Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
Hallo, wie Du vielleicht an meiner e-mail erkennst (am Namen) ... meine Muttersprache ist Deutsch. ;-))) Hi, as you possibly recognize by my e-mail (the name) ... my native language is German ;-))) I got a PB installation and there is some doc about the (programming) language in the tar ball.

RE: [gentoo-user] VMWare?

2005-08-24 Thread Daevid Vincent
This is exactly what I do. I run VMWare on XP and I just use the raw partition for gentoo. The beauty is that when I really need to be native in gentoo for some reason (maybe for kismet or something hardware related), I just dual-boot into it. It's very slick. And it's pretty f'n awesome to be

Re: [gentoo-user] Flash MX 2004

2005-08-24 Thread Zeksers
Ian K wrote: Hey all, Has anyone been able to get the trial working under Wine? Also, because I would use it under Wine, would it be easy to uninstall the trial and re install it after 30 days? :) Ian I don't know but maybe this will help http://frankscorner.org/index.php?p=flashmx --

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
Hmmm, a game IS an application (for gaming purposes) ;-)) Fast scrolling and all of this stuff isn't made by PB but by library routines (SDL on Linux). So every (I mean EVERY) language should handle this if the system does it handle. By the way, we definitely can change the programming language

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Michael Crute wrote: Or you could use http://packages.gentoo.org/ or http://gentoo-portage.com both of which tend to provide decent information about the packages in portage. -Mike Well, first of all, top-posting sucks, especially in a thread

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonas Geiregat
Matan Peled wrote: Well, first of all, top-posting sucks, especially in a thread which has already begun as bottom-posting. What are you talking about ? Second, the whole idea is to do this for non-connected systems. Meaning, a solution not involving the Internet... =) If you're

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Frank Schafer wrote: Hmmm, a game IS an application (for gaming purposes) ;-)) Fast scrolling and all of this stuff isn't made by PB but by library routines (SDL on Linux). So every (I mean EVERY) language should handle this if the system does

Re: [gentoo-user] gforce4 and gensplash

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Alexander Kirillov wrote: Hi all, Can I make gensplash to work with gforce4? Thanks in advance, Sasha yes - -- [Name ] :: [Matan I. Peled] [Location ] :: [Israel] [Public Key] :: [0xD6F42CA5] [Keyserver ]

Re: [gentoo-user] More splash problems

2005-08-24 Thread Uwe Thiem
On 23 August 2005 20:14, Holly Bostick wrote: Matthias Krebs schreef: And as someone else mentioned before, vesafb-tng is not a valid kernel parameter, so everything after it is ignored. In what world is this? If you're using vesafb-tng (added to the kernel options by the fbsplash patch

Re: [gentoo-user] More splash problems

2005-08-24 Thread Uwe Thiem
On 23 August 2005 20:14, Holly Bostick wrote: Sorry, forgot this in my other posting. Oh, and btw, Nagatoro... it's silly, but just open up your grub.conf with nano and make sure that some word-wrap somewhere didn't mess up your kernel line. That happened to me a couple of times, and in that

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:13 +0300, Matan Peled wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Frank Schafer wrote: Hmmm, a game IS an application (for gaming purposes) ;-)) Fast scrolling and all of this stuff isn't made by PB but by library routines (SDL on Linux). So every (I

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Frank Schafer wrote: I think SDL has an API, don't you think too? ;) Well, of course. But it wasn't used before, rather PureBasic's one was used. Now we need to use that API (Thats what I meant by Talking to SDL...) - -- [Name ] :: [Matan

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
The code I think is not the problem. But I think it is still a lot of work. By the way I don't like C too much (we had a C Version once and only encountered problems all the time :-( Buffer overflows and all this nice stuff is a big problem of this language!) Maybe a C Fan is reading this and

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
Agreed C IS faster. But no fun at all. Am Mittwoch, 24. August 2005 09:13 schrieb Matan Peled: Frank Schafer wrote: Hmmm, a game IS an application (for gaming purposes) ;-)) Fast scrolling and all of this stuff isn't made by PB but by library routines (SDL on Linux). So every (I mean

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
right, and that means we have to study PB's syntax ... what I'm doing just now if I have some time. PB itself is probably written in C. A compiler with less than 140kB IMHO isn't written in C++. BTW: Have a look at ``strings pbcompiler | more''! It's VEERY interesting. Seems pbcompiler

Re: [gentoo-user] newbie install - emerge: command not found

2005-08-24 Thread Assaf Urieli
Neil Bothwick wrote: On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:52:22 +0200, Assaf Urieli wrote: BTW, /usr/bin doesn't even exist - all /usr contains is lost+found Do you have a separate partition for /usr? If so, is it mounted? What you describe is a classic symptom of installing /usr on its own

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Nick Rout
Markus, you just keep working on the program and make sure you upload it to sourceforge, I'll do the ebuilds :-) On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:06 +0200, Markus Döbele wrote: Okay, but this means to me that it makes no real difference if I upload it to 2 destinations all the time. I am living in

Re: [gentoo-user] newbie install - emerge: command not found

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:32 +0200, Assaf Urieli wrote: Neil Bothwick wrote: On Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:52:22 +0200, Assaf Urieli wrote: BTW, /usr/bin doesn't even exist - all /usr contains is lost+found Do you have a separate partition for /usr? If so, is it mounted? What you

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Frank Schafer
further questions / info. Seems PureBasic is a direct dependency for all programs compiled with it. They will probably use the shared library which comes with PureBasic. I wonder ... There is a static library amongst the PureBasic binary too. Maybe PureBasic compiles the way VisualBasic up to

Re: [gentoo-user] gforce4 and gensplash

2005-08-24 Thread Alexander Kirillov
Can I make gensplash to work with gforce4? yes Hi Matan, That's good news. Thanks. What fb driver are you using? I've tried with vesafb which was working well with my onboard i810 chip without success. Thanks, Sasha -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] Strange udev Error on boot

2005-08-24 Thread Ryan Viljoen
Hi I am getting a strange error on boot when udev runs. Could anyone give me some insight as to what the problem is? Aug 24 12:08:49 [kernel] end_request: I/O error, dev nbd76, sector 4294964992 Aug 24 12:08:49 [kernel] nbd76: Request when not-ready Aug 24 12:08:49 [kernel] end_request: I/O

RE: [gentoo-user] newbie install - emerge: command not found

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Kintzios
-Original Message- From: Frank Schafer [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 24 August 2005 09:59 To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] newbie install - emerge: command not found On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:32 +0200, Assaf Urieli wrote: Neil Bothwick wrote:

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Fernando Canizo
El 24/ago/2005 a las 04:01 -0300, Jonas me decía: Second, the whole idea is to do this for non-connected systems. Meaning, a solution not involving the Internet... =) If you're refering to the fact that the person doesn't have an internet connection when he wants to view this information

Re: [gentoo-user] newbie install - emerge: command not found

2005-08-24 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 10:32:00 +0200, Assaf Urieli wrote: In fact, I'm not even quite sure that I understand the whole concept of mounting... When I type: # mount -t ext3 /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo Does the /mnt/gentoo directory already exist somewhere? If it didn't, I imagine this statement would

Re: [gentoo-user] Downloading packages from a txt file

2005-08-24 Thread Fernando Canizo
El 24/ago/2005 a las 02:36 -0300, Nick me decía: Seriously this time: How about changing your strategy to this: Get a list of the packages you want to update from the target machine. something like: emerge -uDp world|grep ebuild|awk '{print($4)}'packlist take packlist to the

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Nick Rout
Right Markus I have written an ebuild that installs the package and it works, although I am not sure if its how a pro would have done it. It downloads the compiled version 1.0.0 from sourceforge (can't test it on 1.0.1 or 1.0.2 until you put them on sourceforge.) Once you have done that, and I

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Markus Döbele wrote: The code I think is not the problem. But I think it is still a lot of work. By the way I don't like C too much (we had a C Version once and only encountered problems all the time :-( Buffer overflows and all this nice stuff

Re: [gentoo-user] gcc seg faults very often

2005-08-24 Thread Raphael Melo de Oliveira Bastos Sales
I'll test the memory chip on another computer and see if it works... 2005/8/23, Volker Armin Hemmann [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Wednesday 24 August 2005 02:16, Raphael Melo de Oliveira Bastos Sales wrote: Yes, I found a kernel patch that does that. It allocates all the bad memory sectors in

[gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Jarry
Hi, I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users is stored in $HOME/.maildir, not in /var/spool/mail. And each mail is stored as separate file, not all in one file. WHY??? Some mail clients does not look for new mail in $HOME/.maildir with default settings (for

[gentoo-user] font problems after following instructions in gentoo wiki

2005-08-24 Thread Allan Gottlieb
Summary: After following the instructions in the Xorg and fonts wiki the default firefox font is awful (the combination at especially). Workaround is simple; should I file a bug or have I erred? Details: I followed basically all the instructions in the Xorg and fonts gentoo wiki (my files are

[gentoo-user] Problems emerging gcompris

2005-08-24 Thread cothrige
I recently emerged gcompris to see if my Kindergarten son could benefit from some decent Linux apps, but I cannot get it to work. I saw no complaints during the emerge, such as configure errors, but it just goes nowhere. When run I get this: ** Message: gcompris_set_locale '' **

[gentoo-user] Re: Strange udev Error on boot

2005-08-24 Thread Alvin A ONeal Jr
Ryan, Looks like you're using Network Block Devices? Did you mean to do this? If you did, then perhaps the machines which host the nbds are not ready? I don't know much about nbd, just the name really, but that would be my best guess. -- 8^) Laterz- ~Alvin http://CoolAJ86.Havenite.net ---

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Christoph Gysin
Jarry wrote: I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users is stored in $HOME/.maildir, not in /var/spool/mail. And each mail is stored as separate file, not all in one file. WHY??? It's called the maildir mail storage format. I find it very useful, especially with

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Crute
First of all, sorry about top posting that's the way Gmail does it and you cant change the settings. Also if you are looking for a lazy man's way of getting a package description try `emerge -s packagename` and it prints out a lot of information as well as a short description of the package. I

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread David Morgan
On 8/24/05, Michael Crute [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: First of all, sorry about top posting that's the way Gmail does it and you cant change the settings. S**t, look at this. I'm using gmail and not top posting. Just how stupid are you that you can't move the cursor to the bottom of the

RE: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Kintzios
-Original Message- From: Christoph Gysin [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 24 August 2005 15:00 To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ??? Jarry wrote: I'm using sendmail as my mail-server, and I noticed, that mail for users

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Strange udev Error on boot

2005-08-24 Thread Ryan Viljoen
Yeah *blush* in a moments stupidity it would seem that I had compiled it into the kernel. As for suspecting it was udev well that was a wild guess as well as seeing the dev part and the errors occuring after it was started hehe. Anyway I have recompiled the kernel with it removed and its all

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread A. Khattri
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Jarry wrote: Personally I do not see any advantage of it over /var/spool/mail. On the other side, separate partitions for /var (with mail) and /home (with user files) let me define different quotas for mail and files. Well, at least I thought it, until I found out that

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread David Morgan
On 10:39 Wed 24 Aug , Michael Crute wrote: Hey buddy go troll on somebody else's thread. -Mike Seriously, just press the down key a few times before you start typing. -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Daniel da Veiga
You know bud, read some rules, be polite. If you have nothing good to say, say NOTHING!. Do you really THINK before replying? Have you added something to the question? Care more about WHAT people write than WHERE is it written, you'll be more happy. Comments like yours are good for old usenet

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonas Geiregat
Fernando Canizo wrote: El 24/ago/2005 a las 04:01 -0300, Jonas me decía: Second, the whole idea is to do this for non-connected systems. Meaning, a solution not involving the Internet... =) If you're refering to the fact that the person doesn't have an internet connection when he

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonas Geiregat
Michael Crute wrote: First of all, sorry about top posting that's the way Gmail does it and you cant change the settings. Also if you are looking for a lazy man's way of getting a package description try `emerge -s packagename` and it prints out a lot of information as well as a short

[gentoo-user] /dev read,write problem

2005-08-24 Thread Jonas Geiregat
When I startup my system I need to loing as root and run chmod a+rw /dev/* else I have problems login in or starting multiple shells I'm using udev anyone got any idea what could cause the problem ? -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] very OT (was: why gentoo doesn't have long description?)

2005-08-24 Thread Christoph Gysin
Daniel da Veiga wrote: You know bud, read some rules, be polite. If you have nothing good to say, say NOTHING!. Do you really THINK before replying? Have you added something to the question? Care more about WHAT people write than WHERE is it written, you'll be more happy. Comments like yours

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread David Morgan
On 11:57 Wed 24 Aug , Daniel da Veiga wrote: You know bud, read some rules, be polite. If you have nothing good to say, say NOTHING!. Do you really THINK before replying? Have you added something to the question? Care more about WHAT people write than WHERE is it written, you'll be

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:28:08 +0200, Jarry wrote: It's called the maildir mail storage format. I find it very useful, Personally I do not see any advantage of it over /var/spool/mail. On the other side, separate partitions for /var (with mail) and /home (with user files) let me define

Re: [gentoo-user] About firefox

2005-08-24 Thread Luigi Pinna
Alle 03:48, mercoledì 24 agosto 2005, Holly Bostick ha scritto: /opt/firefox/plugins??? How did you install Firefox? Does the -bin ebuild install to /opt (I compile mine)? Even so, it seems weird that the -bin ebuild would have a completely different filetree from the compiled version... the

Re: [gentoo-user] Evolution 2.2.3 Filtering Time (Too Long!)

2005-08-24 Thread fire-eyes
On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 09:06 +0800, W.Kenworthy wrote: 3. use a compound filter rather than separate ones (this assumes there is less overhead doing this - subjectively it does seem quicker) Thanks for the tips. The above one is the only one I don't really understand, can you elaborate a bit?

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Crute
On 8/24/05, Ciaran McCreesh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:| You know bud, read some rules, be polite.There are many who consider top posting to be just about the rudest thing you could possibly do on a mailing list. HTML email is

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Matan Peled
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Michael Crute wrote: On 8/24/05, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You know bud, read some rules, be polite. There are many who consider top posting to be

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread A. Khattri
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Markus [utf-8] Döbele wrote: The code I think is not the problem. But I think it is still a lot of work. By the way I don't like C too much (we had a C Version once and only encountered problems all the time :-( Buffer overflows and all this nice stuff is a big problem of

[gentoo-user] what must be writable by portage

2005-08-24 Thread Konstantinos Agouros
Hello, I have a number of gentoo systems and have a central /usr/portage that's share by nfs. There are also binary packages that are shared and available for all. The nfs-exports are read-only If I set up a new machine and it only has read-only access from the be- ginning I have no problems.

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Crute
On 8/24/05, Matan Peled [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-Hash: SHA1Michael Crute wrote: On 8/24/05, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You know bud, read some rules, be polite.

Re: [gentoo-user] what must be writable by portage

2005-08-24 Thread A. Khattri
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Konstantinos Agouros wrote: I have a number of gentoo systems and have a central /usr/portage that's share by nfs. There are also binary packages that are shared and available for all. The nfs-exports are read-only If I set up a new machine and it only has read-only

Re: [gentoo-user] what must be writable by portage

2005-08-24 Thread A. Khattri
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Konstantinos Agouros wrote: I have a number of gentoo systems and have a central /usr/portage that's share by nfs. There are also binary packages that are shared and available for all. The nfs-exports are read-only If I set up a new machine and it only has read-only

[gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread John Jolet
Can someone point me to a reference that explains how to make your own stage files? It seemed to me that the stage3 stage file was pretty much a bzipped tar file of an installed system. Is this correct, or is there more to it? I've got a working system that I now need to replicate

Re: [gentoo-user] mail in $HOME/.maildir, why ???

2005-08-24 Thread Jarry
Neil Bothwick wrote: You can have maildir and still keep your mail in /var/spool/mail. In this case, each user has a directory in /var/spool/mail. Are you using procmail for delivery? If so, you need MAILDIR=/var/spool/mail DEFAULT=$MAILDIR/$LOGNAME/ at the top of /etc/procmailrc Hm, that

Re: [gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Crute
On 8/24/05, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can someone point me to a reference that explains how to make yourown stage files?It seemed to me that the stage3 stage file waspretty much a bzipped tar file of an installed system.Is thiscorrect, or is there more to it?I've got a working system

Re: [gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread John Jolet
I saw that and it's on my list of things to try, but I need to have this up and running by saturday. That seemed like a great thing, but maybe less simple than just tarring up the package. I definately think something like that going forward would be perfect, but is there a simpler short-term

Re: [gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread John Jolet
My apologies...on second look, this is very close to what I'm looking for, at least for the short term. On Wednesday 24 August 2005 13:57, Michael Crute wrote: On 8/24/05, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can someone point me to a reference that explains how to make your own stage files?

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Uwe Thiem
On 24 August 2005 18:34, A. Khattri wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Markus [utf-8] Döbele wrote: The code I think is not the problem. But I think it is still a lot of work. By the way I don't like C too much (we had a C Version once and only encountered problems all the time :-( Buffer

Re: [gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread Michael Crute
On 8/24/05, John Jolet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I saw that and it's on my list of things to try, but I need to have this upand running by saturday.That seemed like a great thing, but maybe lesssimple than just tarring up the package.I definately think something like that going forward would be

Re: [gentoo-user] stage files

2005-08-24 Thread John Jolet
That's what I was thinkingif you follow the handbook, but just substitute your stage file for the official one, then skip the kernel building and such, and in fact, the grub.conf file would be in the stageyou'd just have to do the grub install. these are all IDENTICAL systems, so this

[gentoo-user] migrating to gcc-3.4.4

2005-08-24 Thread Fernando Meira
I've decided to migrate to gcc-3.4.4, so I've emerged it, and switch the system to use it instead the previous (gcc-3.3.5-20050130). After that I am supposed to update my system packages, so when I run # emerge -va system I get: [ebuild N ] sys-devel/patch-2.5.9 -build -static 197 kB [ebuild N ]

[gentoo-user] /home becoming readonly every night

2005-08-24 Thread Nick Rout
For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find that /home has become readonly overnight. Basically I have to shut down X, manually kill all processes accessing /home and then run umount /home mount /home which fixes it until tomorrow morning. I also tried mount /home -o

Re: [gentoo-user] /home becoming readonly every night

2005-08-24 Thread John Jolet
sounds like a cron job On Wednesday 24 August 2005 14:59, Nick Rout wrote: For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find that /home has become readonly overnight. Basically I have to shut down X, manually kill all processes accessing /home and then run umount /home

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
Yes purebasic is generating assembler code out of its commands. Anders Anderson did the assembler stuff. And he did a quite good job I think :-) Am Mittwoch, 24. August 2005 10:25 schrieb Frank Schafer: right, and that means we have to study PB's syntax ... what I'm doing just now if I have

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
It generates Assembler code. When you use the -c parameter you can have a look at the generated code. You always need fasm to compile your program. Am Mittwoch, 24. August 2005 11:30 schrieb Frank Schafer: further questions / info. Seems PureBasic is a direct dependency for all programs

Re: [gentoo-user] /home becoming readonly every night

2005-08-24 Thread cafairle
Whats your line in fstab for /home? It does sound cron-job like. Installed a cron daemon recently? Check /etc/cron.daily or crontab -l Does ownership change? Permissions? Cheers, Chris Quoting Nick Rout [EMAIL PROTECTED]: For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
I would say writing a game with a scripting language is not possible. Or is there any? Are our machines today powerful enough for that? Java totally sucks! The licence of sun is horrible! And its awfully slow. So I am running short in options... Am Mittwoch, 24. August 2005 14:22 schrieb

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
You should have a look at purebasic. Inline Assembler is possible here too! :-) You are right C is a lot easier than Assembler. But Purebasic is a lot easier that C too :-) Am Mittwoch, 24. August 2005 19:34 schrieb A. Khattri: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Markus [utf-8] Döbele wrote: The code I

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
Sometimes even programming should be allowed to be a bit of fun :-) And the users profit of it too, because my programs there never hangs themselves up! In the C Version we could always game as far as somebody found the bug. The mightiest monster in the Labyrinth :-)) Am Mittwoch, 24.

[gentoo-user] Re: why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Moshe Kaminsky
* Fernando Canizo [EMAIL PROTECTED] [24/08/05 14:07]: El 24/ago/2005 a las 04:01 -0300, Jonas me decía: Second, the whole idea is to do this for non-connected systems. Meaning, a solution not involving the Internet... =) If you're refering to the fact that the person doesn't have an

[gentoo-user] Re: migrating to gcc-3.4.4

2005-08-24 Thread Fernando Meira
Oh.. and by the way, how reliable is this prediction? (...) [ebuild N ] sys-apps/hdparm-5.9 [ebuild N ] sys-libs/pwdb-0.62 Estimated update time: 6 hours, 7 minutes. All system in 6h? It is something like 120 packages..On 8/24/05, Fernando Meira [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've decided to migrate

Re: [gentoo-user] Flash MX 2004

2005-08-24 Thread Ian K
Michael Crute wrote: Yes Flash 5 and I believe that even MX works anything before they started adding activation. Though I believe this is not without its flaws (i.e. I have heard the color chooser crashes the program) in either case it definately works. I ran DW MX under Wine for the

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonathan Nichols
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | You know bud, read some rules, be polite. There are many who consider top posting to be just about the rudest thing you could possibly do on a mailing list. HTML email is worse, but not by much.

Re: [gentoo-user] Flash MX 2004

2005-08-24 Thread Fernando Meira
HI, I'm not bringing help, sorry. Just started using wine few days ago and I was wondering of what to do when an app doesn't work.. I read on the user guide that WINEDEBUG=+loaddll would tell me what dlls are missing.. though I never got any reply from that option. Does it go to any log file or

Re: [gentoo-user] Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Markus Döbele
Okay, I just uploaded the new release to sourceforge. Its version 1.0.2 As always 3 files: binaries as tar.gz, rpm and source as tar.gz. Don't forget to make the highscores.dat writable for the user. And yes, I have to rewrite the waffen (weapons) and zauber (spells) readme's to english. Will

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Holly Bostick
Jonathan Nichols schreef: And it's also the default setting in Thunderbird. I wish they'd change that. Oh, for Pete's sake, you can change that in your Preferences in 5 seconds. Edit=Account Preferences= Compostion and Addressing=Check the box that says If I respond, quote the original text

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Anthony E. Caudel
Jonathan Nichols wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | You know bud, read some rules, be polite. There are many who consider top posting to be just about the rudest thing you could possibly do on a mailing list. HTML

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
On Wednesday 24 August 2005 23:14, Anthony E. Caudel wrote: As a matter of curiosity, why is top posting considered bad form. I'm using Thunderbird and when it views the mail, by default it is at the top. With bottom posting, I have to scroll down to view the post. because, if you quote,

RE: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Dave Nebinger
As a matter of curiosity, why is top posting considered bad form. I'm using Thunderbird and when it views the mail, by default it is at the top. With bottom posting, I have to scroll down to view the post. Because we don't read from bottom up, we read from top down. For example, this

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Ciaran McCreesh
A. Top posting! On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 16:14:08 -0500 Anthony E. Caudel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | As a matter of curiosity, why is top posting considered bad form. I'm | using Thunderbird and when it views the mail, by default it is at the | top. With bottom posting, I have to scroll down to view

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jerry McBride
On Wednesday 24 August 2005 09:14 pm, Anthony E. Caudel wrote: Jonathan Nichols wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | You know bud, read some rules, be polite. There are many who consider top posting to be just

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread David Morgan
On 21:45 Wed 24 Aug , Jerry McBride wrote: For me, top posting keeps me from having to wade through the entire message to Well that wouldn't be a problem if people only quoted the bits of the email that were relevant to their reply. Apparently trimming the other bits is beyond most people

Re: [gentoo-user] Downloading packages from a txt file

2005-08-24 Thread Nick Rout
On Wed, August 24, 2005 11:14 pm, Fernando Canizo said: El 24/ago/2005 a las 02:36 -0300, Nick me decía: Seriously this time: How about changing your strategy to this: Get a list of the packages you want to update from the target machine. something like: emerge -uDp world|grep ebuild|awk

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonathan Nichols
Holly Bostick wrote: Jonathan Nichols schreef: And it's also the default setting in Thunderbird. I wish they'd change that. Oh, for Pete's sake, you can change that in your Preferences in 5 seconds. Uuuh Holly, I'm quite aware of that. It's one of the very first things that I change.

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Jonathan Nichols
For me, top posting keeps me from having to wade through the entire message to get to the new response of the OP. I think most linux nerds (me included) distain top posting because it's the default setting of some email app that runs on the windows OS It's also the default for Gmail

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Anthony E. Caudel
Jerry McBride wrote: On Wednesday 24 August 2005 09:14 pm, Anthony E. Caudel wrote: Jonathan Nichols wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2005 11:57:09 -0300 Daniel da Veiga [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | You know bud, read some rules, be polite. There are many who consider top posting

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: migrating to gcc-3.4.4

2005-08-24 Thread Willie Wong
On Wed, Aug 24, 2005 at 08:30:11PM +, Fernando Meira wrote: Oh.. and by the way, how reliable is this prediction? (...) [ebuild N ] sys-apps/hdparm-5.9 [ebuild N ] sys-libs/pwdb-0.62 Estimated update time: 6 hours, 7 minutes. All system in 6h? It is something like 120 packages..

Re: [gentoo-user] Downloading packages from a txt file

2005-08-24 Thread Willie Wong
On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 09:55:32AM +1200, Nick Rout wrote: On Wed, August 24, 2005 11:14 pm, Fernando Canizo said: The sed part transforms from a list all on one line with spaces separating to a list one per line, ie: url1 url2 url3 to url1 url2 url3 Trouble is this gives a list

Re: [gentoo-user] why gentoo doesn't have long description?

2005-08-24 Thread Matt Nordhoff
On 08/24/05 19:01, Anthony E. Caudel wrote: Yes. However, I understand Hemmann and Nebinger's points. Makes sense in a way. But I don't usually start reading at the top. I usually will have already read previous comments and I just want to get to the latest. Too bad Thunderbird doesn't have

Re: [gentoo-user] /home becoming readonly every night

2005-08-24 Thread Matt Nordhoff
On 08/24/05 15:59, Nick Rout wrote: For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find that /home has become readonly overnight. Basically I have to shut down X, manually kill all processes accessing /home and then run umount /home mount /home which fixes it until tomorrow

Re: [gentoo-user] ebuild for Lost Labyrinth

2005-08-24 Thread Nick Rout
I know I should upload this to bugs.gentoo.org, but as we are in the middle of a thread i thought I'd load it here for anyone interested to try (and to criticise) Please be gentle with me, this is my first ebuild. The ebuild is attached, as is the small startup script. The way it works and

Re: [gentoo-user] /home becoming readonly every night

2005-08-24 Thread Jason Stubbs
On Thursday 25 August 2005 09:13, Matt Nordhoff wrote: On 08/24/05 15:59, Nick Rout wrote: For somewhere between 3 days and a week I have been rising to find that /home has become readonly overnight. Filesystem errors, maybe? That's why I was always getting read-only partitions... Run fsck

Re: [gentoo-user] CD burning with full filenames

2005-08-24 Thread Grant
Hello, does anyone know how to make an ISO and then burn it to a CD with the full filenames preserved? I tried specifying Joliet and Rock Ridge but the output from mkisofs looks like the filenames are being altered. AFAICR none of the available CD filesystems support the full range of

Re: [gentoo-user] ati -- dreaded xf86-ENOMEM error

2005-08-24 Thread Ryan Sims
On 8/23/05, Mark Knecht [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Maxim, An AGP support issue probably. Which kernel are you using? I found that running with a 2.6.12 kernel gave me this error; downgrading to 2.6.11 fixed it. here's a relevant forum topic:

[gentoo-user] Root login, KDE-3.4

2005-08-24 Thread Ted Ozolins
Just completed an emerge -uvD world on all my systems here. The update went extremely smooth, many thanks to the Gentoo developers and package maintainer. Now root is not permitted to login to KDE, which is just fine by me except for login into my lab-rat. My test machine is placed on the net