Re: [PATCH] Backend for Gentoo Linux with baselayout-1.12
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Steev Klimaszewski <steev gentoo org>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org, Antony J Mee <eemynotna googlemail com>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Backend for Gentoo Linux with baselayout-1.12
- Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 11:58:17 -0400
On Sun, 2006-08-06 at 21:53 -0500, Steev Klimaszewski wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
> > If it's working for you, feel free to update HEAD with the Gentoo
> > backend patch and close the bug.
> > For STABLE, we've got a dilemma. Does Gentoo ship NM in a stable
> > version? If so, we probably shouldn't bump 0.6x. If they don't, and
> > it's not working in whatever release Gentoo has right now, then maybe we
> > should. People who work with Gentoo would certainly be in a better
> > place to answer that question than I.
> Gentoo doesn't actually ship NM at all - it is in the Gentopia overlay
> (would be considered Unstable or ~arch) I do apply patches, and I will
> hopefully get a chance to look at this patch this week, but I don't know
> as I found out we are losing one of our primary linux developers at
> work, so I don't know how busy I will be - as it stands right now,
> NetworkManager does work with Gentoo, but it doesn't read from any
> configs at all. It simply does DHCP. So this patch will be very nice
> to have - as for releasing a bump, I would say no, if it is applied in
> HEAD, I can apply the patch in the ebuild and go from there. Just need
> to get some testing done with it (not to mention that I don't use a
> /etc/conf.d/net file at all personally)
Ok, lets see how the testing goes. If no problems turn up, lets apply
the patch to HEAD at least.
> Hope that helps.
> -- Steev
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