Gentoo Archives: gentoo-science

From: Jauhien Piatlicki <jauhien@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-science] packages with invalid SRC_URI and compilation failures
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:42:34

I would ask an opinion about what to do with packages that have invalid
SRC_URI (pointing to non-existent sources) and severe compilation problems.

I'm trying to fix ebuilds that lead to `repoman full` failures now, so
we will be able to have automatic repoman checks for pull requests. Some
ebuilds are really outdated and quite hard to fix (e.g. I tried to do
version bump for sci-physics/bigdft, but I failed as new version does
not compile and error is in fortran code, that I do not understand).

So what to do with such outdated not working stuff? As nobody makes
issues/bugs about it, I think, we can just remove unmaintained broken
packages from the overlay.



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Re: [gentoo-science] packages with invalid SRC_URI and compilation failures "François Bissey" <frp.bissey@×××××.com>