Re: [wmii] Gentoo

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 21:53:28 -0400

On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 09:46:47PM -0400, Robert C Corsaro wrote:
> Kris,
> * I notice in the official ebuild, and KIMURA's ebuild there is some sed
> hacking of Does it make sence to just package a
> with the ebuild, or is there some reason why sed hacking
> is better?

No, it should stick to; I have an arch PKGBUILD
that should serve as an example. I'll commit it tomorrow.

> * Can I safely assume that dmenu tip and libixp tip will be dependencies
> for wmii tip? Are there any others?

No, there's no need for dmenu. libixp-hg is a build dep, yes.

> * I can, as KIMURA suggested, make this a suckless overlay. This might
> warrent having it's own repo on suckless. I'll already be including
> ebuilds for dmenu and libixp. I don't know if I'll get around to making
> ebuilds for all suckless packages, but it's a good starting point if
> someone else comes along with some more. What do you think?

I think a suckless overlay would be a good idea, but you should
talk to Anselm ( about it. I'm sure that others
would be willing to maintain ebuilds for most of the other
suckless software.

Kris Maglione
If you think your management doesn't know what it's doing or that your
organisation turns out low-quality software crap that embarrasses you,
then leave.
	--Edward Yourdon
Received on Wed May 06 2009 - 01:53:28 UTC

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