Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Packages up for grabs -- xmerlin, yoswink, chtekk, omp, tantive, mueli, bluebird, hncaldwell, caleb
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 22:26:58
Message-Id: AANLkTilIUgm5PRaQA6mpYckhpb209LbTlPyflLQfN5lk@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] Packages up for grabs -- xmerlin, yoswink, chtekk, omp, tantive, mueli, bluebird, hncaldwell, caleb by "José María Alonso"
ACK

 I will proceed with masking as soon as possible

Thanks

2010/6/18 José María <nimiux@g.o>

> On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 08:29:01PM +0300, Markos Chandras wrote: > > 2010/6/8 José María <nimiux@g.o> > > > > > On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 06:25:17PM +0200, Jeroen Roovers wrote: > > > > On Tue, 8 Jun 2010 13:14:07 +0200 > > > > José María Alonso <nimiux@g.o> wrote: > > > > > > > > > I would be very pleased to maintain this package: > > > > > > > > > > > app-doc/repodoc > > > > > > > > > Is there any chance I can maintain this package?. What do > > > > > I have to do?. > > > > > > > > You could provide unified patches to the ebuilds to fix the four > > > > outstanding bugs[1] with the package. Someone should CC themselves on > > > > those bugs who has commit access for the thing to work, of course. > > > > Maybe the live (-9999) ebuild could use some work too. > > > > > > > > > > > > Regards, > > > > jer > > > > > > > > > > > > [1] https://bugs.gentoo.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=repodoc > > > > > > > > > > Thank you very much for pointing me in the right direction. > > > I'll begin to work in those bugs. > > > > > > Cheers. > > > > > > Ok, then I won't mask this package for removal ( I was about to do it > right > > now when I accidentally remembered this thread ) for now. If the bugs are > > still unresolved after 30 days I will have to mask it for removal. In the > > meantime, if you have working patches for the repodoc bugs [1], I can > commit > > them for you and proxy this package for you until you gain tree access > > > > [1]: http://bugs.gentoo.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=repodoc > > Thank you for your help in trying to get the app-doc/repodoc package > back to live :-) > > I've found some information on this package: > > 1. I've contacted Fernando Pereda (ferdy), one of the authors of > repodoc. He told me (as expected) that this package is no longer > maintained. He recommends to find out if the translatos are > currently using this package (seems very reasonable). > Besides, the package is not very secure, since it allows to run > commands by using a specially modify doc. > It is slow and the technologies used (bash and sed) are not the > proper ones to manage XML. > > 2. I've pinged the gentoo-translators maillist [1] to find > translators who are using this package. I've got only one > negative answer in a week or so. > > 3. I've taken a look at the package's unresolved bugs: > 197617 - Seems tough to fix, according to yoswink and neysx > comments. > 297946 - I've posted a comment [2] in this bug. No answer at > the moment. > 297947 - Haven't check yet. > 299753 - Seems easy to fix. > > So, IMO you can mark it for removal. > > Regards. > > [1] > http://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-translators/msg_657e5892cf0962d65d8f778ebdda3b86.xml > [2] http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=297946#c2 > > > >