
of how stabilization would be handled, and moving from two slots back to a single. This is purely about robing users of a choice. Deviating from upstream design, and all other distros. Not to mention making things harder than they need to be and slowing things down for year. -- William L. Thomson Jr

Re: [gentoo-dev] The return of the old fart: Mark Loeser (halcy0n)

2007-12-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
hugged a photo, it did not hug back :( Or is it photoshopping yourself into others family portraits ;) Pretty original statement there, followed by some welcome back pun :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Some new global USE-flags

2007-12-23 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
want to push it globally. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Can somebody please fix the gpg1 vs gpg2 hell?

2008-01-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
there :( I'm interested as to how Debian and other distros resolved the issue. Me to :) muttered smart ass voice By providing both! /muttered smart ass voice 1 luv ;) Granted providing both still leaves the issue with gpgme. Damn the upstream, damn them I say. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java

[gentoo-dev] gnupg-1, gnupg-2, gpgme, slight apology

2008-01-09 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
to acknowledge that problem. When people have been pointing it out for over a year :) It's a wonderful mess. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Projects and subproject status

2008-01-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
there. As over all maintenance of openjdk is ALLOT atm due to weekly releases :( -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Projects and subproject status

2008-01-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 22:21 +0200, Petteri Räty wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. kirjoitti: No clue on ETA. I will take a peek/poke at it. I need to double check, but pretty sure icedtea might still need sun-jdk to build. Even if that is not the case, things like the plugin and other non

Re: [gentoo-dev] Projects and subproject status

2008-01-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
to non-native English speakers ( proper English I am ghetto :) ) Weekly I could not commit to, but monthly I don't think squeezing out one article a month will take to much of my time. I can likely spare that and set it aside. Please let me know. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc

Re: [gentoo-dev] gnupg-1, gnupg-2, gpgme, slight apology

2008-01-11 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
box, but do not expect any problems. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] How to get more involved?

2008-01-31 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
-involved.xml -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] How to get more involved?

2008-02-05 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2008-02-02 at 08:54 +0100, Luca Barbato wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/java/getting-involved.xml Maybe could we get it moved on the top level? Sure, there is some Java specific stuff in there. Likely need to remove that first, but is a pretty

[gentoo-dev] OT Florida Linux Show 2008 call for help

2008-02-07 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
-careers_cx_hc_0216cityjobs.html 2. http://www.forbes.com/home/2007/02/15/best-cities-jobs-leadership-careers_cx_hc_0216cityjobs_slide_4.html 3. http://www.forbes.com/home/2007/02/15/best-cities-jobs-leadership-careers_cx_hc_0216cityjobs_slide_5.html -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] global useflags

2008-02-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
descriptions for both shortly ( today for sure as time permits ). java7 might be added in the near future as well. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Keyword amd64 - x86_64

2008-02-21 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
have to make changes there as well. Lots of work for sure. Benefit little if any. No worries here, just wanted to toss it out there. Sorry for repeating this. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] New developer: Ahmed Ammar (b33fc0d3)

2008-03-29 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
had in google development space. It should be hitting an overlay soon, either java-experiment or java-overlay. So for all your open source java fetishes, Ahmed is your man. If that's not throwing him the under the bus and on the barbie afterward. :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/amd64/Java

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

2008-04-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
minutes if that. ( Mostly thinking of myself when I think about re-taking quizzes ;) ) I take it as an all around approach to increased QA. Possible motivator for developer activity with some very reasonable minimum requirements. Surely could have side effects, but not a horrible idea -- William L

Re: [gentoo-dev] New developer : Chris Henhawke (bunder)

2008-04-27 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
believe it took you nine months. ;) How long was labor? I mean the recruiter review? Natural, or breech? Did you go for the epi? =) -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
cases like einfo elog Something einfo Or similar. Could just be a pipe dream, or something that is not practical or feasible to implement. Just a quick thought I had, no ties to it. Toss it in the trash for all I care. :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
than the Foundation to it's members. -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
and separation on paper. In one document :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
:) -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 20:52 -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: I think a more ideal solution, less drastic to implement might be allowing 2 arguments to be passed. So you could do like elog A blank line precedes this one elog A blank line follow this one Actually 3, not sure

Re: [gentoo-dev] OT Foundation - Council was - Nominations for council

2008-06-06 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
is completely and categorically wrong. Provide facts to prove that. -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] OT Foundation - Council was - Nominations for council

2008-06-06 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 14:13 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote: On 15:53 Fri 06 Jun , William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: http://www.freebsdfoundation.org/about.shtml The FreeBSD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the FreeBSD Project. It's clear

Re: [gentoo-dev] OT Foundation - Council was - Nominations for council

2008-06-06 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
more so if other companies are using that as write off as a charitable expenses. IRS will want to compare what they are deducting is showing up on the other end. :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-06 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
the opposite effect. Maybe -b for blank? Or -p for preceding -t for trailing. Which would make one liner elog -pt One line with blank ones before and after -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
, or etc. 1 line of code 3 lines of output, efficient. 3 lines of code, 3 lines of output. Not so much. -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Default blank lines for error, elog, einfo, etc

2008-06-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
thoughts. Which was just to reduce size of ebuilds (slightly), write less code. -- William L. Thomson Jr. amd64/Java/Trustees Gentoo Foundation signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] www-servers/axis - commercial dependencies

2006-12-23 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] www-servers/axis - commercial dependencies

2006-12-24 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 09:53 +0100, Jakub Moc wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. napsal(a): On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 20:20 +0100, Enrico Weigelt wrote: I had some talks w/ tomcat folks Where? Who? Just curious. There, you'll love it :P http://www.mail-archive.com/search?l=users

Re: [gentoo-dev] www-servers/axis - commercial dependencies

2006-12-24 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
For those that just can't get enough around the holidays. On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 10:11 -0500, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: On Sun, 2006-12-24 at 09:53 +0100, Jakub Moc wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. napsal(a): On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 20:20 +0100, Enrico Weigelt wrote: I had some talks w

Re: [gentoo-dev] www-servers/axis - commercial dependencies

2006-12-24 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo standard UIDs

2007-02-01 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
in that direction. Anyone else have info on this? -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] new herd suggestion: religion

2007-02-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
as well? -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] punt raidtools and move people to mdadm

2007-02-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
not already. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Some council topics for March meeting

2007-03-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
as no strikes. (Neutral comment, not on any side) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Little respect towards Daniel please

2007-03-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
new dev ~7months. So please do not set me on fire or stake me. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Little respect towards Daniel please

2007-03-04 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
, and let them come to the realization on their own, that they were wrong. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Java Team March Meeting Highlights

2007-03-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
progress Changes in overlays Split ant stabilization progress Java virtuals Summary of the meeting along with log. http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/java/wiki/March_2007_Summary -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Last rites dev-java/oscore and oscore-bin

2007-03-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
from tree, and added to the Java junkyard overlay :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
on it. Time for others thoughts, much less those that will make it so. Not expecting it to get done or be available any time soon. Would be suffice if they were just accepted and planned for inclusion at some point. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
release page or etc. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
sort of time frame on implementation. Maybe EAPI=1 or beyond. Up to others that would implement it. Just was tossing it out there, providing some feedback. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Fri, 2007-03-16 at 21:23 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Friday 16 March 2007, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: Well that's the problem. When I use say _pre instead of _dev it gives off the wrong impression to users judging package by it's name. Since it's not a pre-release. A user may go

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2007-03-17 at 03:11 +0100, Marius Mauch wrote: On Fri, 16 Mar 2007 18:25:17 -0400 William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hierarchy would be the following snapshot - dev - build - alpha - beta And that's where the problems start. As you said yourself _snapshot

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-17 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
either p.mask, or put in an overlay. Although I feel things tend to get the greatest exposure and chance of user testing and feedback, if it's in tree. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-17 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
has been stable for me. Idea is to find out if it's stable for others as well. So while it's official status cause it to fall into experimental category. Most have no issues, and bugs do not tend to be very obvious or commonly run into. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc

Re: [gentoo-dev] RFC Package name additions

2007-03-17 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2007-03-17 at 14:13 +0100, Carsten Lohrke wrote: On Samstag, 17. März 2007, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: IMHO I think it should be up to the package maintainer how close they want to follow upstream. With regard to development, progress, testing, qa, feedback. I think it's a very

Re: [gentoo-dev] {Guide,Project,Foo}XML too confusing for many devs?

2007-03-26 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
ever tried? No clue on extension, and no I have not tried. Haven't had the need just yet. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Last rites dev-java/datavision

2007-03-27 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
junkyard overlay after 30 days pass. Unless someone cares about this package, needs it, uses it, and/or is willing to patch/updated it. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] New ALSA maintainers

2007-03-27 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
valid reasons, and of course like other things not in kernel. Not much choice there. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] New ALSA maintainers

2007-03-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
. If the driver is aware of all chipset ID's. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] New ALSA maintainers

2007-03-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
kenrel driver sources, or etc for that chipset ID, and go from there :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

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

2007-04-05 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
earlier: - a time frame on moving gentoo-core to public archives ... two years ? That's seems like a reasonable time frame. Any information would be outdated at that time, and not have any effect over current issues. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description

Re: [Off-topic] Re: [gentoo-dev] *DEVELOPMENT* mail list, right?

2007-04-08 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
on list. Please update subject to reflect it being off topic. Like has already taken place with this thread ;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] *DEVELOPMENT* mail list, right?

2007-04-08 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
:) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[gentoo-dev] Last rites dev-util/j

2007-04-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
Last rites for dev-util/j Last upstream release was 0.21.0, released September 24, 2004. The package has been masked, and will be moved to Java junkyard overlay after 30 days pass. Unless someone cares about this package, needs it, uses it, and/or is willing to updated it. -- William L

[gentoo-dev] Last rites net-libs/jaimlib

2007-04-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
Last rites for net-libs/jaimlib Last upstream release was 0.5, released April 26, 2003. The package has been masked, and will be moved to Java junkyard overlay after 30 days pass. Unless someone cares about this package, needs it, uses it, and/or is willing to updated it. -- William L. Thomson

[gentoo-dev] Last rites media-sound/jsynthlib

2007-04-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
Last rites for media-sound/jsynthlib Last upstream release was 0.20-beta, released March, 2005. The package has been masked, and will be moved to Java junkyard overlay after 30 days pass. Unless someone cares about this package, needs it, uses it, and/or is willing to updated it. -- William L

[gentoo-dev] Last rites media-gfx/opcion

2007-04-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
Last rites for media-gfx/opcion Last upstream release was 1.1.1, released April 24, 2004. The package has been masked, and will be moved to Java junkyard overlay after 30 days pass. Unless someone cares about this package, needs it, uses it, and/or is willing to updated it. -- William L

Re: [gentoo-dev] New project: Gentoo Artwork

2007-04-28 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
handing out cds we were burning with hand written labels. So for any events were we give out livecds and etc. Would make a big difference at least in first impressions for many, IMHO. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] dev-db/firebird needs an active maintainer

2007-05-10 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
playing middle man with sekretarz and fb-dev ml. You can email me directly or hit me up on irc to proceed with this. At min would like to get you a copy or etc of what I have so far for 2.0. It's a mixture of the ebuild in bugzilla, and existing 1.5.x ebuilds in tree. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages with same name was - Conversion of Emacs virtual packages

2007-05-16 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
ant or etc. IMHO app-vim/ant should really be app-vim/vim-ant or something other than just ant. Personal pet peeve of some time now, just lacked the occasion to mention it till now ;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages with same name was - Conversion of Emacs virtual packages

2007-05-17 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 08:49 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 16 May 2007 17:23:58 -0400 William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On that note I would hope the vim/vi peeps would rename. app-vim/ant Policy says to go with upstream's naming. This is, after all, why we have

Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages with same name was - Conversion of Emacs virtual packages

2007-05-17 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thu, 2007-05-17 at 16:03 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 17 May 2007 10:59:09 -0400 William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Policy says to go with upstream's naming. This is, after all, why we have categories. Sure, and along those lines upstream seems to call

[gentoo-dev] gnupg2 only vs gnupg-1 gnupg-2

2007-05-27 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
on this. I have done enough on bugs, and me taking this to -dev is my final contributions. I leave it up to others to decide and resolve. I was over my limits months ago on this :) Thanks to all who have made effort to get this resolved or etc. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc

Re: [gentoo-dev] gnupg2 only vs gnupg-1 gnupg-2

2007-06-06 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
solution, and makes our offerings less than all other mainstream distros. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] gnupg2 only vs gnupg-1 gnupg-2

2007-06-08 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
Since no flames were started over something technical. Let me see if I can toss in some gasoline and get the bonfire going. On Sun, 2007-05-27 at 23:30 +0200, Jakub Moc wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. napsal(a): This has sparked the following open bugs, and countless more closed ones

Re: [gentoo-dev] New developer: Ali Polatel (hawking)

2007-06-20 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
for playing chess, it's purpose has already been served, 42. Now nothing left to do but watch TV :) Welcome aboard Ali from Istanbul, not Constantinople. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] New developer: Ali Polatel (hawking)

2007-06-20 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
going to go with ^ student and not stupid :) We will save the stupid till after a few commits ;) Ali, hope you brought your sense of humor with you. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] how to handle sensitive files when generating binary packages

2007-06-20 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
to quickpkg to pull files from live file system, or from defaults stored else where or etc. Although not sure I like that idea due to extra bloat. But that's one of the few downfalls I see to that approach. I am sure others might see some I am not. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc

Re: [gentoo-dev] how to handle sensitive files when generating binary packages

2007-06-20 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
griping in the first place. Which I would assume most don't :) Unless they have to. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations open for the Gentoo Council 2007/08

2007-07-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 01:06 +0100, Christel Dahlskjaer wrote: I'd like to nominate Marien Zwarts (marienz) for the Council 2007/2008. I would second that for sure. I received help form him in #gentoo years before I ever became a dev. Also roger55 helped me out a few times :) -- William L

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-12 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
in any position are allowed to retain all power, privileges and etc after leaving the position. What ever it is. That's not a elitist thing. That's just how things are. Doesn't make one better than another, one first class or another second class. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
on #gentoo-dev? -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Fri, 2007-07-13 at 15:26 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 13 Jul 2007 10:14:00 -0400 William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What makes a developer only -dev list any different than developers only having a voice on #gentoo-dev? The former is where development discussion

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] qmail.eclass draft

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
misunderstanding miss-communication. :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Fri, 2007-07-13 at 10:35 -0700, Chris Gianelloni wrote: On Fri, 2007-07-13 at 10:14 -0400, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: What makes a developer only -dev list any different than developers only having a voice on #gentoo-dev? It is a change from what we have now and all change is bad

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
unsubscribed from lists in the past due to the amount of volume and hardly being able to follow. Pure positive technical development and etc discussions. Just to much ;) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-13 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Fri, 2007-07-13 at 19:51 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 13 Jul 2007 14:44:03 -0400 William L. Thomson Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To future devs and any new contributing users, they will see -dev as a ml for developer interaction. They will see -project as a place

Re: [gentoo-dev] ML changes

2007-07-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
, control, etc any user input. That would effectively cut off any future recruiting efforts. Which is not the idea at all. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations open for the Gentoo Council 2007/08

2007-07-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: ML changes

2007-07-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Sat, 2007-07-14 at 10:25 -0700, Josh Saddler wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: -core Internal Private List, Public R/O after period of time -core Internal Private List, Public R/O after period of time No. -core should not ever be public. It's

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Smoother moderation scheme?

2007-07-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
moderation without completely alienating their communities. With two lists we could potentially reduce a single unified bonfire into two controlled burns :) -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Smoother moderation scheme?

2007-07-14 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
new didn't work as expected or etc. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.22 stable plans

2007-07-31 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
a 2.6.22 kernel. Seems to be for similar reasons as http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=181982 error: linux/ioctl32.h: No such file or directory Not sure if bumping the ati-drivers package will address that. But I could see that potentially being a problem for 2.6.22 stabilization. -- William L

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.22 stable plans

2007-08-01 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
that old either. First time I have had more problems with nVidia vs ATI. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.22 stable plans

2007-08-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 20:09 +0200, federico ferri wrote: William L. Thomson Jr. ha scritto: This is for the very short term. I don't want to maintain a driver for hardware I don't own and never intend on purchasing. Well seems most AMD machines are likely to ship with ATI

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.22 stable plans

2007-08-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
driver for the r5xx stuff called the avivo driver [1]. 1. http://gitweb.freedesktop.org/?p=avivo/xf86-video-avivo.git;a=summary Still leaves a gap, since the open source radeon driver is not fully supporting R3xx to my knowledge much less r4xx. -- William L. Thomson Jr. Gentoo/Java

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2.6.22 stable plans

2007-08-02 Thread William L. Thomson Jr.
in bug #183480 [1] allow one to use the most current ati-drivers with a 2.6.22 kernel. As I am now while I am composing this message. Having applied said patches and bumped ebuild locally. Just needs to happen in tree :) 1. http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=183480 -- William L. Thomson Jr

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