Re: [gentoo-user] Re: --depclean and sys-devel/gcc

2018-08-10 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Aug 10 2018, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 10/08/18 17:01, allan gottlieb wrote: >> If I now upgrade with >> >> gcc-config x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-7.3.0 >> env-update && source /etc/profile >> emerge --ask --oneshot sys-devel/libtool &

Re: [gentoo-user] --depclean and sys-devel/gcc

2018-08-10 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Aug 10 2018, Michael Orlitzky wrote: > On 08/09/2018 10:49 PM, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I run a stable system so am surprised to see that eix reports >> I have gcc version ~7.3.0-r3 installed. (gcc-config -l reports >> that stable x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-6.4.0 i

[gentoo-user] --depclean and sys-devel/gcc

2018-08-09 Thread allan gottlieb
I run a stable system so am surprised to see that eix reports I have gcc version ~7.3.0-r3 installed. (gcc-config -l reports that stable x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-6.4.0 is the active compiler) More surprising is that emerge --depclean --pretend sys-devel/gcc wants to remove everything *except* the

Re: [gentoo-user] how to update python choice

2018-07-26 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Jul 26 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 25 Jul 2018 23:23:18 -0400, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> On Thu, Jul 26 2018, Bill Kenworthy wrote: >> >> > On 26/07/18 09:10, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> I am still using python 3.4, i.e. &g

Re: [gentoo-user] how to update python choice

2018-07-25 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Jul 26 2018, Bill Kenworthy wrote: > On 26/07/18 09:10, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I am still using python 3.4, i.e. >> >> sh-4.4# eselect python show >> python3.4 >> sh-4.4# >> >> sh-4.4# eselect python list >> Available Pyt

[gentoo-user] how to update python choice

2018-07-25 Thread allan gottlieb
I am still using python 3.4, i.e. sh-4.4# eselect python show python3.4 sh-4.4# sh-4.4# eselect python list Available Python interpreters, in order of preference: [1] python3.4 [2] python3.6 (fallback) [3] python3.5 (fallback) [4] python2.7 (fallback) sh-4.4#

Re: [gentoo-user] newuse vs changed-use (and python3_6)

2018-07-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Jul 19 2018, Roger J. H. Welsh wrote: >> emerge --pretend --newuse ... @world >> shows 15 rebuilds while --changed-use shows none. > --changed-use prevents your system from remerging packages > due to USE flag changes upstream (not made by you). > >>eselect python show >>

[gentoo-user] newuse vs changed-use (and python3_6)

2018-07-18 Thread allan gottlieb
I realize just now that one of my machines uses emerge ... --newuse ... and the other uses emerge ... --changed-use ... Both run gentoo stable. I imagine this discrepancy has been there for a long while and to date has caused no particular difficulty. However, today the --changed-use

Re: [gentoo-user] warning (different signature type) when doing ssh

2018-06-25 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Jun 25 2018, Mick wrote: > On Monday, 25 June 2018 10:19:07 BST Marc Joliet wrote: >> Am Montag, 25. Juni 2018, 03:10:57 CEST schrieb allan gottlieb: >> > I have two laptops call them A and B both running gentoo. >> > I recently did on each an emerge

[gentoo-user] warning (different signature type) when doing ssh

2018-06-24 Thread allan gottlieb
I have two laptops call them A and B both running gentoo. I recently did on each an emerge --sync after a long absence. The large emerge --update @world's finally finished on each machine. One new behavior is that If I use the console to log into A and then ssh to B, I get warning: agent

Re: [gentoo-user] slot conflict for media-libs/x264-0.0

2018-06-19 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Jun 18 2018, Mick wrote: > On Monday, 18 June 2018 21:28:38 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Mon, Jun 18 2018, Mick wrote: >> > Hi Allan, >> > >> > On Monday, 18 June 2018 18:52:31 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> On Sun, Jun 17 2018, Mick

Re: [gentoo-user] slot conflict for media-libs/x264-0.0

2018-06-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Jun 18 2018, Mick wrote: > Hi Allan, > > On Monday, 18 June 2018 18:52:31 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Sun, Jun 17 2018, Mick wrote: >> > On Sunday, 17 June 2018 22:04:50 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> (I have been offline for a few months and apol

Re: [gentoo-user] slot conflict for media-libs/x264-0.0

2018-06-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Jun 17 2018, Mick wrote: > On Sunday, 17 June 2018 22:04:50 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> (I have been offline for a few months and apologize if this has been >> covered.) >> >> I had not synced for about 3 months (fear of new, incompatible gnuca

[gentoo-user] slot conflict for media-libs/x264-0.0

2018-06-17 Thread allan gottlieb
(I have been offline for a few months and apologize if this has been covered.) I had not synced for about 3 months (fear of new, incompatible gnucash) but have now done so. Unsurprisingly my normal update world shows many entries and also unsurprising is a blocker (slot conflict). However, I am

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-19 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Feb 19 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:05:37 -0700, the...@sys-concept.com wrote: > >> It is a good point. Why Gentoo developers marked or allow to mark >> gnucash-2.7 branch stable in portage when the developers >> https://www.gnucash.org/download.phtml did not mark

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Feb 19 2018, John Blinka wrote: > On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:40 AM allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: > >> On Sun, Feb 18 2018, Mick wrote: >> >> > On Sunday, 18 February 2018 01:09:36 GMT allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> Specifically ex

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Feb 18 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:51:35 +, Mick wrote: > >> > What I do in the meantime is >> > >> >emerge --update --pretend @world >> > >> > and then manually >> > >> >emerge -1 all packages mentioned except webkit-gtk >> > >> > I do a similar

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Feb 18 2018, Mick wrote: > On Sunday, 18 February 2018 01:09:36 GMT allan gottlieb wrote: > >> What I do in the meantime is >> >>emerge --update --pretend @world >> >> and then manually >> >>emerge -1 all packages mentioned e

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-17 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Feb 18 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:20:26 -0500, John Blinka wrote: > >> > Your best bet is to keyword gnucash-2.7.4, which does use the up to >> > date webkit-gtk. >> >> Tried that and gnucash-2.7.4 (and dependencies) do build without any >> troubles. But

Re: [gentoo-user] webkit-gtk build failure and masking confusion

2018-02-17 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Feb 17 2018, John Blinka wrote: > Hi, all, > > A recent update demanded that I rebuild webkit-gtk-2.4.11-r200. > Unfortunately I cannot get this package to rebuild. > > In my experience, this particular version of webkit-gtk has always > been a very fragile build. I've put way too much

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Trouble using package.provided

2018-02-14 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 14 2018, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 14/02/18 18:44, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I have never needed package.provided before so am probably doing it >> wrong. >> >> There are know bugs I am encountering with >> www-client/chromium-64.0.3282.140 and &

Re: [gentoo-user] Trouble using package.provided

2018-02-14 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 14 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:28:28 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> Rather than facing that msg every emerge and possibly learning too well >> to ignore warnings, I adopted the third remedy and removed the >> package.provided files. &

Re: [gentoo-user] Trouble using package.provided

2018-02-14 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 14 2018, Arve Barsnes wrote: > On 14 February 2018 at 17:44, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> I have never needed package.provided before so am probably doing it >> wrong. >> >> Any help would be appreciated. > > The way I under

[gentoo-user] Trouble using package.provided

2018-02-14 Thread allan gottlieb
I have never needed package.provided before so am probably doing it wrong. There are know bugs I am encountering with www-client/chromium-64.0.3282.140 and net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.4.11-r200 Since each takes a while to build before failing, I would like to stop trying until there is progress on the

Re: [gentoo-user] "systemd sysv-utils blocker resolution"

2018-02-11 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Feb 10 2018, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 10:02 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> On Sat, Feb 10 2018, Rich Freeman wrote: >> >>> >>> Interesting. Does /sbin/reboot exist? >> >> gottlieb@E6430 ~ $ ls -l /sb

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: "systemd sysv-utils blocker resolution"

2018-02-10 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Feb 11 2018, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 11/02/18 02:16, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I have a question on this news item. >> >> I use systemd (gnome3) on a gentoo stable system. >> eix reports that sys-apps/systemd-236-r5 is installed >> >> B

Re: [gentoo-user] "systemd sysv-utils blocker resolution"

2018-02-10 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Feb 10 2018, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 7:16 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> I have a question on this news item. >> >> I use systemd (gnome3) on a gentoo stable system. >> eix reports that sys-apps/systemd-236-r5 is

[gentoo-user] "systemd sysv-utils blocker resolution"

2018-02-10 Thread allan gottlieb
I have a question on this news item. I use systemd (gnome3) on a gentoo stable system. eix reports that sys-apps/systemd-236-r5 is installed But euse -I sysv-utils reports no matching entries found Is something wrong? I do *not* have sys-apps/sysvinit, sys-apps/openrc, or

Re: [gentoo-user] preparing for the "systemd rootprefix migration"

2018-02-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 07 2018, Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 3:28 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> I run a stable system using gnome3 and hence systemd, specifically >> systemd-236-r5. My bootloader is grub2. I do *not* have an EFI >> platform and

[gentoo-user] preparing for the "systemd rootprefix migration"

2018-02-07 Thread allan gottlieb
I run a stable system using gnome3 and hence systemd, specifically systemd-236-r5. My bootloader is grub2. I do *not* have an EFI platform and do *not* have an initramfs. I do *not* have a separate /usr filesystem. The news item says that, in preparation for the 237 release and the likely

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] A little help for non-native English speakers

2018-02-02 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Feb 02 2018, Grant Taylor wrote: > On 02/02/2018 01:03 AM, Neil Bothwick wrote: > >> But its a bad habit which I will never get into! > > Couldn't you have said "…habit that I…" in the fact that you were > referencing a specific habit, not just a generic place holder? > > If I'm

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] A little help for non-native English speakers

2018-02-01 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Feb 02 2018, Peter Humphrey wrote: > I agree. You haven't consulted Fowler though, I see. (Drat! Where's my copy > when I need it?) He says the difference is whether we have a defining > clause. If what follows actually defines the subject of the sentence, use > "that". Otherwise it's

Re: [gentoo-user] chromium build failure

2018-01-31 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Jan 31 2018, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > On Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 1:29 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: > [snip] >> I have two questions, one trivial, one hopefully easy. >> >> 1. (trivial) In your recipe did you mean "rsync", not "

Re: [gentoo-user] chromium build failure

2018-01-31 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Jan 24 2018, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 10:11 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> >> I ran the build failed twice, each time with MAKEOPTS="--jobs=1" and the >> build logs are essentially identical. After

Re: [gentoo-user] chromium build failure

2018-01-25 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Jan 25 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:29:59 -0600, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > >> > I have two laptops with *very* similar gentoo distributions. The >> > newer machine had a successful build first try. The second older (4 >> > years) machine had both failures.

[gentoo-user] chromium build failure

2018-01-24 Thread allan gottlieb
I ran the build failed twice, each time with MAKEOPTS="--jobs=1" and the build logs are essentially identical. After about 12 hours compiling and 36MB of build.log, the error shown below occurs I have two laptops with *very* similar gentoo distributions. The newer machine had a successful build

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: LINGUAS make.conf variable being ignored?

2018-01-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Jan 06 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Sat, 06 Jan 2018 16:00:14 +, Peter Humphrey wrote: > >> I object to that (not you, Neil, some dev or other). I live in England; >> I speak English. People who live in America speak their own version of >> it, adapted from the original. > >

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -e and --resume

2018-01-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Jan 05 2018, Daniel Frey wrote: > On 01/05/18 18:50, allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Fri, Jan 05 2018, Daniel Frey wrote: >> >>> On 01/05/18 13:15, Neil Bothwick wrote: >>>> On Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:00:20 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: >>>>

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -e and --resume

2018-01-05 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Jan 05 2018, Daniel Frey wrote: > On 01/05/18 13:15, Neil Bothwick wrote: >> On Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:00:20 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >>> I am finally moving my production machine the the 17.0 profile. >>> Currently running is >>> >>>

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -e and --resume

2018-01-05 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, Jan 05 2018, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:00:20 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> I am finally moving my production machine the the 17.0 profile. >> Currently running is >> >> emerge -e --keep-going @world >> >> So far

[gentoo-user] emerge -e and --resume

2018-01-05 Thread allan gottlieb
I am finally moving my production machine the the 17.0 profile. Currently running is emerge -e --keep-going @world So far there is one failure (libcryptui, the fix is easy). Am I correct that when the above emerge completes, I should run simply emerge --resume Thanks, allan PS in

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Is gnome becoming obligatory?

2017-12-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Dec 11 2017, Jorge Almeida wrote: > On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: >> >> Just my two cents. I will not answer any reply to my little contribution to >> this thread; > > Good. I can't remember any intervention from you that I would miss.

Re: [gentoo-user] Again, emerge -e @world related questions...

2017-12-04 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Dec 04 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 04/12/2017 17:35, allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Mon, Dec 04 2017, Bill Kenworthy wrote: >> >>> On 04/12/17 17:49, John Covici wrote: >>>> On Mon, 04 Dec 2017 04:26:09 -0500, >>>> Neil Bothwick wrote: &

Re: [gentoo-user] Again, emerge -e @world related questions...

2017-12-04 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Dec 04 2017, Bill Kenworthy wrote: > On 04/12/17 17:49, John Covici wrote: >> On Mon, 04 Dec 2017 04:26:09 -0500, >> Neil Bothwick wrote: >>> >>> [1 ] > > Your system is somewhat broken I think. You need to look at each > package and resolve the problem - possibly stray entries in one

Re: [gentoo-user] problem emerging new stable python

2017-11-29 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Nov 30 2017, Marc Joliet wrote: > Am Mittwoch, 29. November 2017, 22:29:59 CET schrieb allan gottlieb: >> On Wed, Nov 29 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > [...] >> >> Both 6430 and 7450 have the following content in >> >> /etc/portage/package.use/systemd-cr

Re: [gentoo-user] problem emerging new stable python

2017-11-29 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Nov 29 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 29/11/2017 21:48, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I have two systems that are close in both hardware and software. >> >> Today I did eix-sync on each followed by >> emerge --update --changed-use --with-bdeps=y @world >>

[gentoo-user] problem emerging new stable python

2017-11-29 Thread allan gottlieb
I have two systems that are close in both hardware and software. Today I did eix-sync on each followed by emerge --update --changed-use --with-bdeps=y @world On one system (dell 6430) I was presented with many packages to merge python-3.5.4 [ebuild NS] many to reinstall [ebuild R] This

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge firefox-52.4.0 compile failure

2017-10-08 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Oct 09 2017, Grant Edwards wrote: > On 2017-10-09, Grant Edwards wrote: >> On 2017-10-09, R0b0t1 wrote: >> >>> In this case the namespace of the missing declaration is inside >>> Mozilla's, e.g. it is part of Firefox or a closely bundled

Re: [gentoo-user] scary (?) situation with binutils

2017-09-20 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Sep 18 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: > On Mon, Sep 18 2017, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: > >> No need to do anything complicated. Just run >> >> emerge --depclean --ask >> >> and have it remove outdated binutils versions (it will keep the current one,

Re: [gentoo-user] scary (?) situation with binutils

2017-09-18 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Sep 18 2017, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: > No need to do anything complicated. Just run > > emerge --depclean --ask > > and have it remove outdated binutils versions (it will keep the current one, > and also then select it for usage automatically). > > Then all these problems are gone...

[gentoo-user] scary (?) situation with binutils

2017-09-16 Thread allan gottlieb
I am one of the users experiencing the infinite rebuild of binutils bug. Today it took a turn I find worrisome To summarize for months now after every emerge I get !!! existing preserved libs: >>> package: sys-libs/binutils-libs-2.28.1 * - /usr/lib64/libbfd-2.25.1.so *

Re: [gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Sep 07 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: > On Thu, Sep 07 2017, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > >> On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 6:31 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >>> >>> My system runs gnome3/systemd. I use NetworkManager, which is mostly >>&

Re: [gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Thu, Sep 07 2017, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 6:31 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> >> My system runs gnome3/systemd. I use NetworkManager, which is mostly >> working fine. >> >> At work the desired network is

Re: [gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Sep 06 2017, Mick wrote: > On Wednesday, 6 September 2017 22:29:29 BST allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Wed, Sep 06 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: >> > On 06/09/2017 18:31, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> My system runs gnome3/systemd. I use NetworkManager, whic

Re: [gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Sep 06 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 06/09/2017 18:31, allan gottlieb wrote: >> My system runs gnome3/systemd. I use NetworkManager, which is mostly >> working fine. >> >> At work the desired network is named "nyu". The sysadmins say I ne

[gentoo-user] wireless software config problem

2017-09-06 Thread allan gottlieb
My system runs gnome3/systemd. I use NetworkManager, which is mostly working fine. At work the desired network is named "nyu". The sysadmins say I need to change at least one security parameter. When I open the gui it shows the network configuration parameters (by clicking the gear) and lets

Re: [gentoo-user] initial compile time

2017-08-28 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Aug 28 2017, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 2:37 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> On Mon, Aug 28 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: >> >>> I forgot to mention there are things that /significantly/ improve >>> compile tim

Re: [gentoo-user] initial compile time

2017-08-28 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Aug 28 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > I forgot to mention there are things that /significantly/ improve > compile times. Top of the list is /var/tmp/portage on tmpfs. Does this mean that, if the build fails, you build again not on tmpfs so as to capture build.log? thanks, allan

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ruby 22

2017-08-21 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Aug 21 2017, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: > On 08/21/2017 10:13 AM, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> I issued emerge --pretend --verbose --depclean =ruby-2.1.9 >> and the response was >> >> dev-lang/ruby >> selected: 2.1.9 >> protected: no

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: ruby 22

2017-08-21 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Aug 21 2017, Hans de Graaff wrote: > On Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:26:49 -0600, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: > >> I don't believe that will be enough. You should update RUBY_TARGETS in >> /etc/portage/make.conf if you have it set. If you don't have it set and >> are still getting this error, that's a

Re: [gentoo-user] ruby 22

2017-08-20 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Aug 20 2017, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: > On 08/20/2017 08:19 AM, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I am currently running ruby21 (ruby-2.1.9). >> All such versions of ruby are masked so this is clearly a mistake >> on my part. I was alerted to this error by dev-ruby/rdoc-4.2.

[gentoo-user] ruby 22

2017-08-20 Thread allan gottlieb
I am currently running ruby21 (ruby-2.1.9). All such versions of ruby are masked so this is clearly a mistake on my part. I was alerted to this error by dev-ruby/rdoc-4.2.0 failing to build on today's emerge --update @world After I do eselect ruby set ruby22 can I simply emerge --update

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: upgrading to gcc-5 (on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

2017-08-10 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Aug 08 2017, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Tue, 08 Aug 2017 16:38:34 -0400, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> So you propose >> >> # gcc-config x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-5.4.0 >> # revdep-rebuild --library 'libstdc++.so.6' -- --exclude gcc >> # eme

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: upgrading to gcc-5 (on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

2017-08-08 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Aug 08 2017, Nikos Chantziaras wrote: > On 08/08/17 18:13, allan gottlieb wrote: >> gcc-config -l reports >> [1] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-4.9.3 >> [2] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-4.9.4 * >> [3] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-5.4.0 >> >> The news item from 2015-

Re: [gentoo-user] upgrading to gcc-5 (on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

2017-08-08 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Aug 08 2017, John Blinka wrote: >> Is that the entire procedure needed? > > That's what I did a while back. Nothing broke as a result. > > John Thank you john (and todd). I will give it a go. allan

[gentoo-user] upgrading to gcc-5 (on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

2017-08-08 Thread allan gottlieb
gcc-config -l reports [1] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-4.9.3 [2] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-4.9.4 * [3] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-5.4.0 The news item from 2015-10-22 suggests (I have gentoolkit-0.3.3) # revdep-rebuild --library 'libstdc++.so.6' -- --exclude gcc Is that the entire procedure needed? In

[gentoo-user] upgrading to gcc-f (was: chromium 60 build failure)

2017-08-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, Jul 31 2017, Mateusz Lenik wrote: > On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 08:02:34PM +, Grant Edwards wrote: >> ../../third_party/vulkan-validation-layers/src/loader/debug_report.c:50:5: >> note: use option -std=c99, -std=gnu99, -std=c11 or -std=gnu11 to >> compile your code >>

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge update problem with blocking packages

2017-06-14 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Jun 13 2017, Quico Jurado wrote: > Hello list! > > I'm trying to update @world, and I'm getting a problem with blocking > packages which I'm not sure if I understand. It looks like a circular > blocking problem, but not sure. > > Here's what emerge is telling me: > > [ebuild U ]

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: local file containing a web site

2017-06-13 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Jun 13 2017, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Mon, 12 Jun 2017 23:37:22 -0400, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> On Sun, Jun 11 2017, Kai Krakow wrote: >> >> > Am Sat, 10 Jun 2017 12:12:09 -0400 >> > schrieb allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu>: >> >

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: local file containing a web site

2017-06-13 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Jun 13 2017, J. Roeleveld wrote: > On June 13, 2017 5:37:22 AM GMT+02:00, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> > wrote: >>On Sun, Jun 11 2017, Kai Krakow wrote: >> >>> Am Sat, 10 Jun 2017 12:12:09 -0400 >>> schrieb allan gottlieb <

Re: [gentoo-user] local file containing a web site

2017-06-13 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Jun 13 2017, Dale wrote: > allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Sat, Jun 10 2017, Dale wrote: >> >>> allan gottlieb wrote: >>>> I was interviewed and the material was put on a website >>>> (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-all

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: local file containing a web site

2017-06-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Jun 11 2017, Kai Krakow wrote: > Am Sat, 10 Jun 2017 12:12:09 -0400 > schrieb allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu>: > >> I was interviewed and the material was put on a website >> (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-allan-gottlieb-0608). >> >

Re: [gentoo-user] local file containing a web site

2017-06-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Jun 10 2017, Walter Dnes wrote: > On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 12:12:09PM -0400, allan gottlieb wrote >> I was interviewed and the material was put on a website >> (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-allan-gottlieb-0608). >> >> For someone to vi

Re: [gentoo-user] local file containing a web site

2017-06-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Jun 11 2017, Bill Kenworthy wrote: > On 11/06/17 00:12, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I was interviewed and the material was put on a website >> (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-allan-gottlieb-0608). >> >> For someone to view this they need that >&

Re: [gentoo-user] local file containing a web site

2017-06-12 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, Jun 10 2017, Dale wrote: > allan gottlieb wrote: >> I was interviewed and the material was put on a website >> (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-allan-gottlieb-0608). >> >> For someone to view this they need that >> 1. They are on th

[gentoo-user] local file containing a web site

2017-06-10 Thread allan gottlieb
I was interviewed and the material was put on a website (news.mit.edu/2017/reflections-puzzle-keeper-allan-gottlieb-0608). For someone to view this they need that 1. They are on the net. 2. MIT has not removed it. I would like to produce a file containing what is seen when viewing that web

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new hi-res display won't work at top res

2017-05-29 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, May 29 2017, mp wrote: > allan gottlieb wrote: > >> Dell latitude E7450 with intel 915 graphics, gnome 3, systemd. >> >> lspci: >> VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 >> (rev 09) > > I think i965 is the better driv

Re: [gentoo-user] new hi-res display won't work at top res

2017-05-29 Thread allan gottlieb
On Mon, May 29 2017, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: > On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 10:58 AM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: > >> Dell latitude E7450 with intel 915 graphics, gnome 3, systemd. >> >> lspci: >> VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD

Re: [gentoo-user] broadcom-sta for my wireless card

2017-05-24 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, May 24 2017, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 24 May 2017 12:38:29 -0700, Daniel Frey wrote: > >> You can use `eselect kernel set` to change this symlink. In my case, >> using `eselect kernel set 2` will change it to 4.9.16. In your case, >> list the installed kernels and set it to the new

Re: [gentoo-user] broadcom-sta for my wireless card

2017-05-24 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, May 24 2017, Daniel Frey wrote: > On 05/24/2017 11:10 AM, allan gottlieb wrote: >> My older laptop needs broadcom-sta. Back when I bought and setup the >> laptop (kernel 3.18.12), I emerged broadcom-sta and wireless worked. >> >> Now I am upgrading to kerne

[gentoo-user] broadcom-sta for my wireless card

2017-05-24 Thread allan gottlieb
My older laptop needs broadcom-sta. Back when I bought and setup the laptop (kernel 3.18.12), I emerged broadcom-sta and wireless worked. Now I am upgrading to kernel 4.9.16. The kernel boots but no wireless. In /lib/modules/3.18.12-gentoo-3 I have net/wireless/wl.ko. In

Re: [gentoo-user] etiquette on bgo

2017-05-24 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, May 24 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: > I am an emacs user patiently awaiting the stabilization of version 25.1 > on x86. I understand that I can install the testing version. > > On 10 feb Ulrich Müller (gentoo-dev) wrote in bug 608192 (a > stabilization bug) >

[gentoo-user] etiquette on bgo

2017-05-24 Thread allan gottlieb
I am an emacs user patiently awaiting the stabilization of version 25.1 on x86. I understand that I can install the testing version. On 10 feb Ulrich Müller (gentoo-dev) wrote in bug 608192 (a stabilization bug) Arch teams, please proceed On 23 feb arm ppc ppc64 went stable On Since then

[gentoo-user] new hi-res display won't work at top res

2017-05-19 Thread allan gottlieb
Dell latitude E7450 with intel 915 graphics, gnome 3, systemd. lspci: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 (rev 09) I just bought a new dell 34" curved monitor (U3417). It's max res is 3440X2560, but at that res it complains that no signal is coming. It works fine at

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning with HP DJ

2017-05-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, May 07 2017, Philip Webb wrote: > 170506 allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Sat, May 06 2017, Philip Webb wrote: >>> I have an HP printer, which also copies & can scan, >>> but it isn't supported by Sane-backends & would require much work. >> Do you have

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, May 07 2017, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Sat, 06 May 2017 19:22:50 -0400, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> I received many helpful replies, each of which recommend a tool other >> than sane. Is the point that sane can't use the document feeder or just >> that you pre

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, May 06 2017, Adam Carter wrote: >> >> I received many helpful replies, each of which recommend a tool other >> than sane. Is the point that sane can't use the document feeder or just >> that you prefer (or simply have used) other tools. >> > $ qfile /usr/bin/scanimage >

Re: [gentoo-user] new scanner : how to activate for Gentoo : further thoughts

2017-05-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sat, May 06 2017, Philip Webb wrote: > 170506 Mick wrote: >> On Friday 05 May 2017 19:27:47 Philip Webb wrote: >>> There is a pkg media-gfx/iscan-plugin-gt-x820 for a V600 : >>> I could take the V550 back & exchange it for a V600 >>> & try to install Iscan + data + that plugin. >> If you are

Re: [gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-06 Thread allan gottlieb
On Fri, May 05 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: > I have an hp 8600 all-in-one and use net-print/hplip. > Printing is fine. > > I use xsane for scanning, which also works well ... > > ... except I can't figure out how to use the sheet feeder for multipage > scanning. > > I c

[gentoo-user] scanning using the sheet feeder (HP 8600 + xsane)

2017-05-05 Thread allan gottlieb
I have an hp 8600 all-in-one and use net-print/hplip. Printing is fine. I use xsane for scanning, which also works well ... ... except I can't figure out how to use the sheet feeder for multipage scanning. I can select multipage and can the scan each page singly and hit "save multipage file".

Re: [gentoo-user] trusting perl-cleaner

2017-04-16 Thread allan gottlieb
On Sun, Apr 16 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 17/04/2017 01:07, allan gottlieb wrote: >> Am I correct in believing that when perl-cleaner --all, at the end of a >> run, asserts >> >>* It seems like perl-cleaner had to rebuild some packages. >>* &

[gentoo-user] trusting perl-cleaner

2017-04-16 Thread allan gottlieb
Am I correct in believing that when perl-cleaner --all, at the end of a run, asserts * It seems like perl-cleaner had to rebuild some packages. * * The following files remain. These were either installed by hand * or edited. *

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: some capital B blockers in world update

2017-03-16 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Mar 15 2017, Kai Krakow wrote: > Am Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:00:17 -0400 > schrieb allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu>: > >> On Tue, Mar 14 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: >> >> > On 14/03/2017 16:43, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >> I update roughly

Re: [gentoo-user] some capital B blockers in world update

2017-03-14 Thread allan gottlieb
On Tue, Mar 14 2017, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 14/03/2017 16:43, allan gottlieb wrote: >> I update roughly twice a week. On one machine (full output below) I was >> told that libinput and evdev are blocking xorg-drivers >> >> [blocks B ] > ("> x1

[gentoo-user] some capital B blockers in world update

2017-03-14 Thread allan gottlieb
I update roughly twice a week. On one machine (full output below) I was told that libinput and evdev are blocking xorg-drivers [blocks B ]

Re: [gentoo-user] new wireless router

2017-02-09 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 08 2017, the...@sys-concept.com wrote: > On 02/08/2017 07:42 PM, allan gottlieb wrote: >> On Wed, Feb 08 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: >> >>> Our old Linksys wireless router is starting to hang more frequently. It >>> always comes back by cycling t

Re: [gentoo-user] new wireless router

2017-02-08 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Feb 08 2017, allan gottlieb wrote: > Our old Linksys wireless router is starting to hang more frequently. It > always comes back by cycling the power, but it is probably time to > upgrade. > > I am looking at the Linksys EA6900 AC1900 Samar Wi-Fi dual-band router. > It

[gentoo-user] new wireless router

2017-02-08 Thread allan gottlieb
Our old Linksys wireless router is starting to hang more frequently. It always comes back by cycling the power, but it is probably time to upgrade. I am looking at the Linksys EA6900 AC1900 Samar Wi-Fi dual-band router. It is wireless-AC so will be big speed improvement over our wireless G. We

Re: [gentoo-user] preserved rebuild failure with python

2016-12-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Dec 07 2016, Mike Gilbert wrote: > On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 12:30 PM, allan gottlieb <gottl...@nyu.edu> wrote: >> On Wed, Dec 07 2016, Neil Bothwick wrote: >> >>> On Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:54:59 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: >>> >>>> >

Re: [gentoo-user] preserved rebuild failure with python

2016-12-07 Thread allan gottlieb
On Wed, Dec 07 2016, Neil Bothwick wrote: > On Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:54:59 -0500, allan gottlieb wrote: > >> >>emerge: there are no ebuilds to satisfy "dev-lang/python:3.3". >> >>(dependency required by "@preserved-rebuild" [argument])

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