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Sven Vermeulen 08-14-2011 08:17 AM

Remove obsolete pmask entries from profiles
 
Hi guys,

Many hardened profiles still pmask the following GCCs:

=sys-devel/gcc-4.3.2*
=sys-devel/gcc-4.4.1*
=sys-devel/gcc-4.4.3-r2
=sys-devel/gcc-4.4.4

These packages are not available in the tree (nor hardened-dev overlay)
anymore, yet are referenced by

/usr/portage/profiles/selinux/2007.0/x86/hardened/package.mask
/usr/portage/profiles/selinux/2007.0/amd64/hardened/package.mask
/usr/portage/profiles/selinux/v2refpolicy/x86/hardened/package.mask
/usr/portage/profiles/selinux/v2refpolicy/amd64/hardened/package.mask
/usr/portage/profiles/hardened/package.mask
/usr/portage/profiles/hardened/linux/package.mask

Okay if those get removed?

Report courtesy of http://qa-reports.gentoo.org/output/invalid-mask.txt

Wkr,
Sven Vermeulen

"Anthony G. Basile" 08-15-2011 02:54 PM

Remove obsolete pmask entries from profiles
 
On 08/14/2011 04:17 AM, Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> Many hardened profiles still pmask the following GCCs:
>
> =sys-devel/gcc-4.3.2*
> =sys-devel/gcc-4.4.1*
> =sys-devel/gcc-4.4.3-r2
> =sys-devel/gcc-4.4.4
>
> These packages are not available in the tree (nor hardened-dev overlay)
> anymore, yet are referenced by
>
> /usr/portage/profiles/selinux/2007.0/x86/hardened/package.mask
> /usr/portage/profiles/selinux/2007.0/amd64/hardened/package.mask
> /usr/portage/profiles/selinux/v2refpolicy/x86/hardened/package.mask
> /usr/portage/profiles/selinux/v2refpolicy/amd64/hardened/package.mask
> /usr/portage/profiles/hardened/package.mask
> /usr/portage/profiles/hardened/linux/package.mask
>
> Okay if those get removed?
>
> Report courtesy of http://qa-reports.gentoo.org/output/invalid-mask.txt
>
> Wkr,
> Sven Vermeulen

Its lint and can be removed. It doesn't do any harm masking a package
that doesn't exist, but it does clutter the already hard to read profiles.

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