The Gentoo dev community is finally starting to reconsider the leadership (or lack thereof) structure that’s killing it? It’s sad really. A wonderful concept and still my overall favorite distro. However, I’ve been using it less and less due to lack of real QA, bug reports that shrivel and die on the vine and the […]
While looking to modular-x-ify the new Metacity ebuild, I needed a way to verify the X deps and used this: for x in $(ldd /usr/bin/metacity|cut -f2 -d =|cut -f2 -d ‘ ‘|grep ^/); do equery -q belongs $x; done Enjoy!
I went ahead and hacked an ebuild to include the smbk5pwd overlay and submitted a bug to the Gentoo bugzilla. I don’t know how well it will be received since it screws with the Kerberos dependancies, but we shall see… If anyone wants a more direct download it’s in my overlay, but I’m not gonna […]
Must-have for any true Gentoo’r 😉 Gentoo Linux LiveUSB HOWTO
Brian Harring (ferringb) has some really slick patches posted on his blog for some serious speedups in Portage. The first uses confcache to cache those pesky (and redundant) tests during ./configure. Nothing quite like watching the test fly by at warp speed… 😉 The second implements background fetching of source tarballs during an emerge. Need […]