On Seg, 2011-04-11 at 17:33 +0300, Samuli Suominen wrote:
> On 04/11/2011 03:01 AM, Iain Buchanan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Since I posted about looking for help I'm sad to say I've barely
> > touched SynCE. Family commitments have changed, and I'm studying again
> > for the degree I started 10 years ago!
> > I'm therefore asking to be removed as the proxy for Synce. Hopefully
> > this means it won't die in Gentoo
> > Massive thanks to everyone who helped with my bad ebuild programming and
> > testing along the way - volker, mescalinum, ssuominen, the SynCE team
> > and everyone else.
> > The original testing overlay remains here for anyone who wants to
> > take it over, just contact the SynCE dev team.
> > If there are any questions please cc me directly as I may not be on the
> > -dev list much more.
> >  http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.gentoo.devel/69230
> >  https://synce.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/synce/dist/gentoo
> > many thanks!
> We should have all of SynCE in Portage again, except for the GNOME bits
> like synce-trayicon (hardcoded depend on sys-apps/hal) and the KDE bits
> (haven't even looked).
> Just by pulling synce-sync-engine as well as synce-connector the deps
> should get pulled in -> No need for a meta package.
> The overlay was, when I last checked entirely uncompatible with the
> packages in tree as well as has confusing amount of deprecated ebuilds.
> I would love if someone could wipe it clean so people stop accidentally
> shooting themself in the foot with it.
> I'll add the synce-trayicon to tree soon as upstream produces a HAL-free
> version of it...
> And it's up the KDE team to add the KDE bits if they want.
I want to help in sanitizing the overlay and bring the ebuilds into
portage. We can see that next weekend if you have the time.
Angelo Arrifano (miknix)
Developer / GPE maintainer