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pacho at gentoo

Mar 18, 2012, 12:25 PM

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Packages up for grabs due bass retirement

Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
app-admin/localepurge
app-admin/recursos
app-doc/ebookmerge
app-misc/gnomecatalog
dev-embedded/gnap-dev
dev-embedded/gnap
net-analyzer/midas-nms
net-im/coccinella
net-misc/htbinit
net-nds/lat


Thanks for taking them
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dirtyepic at gentoo

Mar 18, 2012, 10:56 PM

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Re: Packages up for grabs due bass retirement [In reply to]

On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:25:58 +0100
Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:

> Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:

> app-doc/ebookmerge

This is something bass wrote that grabs html manuals from
http://htmlhelp.berlios.de (which doesn't exist anymore - it moved to
http://code.google.com/p/htmlhelp/). I don't really see the usefulness of it
since almost all of the content is just html versions of standard info/man
pages. Anyways, it's completely broken as-is.


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pacho at gentoo

Mar 19, 2012, 1:34 AM

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Re: Re: Packages up for grabs due bass retirement [In reply to]

El dom, 18-03-2012 a las 23:56 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:25:58 +0100
> Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
>
> > Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
>
> > app-doc/ebookmerge
>
> This is something bass wrote that grabs html manuals from
> http://htmlhelp.berlios.de (which doesn't exist anymore - it moved to
> http://code.google.com/p/htmlhelp/). I don't really see the usefulness of it
> since almost all of the content is just html versions of standard info/man
> pages. Anyways, it's completely broken as-is.
>
>

I also though it could be treecleaned until I saw patches to fix that
issues are included in:
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388927
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dirtyepic at gentoo

Mar 19, 2012, 8:20 PM

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Re: Packages up for grabs due bass retirement [In reply to]

On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:34:22 +0100
Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:

> El dom, 18-03-2012 a las 23:56 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> > On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:25:58 +0100
> > Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
> >
> > > Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
> >
> > > app-doc/ebookmerge
> >
> > This is something bass wrote that grabs html manuals from
> > http://htmlhelp.berlios.de (which doesn't exist anymore - it moved to
> > http://code.google.com/p/htmlhelp/). I don't really see the usefulness of it
> > since almost all of the content is just html versions of standard info/man
> > pages. Anyways, it's completely broken as-is.
> >
> >
>
> I also though it could be treecleaned until I saw patches to fix that
> issues are included in:
> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388927

Okay, I suppose people do use it. I'd like to start an app-doc herd (I think
vapier and me have half of app-doc/* covered anyways). This would fit in
there. In the meantime I'll take it.


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pacho at gentoo

Apr 2, 2012, 3:09 PM

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Re: Re: Packages up for grabs due bass retirement [In reply to]

El lun, 19-03-2012 a las 21:20 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:34:22 +0100
> Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
>
> > El dom, 18-03-2012 a las 23:56 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> > > On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:25:58 +0100
> > > Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
> > >
> > > > app-doc/ebookmerge
> > >
> > > This is something bass wrote that grabs html manuals from
> > > http://htmlhelp.berlios.de (which doesn't exist anymore - it moved to
> > > http://code.google.com/p/htmlhelp/). I don't really see the usefulness of it
> > > since almost all of the content is just html versions of standard info/man
> > > pages. Anyways, it's completely broken as-is.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > I also though it could be treecleaned until I saw patches to fix that
> > issues are included in:
> > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388927
>
> Okay, I suppose people do use it. I'd like to start an app-doc herd (I think
> vapier and me have half of app-doc/* covered anyways). This would fit in
> there. In the meantime I'll take it.
>
>

Any news on this herd creation? Looks like that package is still in
maintainer-needed domain, for now I have fixed all his bugs I think, but
better create that one for this and other packages that could benefit
from active maintainers :)

Thanks
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dirtyepic at gentoo

Apr 7, 2012, 9:00 PM

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Re: Packages up for grabs due bass retirement [In reply to]

On Tue, 03 Apr 2012 00:09:39 +0200
Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:

> El lun, 19-03-2012 a las 21:20 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> > On Mon, 19 Mar 2012 09:34:22 +0100
> > Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
> >
> > > El dom, 18-03-2012 a las 23:56 -0600, Ryan Hill escribió:
> > > > On Sun, 18 Mar 2012 20:25:58 +0100
> > > > Pacho Ramos <pacho [at] gentoo> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Due his retirement the following packages need a new maintainer:
> > > >
> > > > > app-doc/ebookmerge
> > > >
> > > > This is something bass wrote that grabs html manuals from
> > > > http://htmlhelp.berlios.de (which doesn't exist anymore - it moved to
> > > > http://code.google.com/p/htmlhelp/). I don't really see the usefulness of it
> > > > since almost all of the content is just html versions of standard info/man
> > > > pages. Anyways, it's completely broken as-is.
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > I also though it could be treecleaned until I saw patches to fix that
> > > issues are included in:
> > > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388927
> >
> > Okay, I suppose people do use it. I'd like to start an app-doc herd (I think
> > vapier and me have half of app-doc/* covered anyways). This would fit in
> > there. In the meantime I'll take it.
> >
> >
>
> Any news on this herd creation? Looks like that package is still in
> maintainer-needed domain, for now I have fixed all his bugs I think, but
> better create that one for this and other packages that could benefit
> from active maintainers :)

Oops, forgot. Added myself now.


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