List Archive: gentoo-council
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Here is the summary from Thursday's council meeting. The full log along
with the summary will appear shortly at
Areas of responsibility:
AMD64, Secretary to the Gentoo Council
Cardoe: absent, receives slacker mark
dberkholz: proxied by ssuominen
dertobi123: proxied by ulm
tanderson(secretary): physically late, irc client logged everything
- Approve wording of PMS for EAPI 3
This call for approval comes from the perspective that package manager
developers currently do not know the specifics of what to code for
EAPI 3. With this approved package manager developers can write code
and testcases for each feature and know that the specifics of each
feature is final(some features may be removed however).
Approved, EAPI 3 specifications have been merged to the main PMS
repository. EAPI 3 will be tagged when developers are able to use
- Vote on GLEP 54
This vote was called for by dertobi123. The vote was on whether to
approve GLEP 54 conditional on whether GLEP 55 is passed. The reason
for this is that GLEP 54 is unimplementable without the problems
mentioned in GLEP 55 being solved.
Conditionally approved on whether GLEP 55 is approved.
- Vote on GLEP 55
A vote was required on this GLEP since GLEP 54 was already passed
conditional on this vote.
After quite a bit of confusion in the voting(people changing their
votes), a tie(3-3) vote was reached. Therefore, no decision was
reached. This vote will be brought up again next meeting so that
the tie can be broken(hopefully with everyone present).
- Discussion of dropping static libraries automatically.
Peter Alfredsen(loki_val) asked the council to discuss the ability to
automatically drop static libraries from installs and the best way to
The council unanimously voted that developers, at their
discretion, can drop static libraries but it will not be the
default. The council also expressed support for an EAPI 4 proposal
to automatically disable static libraries via configure options.
- Council Election Update
The election team decided to hold elections for the Gentoo Council
from June 1st to June 14th with the voting period running from June
16th to June 30th. Results will likely be announced on July 2nd. The
election officials for this election are NeddySeagoon, rane, and
jmbsvicetto with fox2mike as the infrastructed liaison.