The news command keeps you informed of news concerning the system. This command has nothing to do with USENET news. It is more like an enhanced motd. Widely used/known on unixes like solaris. I.E. inform users about new software and how to use it.
Steps to Reproduce:
this is my first ebuild. you can find it under the URL above (or use http://hal.
Created attachment 51594 [details]
my first (uggly) ebuild for sysnews (from debian)
(this is an automated message based on filtering criteria that matched this bug)
'EBUILD' is in the KEYWORDS which should mean that there is a ebuild attached
to this bug.
This bug is assigned to maintainer-wanted which means that it is not in the
Hello, The Gentoo Team would like to firstly thank you for your ebuild
submission. We also apologize for not being able to accommodate you in a timely
manner. There are simply too many new packages.
Allow me to use this opportunity to introduce you to Gentoo Sunrise. The
sunrise overlay is a overlay for Gentoo which we allow trusted users to
commit to and all users can have ebuilds reviewed by Gentoo devs for entry
into the overlay. So, the sunrise team is suggesting that you look into this
and submit your ebuild to the overlay where even *you* can commit to. =)
Because this is a mass message, we are also asking you to be patient with us.
We anticipate a large number of requests in a short time.
On behalf of the Gentoo Sunrise Team,