Re: NM support for Gentoo

On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 18:22 +0200, Nicolas "Ikke" Trangez wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 14:21 +1200, Gustav van der Merwe wrote:
> > NM seems like a really cool tool, but I can't find instructions anywhere
> > on getting it up and working for gentoo.
> > A bit of googling around shows that there was interest at one point
> > and that it actually kind of worked.
> > I can't find anything recent showing that there has been work towards
> > supporting gentoo, or getting a gentoo ebuild out there and this is a
> > shame.
> > I would like it if gentoo had the same kind of powerful network tools as
> > other distributions.
> Just get the gentopia overlay. I'm working on the NM backend as part of
> my SoC assignment atm too, but didnt commit the code yet.
> > 
> > Is there any reason that gentoo does not have NM in portage?
> Because its not regarded as "stable" yet. It is in the gentopia overlay,
> as mentioned before, just get that one.
> Ikke

So the idea is that NM will make it into portage _someday_? If so, just
to be vexatious, any idea on a timeframe for NM making it to mainline

Gustav van der Merwe <gvdm paradise net nz>

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