[Clipart] AMD64 and Gentoo
jon at rejon.org
Sat Jul 9 18:24:44 PDT 2005
On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 09:41 +0200, Gavin Panella wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> I put a new ebuild up a few moments after the first announcement of
> One thing though - there has just appeared an ebuild in the main
> Portage tree for 0.12, as x11-misc/openclipart. The main differences
> - That ebuild has several options (via use flags). You can choose what
> what file-types to install, and to compress or not. My ebuild installs
> the library as is, except for docs which are put into
> - My ebuild installs to /usr/share/clipart, and the one in the tree
> installs to /usr/share/clipart/openclipart.
> - My ebuild might incur the wrath of Portage devs because it does not
> use the Portage-provided doins (etc.) methods for creating the image
> directory. I don't check for permissions or ownership so there could be
> problems. It would be easy to check.
> - The ebuild in the tree is in x11-misc, which is, IMHO, wrong. I chose
> media-gfx, but I may be wrong too :-)
> - That ebuild is old.
> Also, the ebuild in the tree will eventually have problems because it
> generates a large list of files to install and passes it in one go to
> doins. It might work now, but when the list gets longer (perhaps
> already too long with more recent library releases) it will fail.
> So, I'd be very grateful if you would push my ebuild through, but it
> might be difficult seeing as there is already one in the tree. If
> you're talking to the right people, perhaps ask which is better of the
> above differences, and I'll merge the two ebuilds. Then we can submit
> the resulting Frankenstein Monster, erm, beautiful offspring.
I talked with a dev, Chainsaw, on #gentoo-media and he said to file a
bug, which I pasted above. This should help move these request you have
You might add your own comments. The way their ebuild though installs
to /usr/share/clipart/openclipart is better than to
just /usr/share/clipart, as we discussed this in the list over the last
2 weeks as the best strategy. I also added some more notes on this on
Thanks for working on this ebuild! I think it is brilliant and I'm happy
openclipart-0.15 is in gentoo!
> On Jul 9, 2005, at 8:58, Jon Phillips wrote:
> > <topPost /> ;)
> > If you have built a new ebuild for this release, I will spend time
> > pushing this through through the gentoo channels on sat. Is that
> > amicable? I think this would be very helpful. As there is not platform
> > specific code, I think we should open the floodgates on the
> > architectures this ebuild supports.
> > Jon
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