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Bug 412149

Summary: new ebuild: x11-plugins/pidgin-window_merge
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) <mrueg>
Component: New packagesAssignee: Default Assignee for New Packages <maintainer-wanted>
Severity: enhancement CC: hasufell, slyfox
Priority: Normal Keywords: EBUILD, InOverlay
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: sunrise-removal
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Attachments: pidgin-window_merge-0.2_p20120413.ebuild

Description Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-04-15 23:40:21 UTC
Created attachment 309097 [details]

"A Pidgin plugin that merges the Buddy List window with a conversation window."

Ebuild attached, kudos to hasufell.
Comment 1 Manuel Rüger (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-04-29 18:28:01 UTC
Package will be available here after review:;a=tree;f=x11-plugins/pidgin-window_merge
Comment 2 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2014-03-17 17:20:19 UTC
Nice plugin!
Comment 3 Julian Ospald 2014-03-17 17:27:43 UTC
afair there was a conflict with another plugin... do you remember which one manuel?
Comment 4 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2014-03-17 18:21:44 UTC
(In reply to Julian Ospald (hasufell) from comment #3)
> afair there was a conflict with another plugin... do you remember which one
> manuel?

Sunrise ebuild says:
> 23 pkg_postinst(){
> 24         ewarn "This plugin and infopane plugin (purple-plugin_pack) activated"
> 25         ewarn "at the same time cause a segfault in pidgin"
> 26         ewarn "see"
> 27 }
Comment 5 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2016-06-08 16:44:49 UTC
Hello, everyone.

It seems that at least one ebuild related to this bug exists in the Sunrise overlay at the moment. However, I have to regretfully announce that after a long inactivity period the Sunrise project has been discontinued and the related overlay will be eventually removed. For this reason, I'd like to ask you to reevaluate the ebuilds and consider moving them. If you'd like to maintain a package from Sunrise in Gentoo, please take a look at our Proxy Maintainers [1] project.

Please make sure to take ebuilds from the unreviewed developer Sunrise repository [2] rather than the -reviewed one, since the latter has not been updated for over a year. While at it, please note that:

1. Adding a package to Gentoo requires declaring yourself as an active maintainer for it. All bugs regarding the package will be assigned to you, and you will be expected to maintain it.

2. Some packages may not be suitable for addition anymore. While there's no strong rules that would prevent you from adding a package, it may be a bad idea to add old-unmaintained packages that will shortly result in a large number of bugs reported with no solution. If that is the case, please close the bug as RESOLVED/OBSOLETE to make it easier to find packages worth adding.

3. Some of the bugs were already closed as WONTFIX/OBSOLETE/... while the relevant ebuild was kept in Sunrise. If you disagree with the original decision, you still can add the ebuild via proxy-maint.

4. Pleaes note that many of the Sunrise ebuilds are old and may be buggy. If you decide to move them, please make sure to update/clean them up. The proxy-maint team will also review your ebuilds, therefore making sure they land in Gentoo in good quality.

Once again, thank you for your contribution. We hope that you will still want to contribute to Gentoo, through proxy-maint or otherwise.