Gentoo Archives: gentoo-science

From: Thomas Kahle <tomka@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] scilab-4 removal from the tree
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:45:32
Message-Id: 20110920004229.GC31273@denkmatte.private.newton.cam.ac.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] scilab-4 removal from the tree by James Cloos
On 19:42 Mon 19 Sep 2011, James Cloos wrote:
> >>>>> "TK" == Thomas Kahle <tomka@g.o> writes: > > TK> any objections against removing scilab-4 from the tree? > TK> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=360601 > > How about waiting until a *working* ebuild exists for scilab-5?
Honestly, I don't see that happening. But we can wait and see.
> The existing one has never worked (on ~amd64 or ~x86).
Same here, but it's a couple of months since I tried. My problem with giganto packages like this: It's easy to download the precompiled binary that just works, but tilting at windmills to enforce the Gentoo way. Cheers, Thomas -- Thomas Kahle http://dev.gentoo.org/~tomka/

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