Anthony G. Basile | 31 Jan 22:48 2015

toolchain.eclass: need to revert fixincludes commit

Hi everyone,

We need to revert the following change to toolchain.eclass:

It turns out that bsd and prefix need fixincludes while building gcc 
itself, so disabling their build will make gcc unbuildable on those 
systems.  Only after gcc is built can you dump them.  I did test on many 
exotic systems, but did not look at gentoo/fbsd.

See bug #536878.  Thanks Ryan and Fabian.

I'll revert after feedback.


Anthony G. Basile, Ph.D.
Gentoo Linux Developer [Hardened]
E-Mail    : blueness <at>
GnuPG FP  : 1FED FAD9 D82C 52A5 3BAB  DC79 9384 FA6E F52D 4BBA
GnuPG ID  : F52D4BBA

Agostino Sarubbo | 31 Jan 14:40 2015

about the stable requests

Looks like everyone is file stable requests with own rules or better to say is without common rules.

I'd like to document a sort of best-practice(s) on our wiki.


Who want to partecipate?



Agostino Sarubbo

Gentoo Linux Developer

William Hubbs | 31 Jan 00:06 2015

rfc: news items vs ewarns


as a separate thread from my last message, I would like to pose a

When should ewarns vs news items be used to inform users about changes?
I'm not asking for a policy, just thoughts about when one or the other
should be used.



William Hubbs | 30 Jan 23:22 2015

news item: nfsmount renamed nfsclient


this is covered in the nfs-utils-1.3.1-r1 ebuild by ewarns; however, qa
asked me to write a news item as well, so here it is.

Let me know what you think.



Title: nfsmount service renamed nfsclient
Author: William Hubbs <williamh <at>>
Content-Type: text/plain
Posted: 2015-02-02
Revision: 2
News-Item-Format: 1.0
Display-If-Installed: <net-fs/nfs-utils-1.3.1-r1
Display-If-Installed: sys-apps/openrc

When you upgrade to nfs-utils-1.3.1-r1, you must also upgrade to

As part of this upgrade, the OpenRC service that handles mounting nfs
file systems has been renamed to nfsclient instead of nfsmount, because
it starts the nfs client daemons only, and netmount now mounts the file

If you mount nfs file systems, you should add nfsclient  and netmount to
the same runlevel nfsmount was in before.

If yu are using OpenRC, for more information on NFS file systems, see
the following url:
Andreas K. Huettel | 30 Jan 12:03 2015

Office team needs developer help

Hi all developers, 

The office team (packaging libreoffice and friends) needs your help. While 
both scarabeus and me are happy to do stuff there, we also have other 
projects, and real life occasionally intrudes as well. Which makes maintenance 
a bit "burst-like" at the moment...

So, one or two more *developer* volunteers who help and learn the intricacies 
would be absolutely cool...

We have a very active contributor, whom I am softly but persistently pushing 
to finally start the quizzes (hint hint hint), so in some parts you'd be 
reviewing and proxying. 



Andreas K. Huettel
Gentoo Linux developer (council, kde)
dilfridge <at>

Xavier Miller | 29 Jan 20:58 2015

Re: [gentoo-core] FOSDEM Dinner 2015


Since the 1st place was not able to get a group of 30 people, I had to
take an other place in a hurry.

After calling many restaurants and snacks, I finally found: "Wok n'
Roll", a Viet/Thai restaurant near the FOSDEM place. I reserved for 30

They propose a menu at 21 EUR : soup + starter + main dish + dessert.
Drinks not included.

In order to be well served, they ask us to send them our choice
in the menu
I know this will not be easy because those who will come without
reservation, but we can take an assortiment and distribute.

The choices are:
-- 8< -- 8< -- 8< -- 8< --8< -- 8< --8< -- 8< --
1. Soups choice (choose 1 in 2)

- 09 Soup lobster ravioli and glazed pork
- 06 TOM YAM KUNG - Soup Thai Spiced prawns with lemongrass and galangal

2. Input choice (choose 1 in 3)

- 36 (Cool) Chicken Salad Thai way
- Special (Warm) 2 pieces of scampi coated with young rice crispy spring
- 25 (Warm) 3 steamed Scampi

3. Main course (choose 1 in 3)

- 68 Beef curry, Thai eggplant and coconut milk
- 48 Grilled chicken with coconut milk
- 85 Scampi curry, Thai eggplant and coconut milk

4. Desserts (choose 1 in 3)

- Apple fritters with vanilla ice cream
- Coconut fritters with vanilla ice cream
- Coupe Dame Blanche (ice vanillle + chocolate sauce)
-- 8< -- 8< -- 8< -- 8< --8< -- 8< --8< -- 8< --

If you come, would you like send me your choice for friday noon (CET)?
I will then extrapolate the replies to get 30 people.

See you at saturday,
Xavier Miller.

Toralf Förster | 29 Jan 16:02 2015

[PATCH] pym/portage/ let slackers copy+paste the news read command

Signed-off-by: Toralf Förster <toralf.foerster <at>>
 pym/portage/ | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/pym/portage/ b/pym/portage/
index 2c45f85..c5aa2b5 100644
--- a/pym/portage/
+++ b/pym/portage/
 <at>  <at>  -421,5 +421,5  <at>  <at>  def display_news_notifications(news_counts):

 	if newsReaderDisplay:
 		print(colorize("WARN", " *"), end=' ')
-		print("Use " + colorize("GOOD", "eselect news") + " to read news items.")
+		print("Use " + colorize("GOOD", "eselect news read new") + " to read new items.")


Chris Brannon | 29 Jan 03:34 2015


Hi all,

I've been here for a couple years now, and I've lost interest to the
point that I'm not doing a very good job of keeping my own system up to
date, much less maintaining ebuilds.  That isn't fair to anyone at all.
It's time for me to move on.
Gentoo is a great distro.  I've met plenty of awesome, smart people
around here, and I've learned a lot from my Gentoo experience.
Thanks, and so long.
Best wishes to the Gentoo community for 2015 and beyond.

-- Chris

Johannes Huber | 26 Jan 20:40 2015

Last rites: kde-misc/kio-ftps

# Johannes Huber <johu <at>> (26 Jan 2015)
# Masked for removal in 30 days, bug #537746.
# Superseded by kde-base/kdebase-kioslaves ages ago.


Johannes Huber (johu)
Gentoo Linux Developer / KDE Team
Robin H. Johnson | 26 Jan 01:05 2015

Automated Package Removal and Addition Tracker, for the week ending 2015-01-25 23:59 UTC

The attached list notes all of the packages that were added or removed
from the tree, for the week ending 2015-01-25 23:59 UTC.

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dev-ruby/gem_plugin                           	2015-01-21 05:06:43	mrueg
dev-ruby/directory_watcher                    	2015-01-21 05:07:06	mrueg
dev-ruby/awesome_nested_set                   	2015-01-21 05:07:35	mrueg

net-analyzer/apinger                          	2015-01-19 19:26:14	jer
dev-lang/go-bootstrap                         	2015-01-20 03:39:35	williamh
media-plugins/vdr-satip                       	2015-01-20 11:40:00	hd_brummy
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dev-perl/DateTime-Tiny                        	2015-01-20 13:30:09	chainsaw
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dev-python/paramunittest                      	2015-01-21 23:04:03	alunduil
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sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-climatology    	2015-01-21 23:26:57	mschiff
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sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-ocpndebugger   	2015-01-21 23:29:16	mschiff
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-statusbar      	2015-01-21 23:29:52	mschiff
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-weatherfax     	2015-01-21 23:30:27	mschiff
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dev-python/elasticsearch-py                   	2015-01-22 14:54:13	vapier
dev-php/ming-php                              	2015-01-22 17:25:49	grknight
app-portage/cpuinfo2cpuflags                  	2015-01-23 23:09:54	mgorny
dev-ruby/spy                                  	2015-01-24 22:36:31	mrueg
dev-ruby/power_assert                         	2015-01-25 07:28:30	graaff
dev-ruby/vcr                                  	2015-01-25 09:39:27	graaff

Robin Hugh Johnson
Gentoo Linux Developer
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GnuPG FP   : 11AC BA4F 4778 E3F6 E4ED  F38E B27B 944E 3488 4E85
Removed Packages:
dev-ruby/tmail,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:05:30
dev-ruby/refe,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:05:57
dev-ruby/mysql-ruby,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:06:19
dev-ruby/gem_plugin,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:06:43
dev-ruby/directory_watcher,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:07:06
dev-ruby/awesome_nested_set,removed,mrueg,2015-01-21 05:07:35
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dev-lang/go-bootstrap,added,williamh,2015-01-20 03:39:35
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dev-perl/Data-Types,added,chainsaw,2015-01-20 13:21:40
dev-perl/DateTime-Tiny,added,chainsaw,2015-01-20 13:30:09
dev-perl/MongoDB,added,chainsaw,2015-01-20 14:32:34
dev-python/paramunittest,added,alunduil,2015-01-21 23:04:03
dev-python/mando,added,alunduil,2015-01-21 23:07:06
dev-python/radon,added,alunduil,2015-01-21 23:09:00
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-br24radar,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:19:37
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-climatology,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:26:57
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-launcher,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:27:29
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-logbookkonni,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:28:01
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-objsearch,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:28:38
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-ocpndebugger,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:29:16
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-statusbar,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:29:52
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-weatherfax,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:30:27
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-weather_routing,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:31:05
sci-geosciences/opencpn-plugin-wmm,added,mschiff,2015-01-21 23:31:38
dev-python/elasticsearch-py,added,vapier,2015-01-22 14:54:13
dev-php/ming-php,added,grknight,2015-01-22 17:25:49
app-portage/cpuinfo2cpuflags,added,mgorny,2015-01-23 23:09:54
dev-ruby/spy,added,mrueg,2015-01-24 22:36:31
dev-ruby/power_assert,added,graaff,2015-01-25 07:28:30
dev-ruby/vcr,added,graaff,2015-01-25 09:39:27
Tom Gall | 25 Jan 03:57 2015


Hi All,

This is sort of a CFP in some ways but not quite that formal. I’ve been throttled back on arm64 for a bit as the
hardware I’ve had access to has all been painfully remote and configured in ways that was less than
optimal for massive key wording efforts.

That’s about to change. 

So if there are others out there who have the same interest be great to coordinate efforts and get this moving
along so we have arm64 stages and start to pull together install instructions for the varies pieces of
hardware starting to show up.