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Re: [PATCH] gnunet-svn, gnunet-gtk-svn

From: ng0
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnunet-svn, gnunet-gtk-svn
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:31:28 +0000

Catonano <address@hidden> writes:

> 2016-08-02 16:09 GMT+02:00 ng0 <address@hidden>:
>> Recent change -> 0.10.2 will be out soon™.
>> For the collaborative Gentoo overlay I share work with, many packages
>> I contributed either originate there or got their first year of practice
>> and debugging there and when I started to contribute to Guix, they
>> started moving into Guix master.
>> However we have some packages which can not make it into guix master in
>> their (current) form (one example: powwow. unaltered it came into Guix,
>> but we still patch it for Gentoo. Best case scenario would be to patch
>> it upstream). I am testing for the best way to transition the packages
>> which do not fit into Guix master to a form which does not depend on
>> maintaining another Guix checkout (too many wip packages on my side, and
>> it must mean low maintenance costs).
>> This is what I mean with out-of-tree.
> Thanks for your clarifications.
> Why don't these packages fit into Guix master ?
> Could you provide a list of these packages ?
> Someone could take the initiative to try to work on one of those and you
> could be lifted from the brunt
> Just maybe.

I have around 30-60 packages work in progress, not all from the
You can take a look at for ways
to display the whole content of the Gentoo specific overlay.

So far the only limitation is either specific changes which are not yet
in upstream or we package all dependencies even if it is in one case
shareware as a dependency, etc etc. Some are just waiting for a bugfix
upstream - I identified 2 bugs in torsocks and 1 in perl, at least one
torsocks and the one perl bug will be fixed in the next releases or once
they are downstreamed.

I have a no longer up-to-date todo list which also includes guix in the
"todo.git" repository.
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