Re: [gentoo-user] {OT?} which fs on 1.8TB partition

2017-10-07 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/6/2017, 2:12:00 PM, J. Roeleveld wrote: > I had a large partition with reiserfs. > Running fsck always failed due to running out of memory. > > Partition was quite a bit larger than 2TB (around 6TB) and contained > a huge (millions) amount of files, > but having an

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT?} which fs on 1.8TB partition

2017-10-07 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/6/2017, 8:53:27 AM, Philip Webb wrote: > 171005 christos kotsis wrote: >> I just noticed that ReiserFS has significant performance >> over ext3, 4 when dealing with small files. > I've long relied on ReiserFS for everything except /boot > & have never had any

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-07 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/7/2017, 12:09:07 AM, Stroller <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: > >> On 6 Oct 2017, at 15:31, Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: >> >>>> Second, do you have rc_sys defined, or are you using auto-detect (is it >>>&

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-06 Thread Tanstaafl
On Thu Oct 05 2017 18:53:37 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Stroller wrote: > I just installed Linode's Gentoo image file in a new VM, and started > using it, so the below are the defaults. Thanks Stroller, I had to somehow use my own Gentoo image when I first

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-05 Thread Tanstaafl
On Thu Oct 05 2017 18:01:01 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: > Second, do you have rc_sys defined, or are you using auto-detect (is it > just commented out)? Oh - and if I were to change this to auto-detect (comment it out), and the VM fa

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-05 Thread Tanstaafl
On Mon Oct 02 2017 13:30:03 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: > Ok, so just got the notice that Linode is discontinuing their support > for Xen, and forcing everyone to migrate their VMs to KVM. Thanks very much to all who replied, two la

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/2/2017, 11:52:21 PM, R0b0t1 wrote: > As long as your kernel has the appropriate drivers (i.e. you didn't > include only the virtualized Xen drivers and left most of the default > options intact) it should boot under QEMU/KVM or even on a bare metal > system. Hmmm,

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/3/2017, 1:27:45 AM, victor romanchuk wrote: > there are two files to change/check before migration > > * /etc/inittab :: console terminal (XEN PV domUs do use hvc console and KVM > VM employ normal linux > console) > > -c1:12345:/respawn:/sbin/agetty 38400

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/2/2017, 4:03:37 PM, Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: > On 10/2/2017, 2:39:51 PM, Stroller <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: >> >>> On 2 Oct 2017, at 18:30, Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: >>> >>> One thing

Re: [gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/2/2017, 2:39:51 PM, Stroller <strol...@stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote: > >> On 2 Oct 2017, at 18:30, Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: >> >> One thing I do seem to recall is there was somewhere that I had to >> define Xen as the virtualizat

[gentoo-user] Linode discontinuing Xen, migrating to KVM

2017-10-02 Thread Tanstaafl
Ok, so just got the notice that Linode is discontinuing their support for Xen, and forcing everyone to migrate their VMs to KVM. Of course this comes at the worst possible time for me, when I'm out of the country, and won't be back before the deadline (the 9th). I have a week, so am trying to do

Re: [gentoo-user] from Firefox52: NO pure ALSA?, WAS: Firefox 49.0 & Youtube... Audio: No

2016-12-21 Thread Tanstaafl
On 12/20/2016 9:33 PM, Rich Freeman wrote: > On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 5:51 PM, Alan Mackenzie wrote: >> systemd is primarily a political project, not a technical one. > What political benefit do I gain from using and maintaining systemd? Interesting that you

Re: [gentoo-user] from Firefox52: NO pure ALSA?, WAS: Firefox 49.0 & Youtube... Audio: No

2016-12-20 Thread Tanstaafl
On 12/19/2016 1:15 PM, lee wrote: > "Walter Dnes" writes: > >> Similarly, the vast majority of home users have a machine with one >> ethernet port, and in the past it's always been eth0. > Since 10 years or so, the default is two ports. Not sure where

Re: [gentoo-user] 2 MTA at the same host

2016-08-08 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/8/2016 1:16 PM, Michael Mol wrote: > A better solution still would likely be figuring out why 2 MTAs are necessary > and figure out how to configure a single MTA to handle the role of both, if > at > all possible. And with Postfix's muli instance support it would be

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: beegfs goes opensource!

2016-02-28 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/28/2016 9:09 AM, Rich Freeman wrote: > I'm not really sure what the "conservative" recommendation. Ext4 (or > even ext3) is the obvious one, but both zfs and btrfs have > checksumming of all data written to disk which is a huge data security > improvement. That is a

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: beegfs goes opensource!

2016-02-28 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/28/2016 4:24 AM, Neil Bothwick <n...@digimed.co.uk> wrote: > On Sat, 27 Feb 2016 22:51:13 -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: >>> I recall a list conversation about this, explaining that it would be >>>> trivial for someone who knows how to do ebuilds, to have their

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: beegfs goes opensource!

2016-02-27 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/26/2016 1:14 PM, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote: > On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 12:48 PM, Tanstaafl <tansta...@libertytrek.org> wrote: >> I recall a list conversation about this, explaining that it would be >> trivial for someone who knows how to do ebuild

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: beegfs goes opensource!

2016-02-26 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/26/2016 12:04 PM, James wrote: > Excellent point about the license. Did the license stop zfs folks > from enjoying zfs? I know the zfs license stops some commercial folks > from deploy/using zfs. And zfs is not a routine choice in the installation > docs for

Re: [gentoo-user] beegfs goes opensource!

2016-02-26 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/25/2016 5:03 PM, James wrote: > Long awaited. > > This smoking hot (many HPC scientist agree) distributed file > system will surely rock the cluster, container and Hi Performance > Computing worlds. [1] Now if I were only smart enough to get this > puppy into

Re: [gentoo-user] Major site redesign, SEO, and 301 redirects

2015-10-01 Thread Tanstaafl
kin...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 01/10/2015 13:35, Tanstaafl wrote: >> Thanks Alan (and everyone else), >> >> One important follow-up below... >> >> On 9/29/2015 8:28 PM, Alan McKinnon <alan.mckin...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> It would be wise to clarify

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Major site redesign, SEO, and 301 redirects

2015-10-01 Thread Tanstaafl
On 9/29/2015 8:02 PM, James wrote: > Another point of concern. When radically changing infrastructure like this, > why not just do the entire thing under a new DNS and have both online for a > while, until the new site if vetted and the actual real bugs worked out?

Re: [gentoo-user] Major site redesign, SEO, and 301 redirects

2015-10-01 Thread Tanstaafl
Thanks Alan (and everyone else), One important follow-up below... On 9/29/2015 8:28 PM, Alan McKinnon wrote: > It would be wise to clarify with the devs exactly what it is they are > looking for. That is the purpose of my upcoming phone call with him. > And overall,

Re: [gentoo-user] Major site redesign, SEO, and 301 redirects

2015-10-01 Thread Tanstaafl
On 9/30/2015 3:36 AM, Mick wrote: > I couldn't agree more with all the warnings that have been posted. However, > it may simply be that they want to build a new website and they want to > redirect your DNS from your currently hosted server to theirs. You mean change

[gentoo-user] Major site redesign, SEO, and 301 redirects

2015-09-29 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, I am not a web (or SEO) guy, but I manage our DNS and have for a long time. The boss has contracted with a web development company to do a full redesign of our website. Our website has hundreds of thousands of pages, and years of SEO behind it. The guys who was her until recently was

[gentoo-user] Git equivalent of pg_dumpall?

2015-09-04 Thread Tanstaafl
Similar to the recent thread on cloning... I don't know and have never even used Git, but I need to get a complete and total backup of an entire Git repository to a single file that can then be cloned into a new git repo on another system. This was for a software project that was being developed

Re: [gentoo-user] Git equivalent of pg_dumpall?

2015-09-04 Thread Tanstaafl
Thanks Rich (& Michael)... Will use git bundle then. Apreciated! On 9/4/2015 6:32 PM, Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote: > On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Michael Orlitzky <m...@gentoo.org> wrote: >> On 09/04/2015 01:09 PM, Tanstaafl wrote: >>> Simil

Re: [gentoo-user] grep -lr ignoring subdirs that start with dot (.)?

2015-04-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 4/17/2015 5:59 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: Since you want to search the entire contents f the current directory, there is no need to pass grep a list of directories (especially not an incomplete list), use grep -lr . Ok, thanks Neil, but this is still not what I'm looking

[gentoo-user] grep -lr ignoring subdirs that start with dot (.)?

2015-04-17 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, Ok, this is driving me crazy... I want to be able to quickly search an entire users Maildir for an email containing a certain string, but output just the filenames WITH THE DATE/TIMEs... So, from the target users top level Maildir: grep -lr searchstring * | xargs ls -lt ^^^ appears to

Re: [gentoo-user] No 'libs' in world file?

2015-03-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/2/2015 6:04 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:14:54 -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: You've been on the list long enough to know how well top-posting is received. Yes, and you've been around the internet long enough to know that there are always exceptoions

[gentoo-user] No 'libs' in world file?

2015-03-02 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, Googling on a minor issue with perl-cleaner after the 5.20 upgrade, I ran across this post: On 2/14/2015 7:39 AM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: Yes, you shouldn't really have any libs in your world file. Any required would be pulled in as dependencies. Is this in fact true?

Re: [gentoo-user] perl-cleaner lerfovers

2015-03-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/2/2015 9:25 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:14:41 -0500 Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 2/14/2015 6:37 AM, bitlord bitlord0...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:13:25 Alexander Kapshuk wrote: 'perl-cleaner --all' generated

Re: [gentoo-user] perl-cleaner lerfovers

2015-03-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2/14/2015 6:37 AM, bitlord bitlord0...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, 14 Feb 2015 13:13:25 Alexander Kapshuk wrote: 'perl-cleaner --all' generated the following output. * Finding left over modules and header * The following files remain. These were either installed by hand * or edited. This

Re: [gentoo-user] No 'libs' in world file?

2015-03-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/2/2015 10:11 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2015 10:05:16 -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: You've been on the list long enough to know how well top-posting is received. Yes, and you've been around the internet long enough to know that there are always exceptoions

Re: [gentoo-user] No 'libs' in world file?

2015-03-02 Thread Tanstaafl
Many thanks to all for the responses, will work on cleaning this up next weekend (don't like doing things like this on a production server during the week)... On 3/2/2015 9:53 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:29:15 -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: Yes, you shouldn't

Re: [gentoo-user] Rkhunter now showing Warnings for two files: /bin/egrep fgrep

2015-01-27 Thread Tanstaafl
On 1/26/2015 5:53 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:27:05 -0500, Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: script: /bin/fgrep: POSIX shell script, ASCII text executable Anyone know if this is due to something changing in Gentoo? Upstream changed egrep and fgrep from binaries

[gentoo-user] Rkhunter now showing Warnings for two files: /bin/egrep fgrep

2015-01-26 Thread Tanstaafl
Hello all, Been on rkhunter 1.4.2 for a while, no changes made to its config file, been running nightly for years without these warnings... I recently did some Gentoo updates after almost 2 months of no updates (was out of town), and now, even after running --propupd, I continue to get these

Re: [gentoo-user] Download of source for file-5.22 blocked by firewall?

2015-01-22 Thread Tanstaafl
On 1/21/2015 4:45 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:58:05 -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: Changed mirror setting in make.conf to: http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/gentoo/ and all is well now... Guess there is a problem with mirror.datapipe? That's why I have

Re: [gentoo-user] Download of source for file-5.22 blocked by firewall?

2015-01-21 Thread Tanstaafl
On 1/21/2015 9:01 AM, Alec Ten Harmsel a...@alectenharmsel.com wrote: On 01/21/2015 08:51 AM, Tanstaafl wrote: From the sync output: Downloading 'http://mirror.datapipe.net/gentoo/distfiles/file-5.22.tar.gz' --2015-01-21 08:49:43-- http://mirror.datapipe.net/gentoo/distfiles/file-5.22

Re: [gentoo-user] Download of source for file-5.22 blocked by firewall?

2015-01-21 Thread Tanstaafl
On 1/21/2015 11:03 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 1/21/2015 9:01 AM, Alec Ten Harmsel a...@alectenharmsel.com wrote: On 01/21/2015 08:51 AM, Tanstaafl wrote: From the sync output: Downloading 'http://mirror.datapipe.net/gentoo/distfiles/file-5.22.tar.gz' --2015-01-21 08

[gentoo-user] Download of source for file-5.22 blocked by firewall?

2015-01-21 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, Ok, new one to me... I'm performing some updates after a hiatus of a couple of months, and the second package to be installed was file-5.22. I have my firewall locked down pretty tight, controlling even outbound access, and when portage tries to download the source for this file it is

Re: [gentoo-user] Download of source for file-5.22 blocked by firewall?

2015-01-21 Thread Tanstaafl
, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: Hi all, Ok, new one to me... I'm performing some updates after a hiatus of a couple of months, and the second package to be installed was file-5.22. I have my firewall locked down pretty tight, controlling even outbound access, and when

[gentoo-user] Layman - list any/all apps installed from a layman repo

2014-11-26 Thread Tanstaafl
Is this possible? I have two layman repos I have added at some point in time in the past: sunrise, and ultrabug. I'd like to see what, if any packages, I have installed from them, and see if I can remove them and ultimately remove the layman repo. Thanks

Re: [gentoo-user] Layman - list any/all apps installed from a layman repo

2014-11-26 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/26/2014 9:28 AM, Александр Паутов sh2d0...@gmail.com wrote: man eix Ah, I thought I'd need to do this with the layman command. Thanks! -J, --installed-overlay Only match packages which have been installed from some overlay. To get a completely reliable

Re: [gentoo-user] The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/21/2014 2:32 AM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: As long as there are developers willing and able to support OpenRC in Gentoo (and it looks like there are), that will be the case. To make sure that this remains to be true, help them. This is really an incorrect (and even

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 1:00 PM, Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-...@laposte.net wrote: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 12:44:12PM -0500, Tanstaafl wrote: Since OpenRC is the *default* - for now at least - it is *king*, and systemd is the red-headed step-child, and as such OpenRC is and will be 100% fully supported

Re: [gentoo-user] The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 2:02 PM, Marc Joliet mar...@gmx.de wrote: I get the distinct feeling that you two should probably read the LWN article again. No need... This: In the end, it comes down to this: it just is not that important. It is just a system initialization utility. simply proves that the

Re: [gentoo-user] The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 1:07 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: So, don't be surprised if FreeBSD develops something *really* similar (along the lines of the second bullet) to systemd in the future Doesn't matter because: a) it won't be systemd (with all of its warts) b) it won't be

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 2:24 PM, Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: The current Gentoo policy is that maintainers cannot block other devs from adding support for systemd/openrc/etc to their packages if they lack such support. Gentoo policy does NOT require maintainers to support any particular init

Re: [gentoo-user] The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 3:23 PM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: Also, I'll wager it likely won't be implemented in such a way as to be perceived by its user base as being shoved down their throats. Clarification - this reference was actually to the way Debian is handling it, not Gentoo - I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 4:21 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: There is no such thing as the default init system. There is only the one that portage will happen to install should you not specify a preference. Lol! That is what I would call a 'default'...

Re: [gentoo-user] The future of linux, and Gentoo specifically now

2014-11-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/23/2014 3:34 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 11/23/2014 1:07 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: So, don't be surprised if FreeBSD develops something *really* similar (along

Re: [gentoo-user] syslog-ng-3.6.1 nearly no log anymore

2014-11-14 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/14/2014 12:46 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: On 14/11/2014 18:18, Helmut Jarausch wrote: The only unusual message is Systemd is not detected as the running init system; which is true since I still use openrc (but with systemd installed, as well) Could this be the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: udev (viable) alternatives ?

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 9/26/2014 1:04 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: On 25/09/14 22:03, James wrote: I'd be better of with a fresh install of lilblue + musl + eudev is what you are really saying here? that's the only usecase for eudev currently, yes, otherwise you have no reason to switch Hi

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: udev (viable) alternatives ?

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/10/2014 7:30 AM, Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: Well, there are no plans to make udev stop working without systemd as far as I can tell. HOWEVER, there ARE plans to require using kdbus to communicate with udev, and for that to work there needs to be a userspace initialization of

Re: [gentoo-user] udev update

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/10/2014 8:21 AM, Francisco Ares fra...@gmail.com wrote: Checking the news (eselect news read), I see that an upgrade to udev-217 might break firmware loading, so the news tagged 2014-11-07-udev-upgrade says that a kernel = 3.7 should be configured to: CONFIG_FW_LOADER_USER_HELPER=n

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: udev (viable) alternatives ?

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/10/2014 10:48 AM, Samuli Suominen ssuomi...@gentoo.org wrote: I wouldn't worry about it at all, there is no way *sys-fs/udev ebuild* will ever need systemd. There might be a news item later, with instructions on moving to something else, but that's not something we are even planning at

[gentoo-user] Anyone using Veeam to backup Gentoo VMs on vmware hosts?

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
Wondering if this is supported? Thanks

Re: [gentoo-user] Anyone using Veeam to backup Gentoo VMs on vmware hosts?

2014-11-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 11/10/2014 1:21 PM, Jarry mr.ja...@gmail.com wrote: On 10-Nov-14 18:06, Tanstaafl wrote: Wondering if this is supported? It is supported, but not on ESXi-hypervisor (free) anymore. AFAIK only Trilead VM-Explorer works on free-ESXi (and command line tools i.e. ghettoVCB). Cool, thanks

Re: [gentoo-user] alternative kernels

2014-10-31 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/31/2014 3:11 AM, J. Roeleveld jo...@antarean.org wrote: Systemd is, in my opinion, suffering from the same feature-creep as Grub2 does. Grub1 was faster, because it was smaller. But it isn't working propery anymore and Grub2 does its job Eh?? Grub1 doesn't work properly any more?

[gentoo-user] Switch from PORTDIR and PORTDIR_OVERLAY to repos.conf - WAS: Moving the portage tree to /var

2014-10-30 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/29/2014 7:37 AM, Martin Vaeth mar...@mvath.de wrote: The long-term plans are to drop PORTDIR and PORTDIR_OVERLAY completely, the reason being that it is not flexible enough: With repos.conf you can specify details for every repository, you are not even forced to have a *single* major

Re: [gentoo-user] Moving the portage tree to /var

2014-10-27 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/25/2014 12:45 PM, Michael Orlitzky m...@gentoo.org wrote: On 10/25/2014 09:57 AM, Tanstaafl wrote: On 10/7/2014 6:03 PM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: On Tuesday 07 Oct 2014 22:56:28 Mike Gilbert wrote: Quite the opposite. Ideally, you should remove the PORTDIR setting from

Re: [gentoo-user] Moving the portage tree to /var

2014-10-25 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/7/2014 6:03 PM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: On Tuesday 07 Oct 2014 22:56:28 Mike Gilbert wrote: Quite the opposite. Ideally, you should remove the PORTDIR setting from make.conf. repos.conf is the newer, more flexible way to configure it. Unfortunately, that will break some

Re: [gentoo-user] Moving the portage tree to /var

2014-10-08 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/7/2014 5:56 PM, Mike Gilbert flop...@gentoo.org wrote: Quite the opposite. Ideally, you should remove the PORTDIR setting from make.conf. repos.conf is the newer, more flexible way to configure it. Ok, did I miss a news item on this? Is this discussed in detail somewhere?

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: has anyone tried KDE5?

2014-10-05 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/4/2014 1:37 PM, Michael Palimaka kensing...@gentoo.org wrote: The KDE release structure has evolved[1], decoupling the release cycle of the Platform, Workspace, and Applications. This means that there is no longer a single Software Compilation in the same way there was with KDE 4.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: has anyone tried KDE5?

2014-10-05 Thread Tanstaafl
On 10/5/2014 11:01 AM, Michael Palimaka kensing...@gentoo.org wrote: I'd be interested to know what KDE negatives you've experienced/heard in the past though. Bloat, buggy/unstable ever since the move from KDE3 to KDE4 (and never really gotten any better over time), etc... But of course there

[gentoo-user] Pin a package to a binary (quickpkg'd) version?

2014-08-23 Thread Tanstaafl
Is it possible to do this? Thanks...

Re: [gentoo-user] Pin a package to a binary (quickpkg'd) version?

2014-08-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/23/2014 8:16 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: On 23/08/2014 12:34, Tanstaafl wrote: Is it possible to do this? Not directly. I'm assuming you mean packages you built yourself and quick-pkg'ed them, not something available as a -bin Correct... I have buildpkg feature

[gentoo-user] Re: Lots of big updates...

2014-08-11 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/10/2014 11:45 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: I haven't updated in a little while, and am seeing a lot of big updates... The main ones that concern me are: perl (5.16 5.18) Ok, a little experimenting to see if I can stage these updates and just update perl first, I get

[gentoo-user] Lots of big updates...

2014-08-11 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi everyone, I haven't updated in a little while, and am seeing a lot of big updates... The main ones that concern me are: perl (5.16 5.18) mariadb (5.5.37 10.0.12) and of course, I always worry about: glib (2.38.2-r1 2.40.0-r1) glibc (2.17 2.19-r1) Anyone have any warnings/caveats

Re: [gentoo-user] Recommendations for scheduler

2014-08-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/2/2014 5:33 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: I have an unusual boss. He's a business owner and quite naturally profit-driven. He also employs smart people and expects us to maintain systems in-house. He's also a zealous FLOSS fan. So when I present him a price tag for

Re: [gentoo-user] colord failed to upgrade

2014-08-01 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/1/2014 7:53 AM, J. Roeleveld jo...@antarean.org wrote: Snipping emails using a mobile phone on a bumpy road doesn't work... So, you're replying to emails while driving? bites tongue hard bashes knuckles harder Are you insane?

Re: [gentoo-user] colord failed to upgrade

2014-08-01 Thread Tanstaafl
On 8/1/2014 8:42 AM, J. Roeleveld jo...@antarean.org wrote: But I don't drive myself when using my mobile. This is on a bus... Lol... sorry, I never ride a bus so didn't consider that possibility... ;)

Re: [gentoo-user] udev upgrade 208 212-r1, openrc USE flag changed to disabled?

2014-06-15 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/14/2014 7:08 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: The answer is *always in the ebuild and Changelog. I agree that, now that I know what and why, that it didn't rate a news item, but - especially with respect to anything related to the touchy subject of systemd/openrc - some

[gentoo-user] udev upgrade 208 212-r1, openrc USE flag changed to disabled?

2014-06-14 Thread Tanstaafl
Is this right? # eix udev ... [U] sys-fs/udev Available versions: 208-r1^t 212-r1^t ~213^t **^t {acl doc +firmware-loader gudev introspection +kmod selinux static-libs ABI_MIPS=n32 n64 o32 ABI_X86=32 64 x32} Installed versions: 208^t{tbz2}(03:30:13 PM 12/08/2013)(acl

Re: [gentoo-user] udev upgrade 208 212-r1, openrc USE flag changed to disabled?

2014-06-14 Thread Tanstaafl
Thanks Alan, but... On 6/14/2014 10:16 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: On 14/06/2014 15:30, Tanstaafl wrote: This clearly shows the -openrc USE flag being applied. You read it wrong. The USE flag is not being applied it's being removed (the minus -), Well, I did include

Re: [gentoo-user] udev upgrade 208 212-r1, openrc USE flag changed to disabled?

2014-06-14 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/14/2014 1:02 PM, Mike Gilbert flop...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: *Why* was it removed/no longer needed? And why was it needed previously? Read the ChangeLog for sys-fs/udev, specifically the entry on 03 Apr 2014

Re: [gentoo-user] udev upgrade 208 212-r1, openrc USE flag changed to disabled?

2014-06-14 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/14/2014 2:15 PM, Tom H tomh0...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 1:28 PM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 6/14/2014 1:02 PM, Mike Gilbert flop...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: *Why* was it removed

Apologies - WAS: Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd upower

2014-06-08 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/4/2014 9:47 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: You seem to think the Upower devs simply decided to use systemd instead of doing it themselves. In fact, they were always using code, from either systemd or pm-utils. The fact that development stopped on pm-utils is neither the fault

[gentoo-user] udev 208 to 212 update, 2 questions...

2014-06-08 Thread Tanstaafl
Ok, Getting ready to do this update, but the wiki text is confusing... It states: udev 208 to 212 The following special attention is required: snip File /lib/udev/rules.d/80-net-name-slot.rules was replaced with

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd upower

2014-06-04 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/3/2014 1:08 PM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 6/3/2014 11:10 AM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe. The thing is, this is going to keep happening, as more and more infrastructure

Re: [gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/3/2014 3:17 AM, Marc Stürmer m...@marc-stuermer.de wrote: So no loss at all if TrueCrypt would really cease to exist. Which totally misses the point of *how* it happened. But never mind... it was definitely off-topic for gentoo.

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd upower

2014-06-03 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/3/2014 11:10 AM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe. The thing is, this is going to keep happening, as more and more infrastructure migrates towards systemd. Perhaps a news item everytime it happens is unrealistic? Weren't you the one saying that those of us who were

Re: [gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-02 Thread Tanstaafl
On 6/1/2014 1:45 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 01.06.2014 14:31, schrieb Tanstaafl: Wow, I've been mostly offline for a few days, and this morning when playing catch up on the news, learned that Truecrypt, one of my all time favorite apps, is no more. Some links

[gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-01 Thread Tanstaafl
Wow, I've been mostly offline for a few days, and this morning when playing catch up on the news, learned that Truecrypt, one of my all time favorite apps, is no more. Some links of interest: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2014/05/truecrypt_wtf.html

Re: [gentoo-user] boot problems

2014-05-19 Thread Tanstaafl
On 5/16/2014 6:04 AM, Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: Whatever gets rid of LVM is good on my book. I've never understood why people uses it, and in my experience it only brings headaches. One very big reason to have been using it on linux - since it is only relatively recently

[gentoo-user] Heartbleed fix - question re: replacing self-signed certs with real ones

2014-04-16 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, I've taken this opportunity to prod the boss to let me buy some real certs for our few self-hosted mail services. Until now, we've used self-signed certs. My question is, what exactly is the correct procedure for doing this? Also, do I still need to do the step I've been seeing:

Re: [gentoo-user] Heartbleed fix - question re: replacing self-signed certs with real ones

2014-04-16 Thread Tanstaafl
On 4/16/2014 7:14 AM, Matti Nykyri matti.nyk...@iki.fi wrote: On Apr 16, 2014, at 13:52, Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: Or will simply replacing my self-signed certs with the new real ones be good enough? No it will not. Keys are te ones that have been compromised. You need

Re: [gentoo-user] Show ebuild date/time in emerge --pretend output

2014-04-12 Thread Tanstaafl
On 4/11/2014 4:37 PM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:30:43 -0400, Tanstaafl wrote: One of the things I do to minimize getting bit by newly released buggy ebuilds is to wait a few days after a new update is available before updating... Isn't that what

[gentoo-user] Show ebuild date/time in emerge --pretend output

2014-04-11 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, I'm wondering if this is even feasible before I go open a bug/enhancement request for portage for this... One of the things I do to minimize getting bit by newly released buggy ebuilds is to wait a few days after a new update is available before updating... This works well, and

[gentoo-user] emerge ---p --depclean - check me...

2014-04-10 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, I rarely do this (I know, I should do it periodically at least), so I'd like someone to check these... These are the packages that would be unmerged: dev-python/python-exec selected: 1.1 1.2 protected: none omitted: none perl-core/ExtUtils-Command

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge ---p --depclean - check me...

2014-04-10 Thread Tanstaafl
On 4/10/2014 7:21 AM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: Everything else in that list is routine except maybe pciutils and gpm. Add them to world manually if you use those apps Thanks Alan/Tom... Hmmm... what is pciutils used for? From a little googling, it seems like it is a tool

Re: [gentoo-user] Script to tar.tgz /etc, works run manually, broken when run from cron

2014-04-01 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/31/2014 10:43 AM, Daniel Frey djqf...@gmail.com wrote: You need to use the full path to commands in your script or set an environment variable. In my case using full paths to executables was enough. Bingo... thanks Daniel! Now to figure out why one of my remote systems is sending the

[gentoo-user] Script to tar.tgz /etc, works run manually, broken when run from cron

2014-03-31 Thread Tanstaafl
Hi all, Ok, this is really irritating me... I have a script that simply performs some backups. The commands are like this: # perform tar.tgz backup of /etc tar -czpvf $BKUP_DIR_etc/$BKUP_DateTime-dev-ecat-etc.tgz /etc When I run this script manually, it does what it is supposed to, and the

Re: [gentoo-user] Script to tar.tgz /etc, works run manually, broken when run from cron

2014-03-31 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/31/2014 7:13 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:01:48 -0400, Tanstaafl wrote: I have a script that simply performs some backups. The commands are like this: # perform tar.tgz backup of /etc tar -czpvf $BKUP_DIR_etc/$BKUP_DateTime-dev-ecat-etc.tgz /etc When

Re: [gentoo-user] *** STOP misuing this list for personal attacks ***

2014-03-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/23/2014 12:06 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: On 23/03/2014 12:11, Tom Wijsman wrote: On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 04:52:47 -0500 Bruce Hill da...@happypenguincomputers.com wrote: It's my sincere hope that someone's persistence hammered some common sense and email etiquette into

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-03-22 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/21/2014 5:57 PM, Walter Dnes waltd...@waltdnes.org wrote: How does one send email to*THIS* list, without being subscribed in the first place? A bugzilla mailing list is a different matter. I think that is the main and primary point. I loathe lists that allow posts from non subscribers

Re: [gentoo-user] *** STOP misuing this list for personal attacks ***

2014-03-22 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/22/2014 5:06 AM, Dale rdalek1...@gmail.com wrote: Helmut Jarausch wrote: Please don't use this list for personal quarrels of any kind! If someone says something you don't like - just ignore it/him. If someone insults you, reply by personal mail only. If someone says something which

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-03-21 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/20/2014 5:48 PM, »Q« boxc...@gmx.net wrote: Why should Gentoo have a default? Defaults are always a good idea - as long as they are reasonable and rational. ISTM the only good reason is that not having a default would make the documentation a lot more complicated. Documentation,

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-03-21 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/21/2014 7:13 AM, Tom Wijsman tom...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:25:18 -0400 Tanstaafl tansta...@libertytrek.org wrote: On 3/20/2014 4:14 PM, Tom Wijsman tom...@gentoo.org wrote: Tom - please STOP CC'ing me on these emails. I am on the list and don't need two copies. Use

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-03-20 Thread Tanstaafl
On 3/20/2014 4:14 PM, Tom Wijsman tom...@gentoo.org wrote: Tom - please STOP CC'ing me on these emails. I am on the list and don't need two copies. Use 'Reply-To-List' function (or equivalent - or worst case, delete my direct email manually yourself) in your email program.

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