'overlays' Tag

  • May

    new awesome version 3.3 rc3 – [gentoo] in wirelay

    a new rc version of awesome, 3.3 rc3, has been released. lots of bugfixes and it also feels faster 🙂 I’ve created an ebuild based on the one in portage. You can find it in my overlay, wirelay, masked. for instructions on how to add wirelay to layman, check the Documentation in the overlay or […]

  • Apr

    Overlays and >=portage-2.2_rc29 – what to do when overlay stuff breaks only for you

    Recent versions of portage have brought some confusion with overlays and overriding eclasses. Due to QA issues, zmedico has decided to disable automatic eclass overrides from overlays. This means that if, for example, you’re using the “kde-testing” overlay, you’ll have to manually tell portage to use any updated eclasses available in the overlay. If you […]

  • Apr

    Private overlay… Eyes only!

    I now have my personal gentoo overlay over at github. For those not familiar with overlays, they are something like a “repository”. They allow you to add and use ebuilds out of the official portage tree. In my overlay, called “wirelay”, I usually add fixes from bugs.gentoo.org that I need which haven’t reached the tree […]

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