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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:52 pm    Post subject: What's wrong with the packages.gentoo.org ? Reply with quote

It's outdated.
For example, https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-office/libreoffice
The last stable is 5.4.4.2, but portage reports 5.4.5.1 :?:

Many other packages - Internal Server error (500).

What's wrong?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

See Gentoo Infrastructure Status.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I really wish they would put up a redirect to that status page, or just a static page indicating that it is down and a link.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pjp wrote:
I really wish they would put up a redirect to that status page, or just a static page indicating that it is down and a link.


they could... just... y'know... fix the server. it's been like that since october. :P
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They could. And presumably haven't for a reason. So in the meantime, "down for maintenance" pages are common practice. Or in this case, "down because no maintenance for you!" :)
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You can use http://en.znurt.org/ instead. Or, you know, eix and equery on the commandline.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

John R. Graham wrote:
See Gentoo Infrastructure Status.

- John
Is there any place to donate specifically for new hardware for that server?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No, but you could talk to #gentoo-infra on IRC to see what they need and then possibly use the existing non-specific donate link to contribute after coming to an understanding. I'm not sure it's a lack of hardware that's holding it up, though, as they're currently working on a new database back end cluster for the Forums and Bugs and there's hardware for that.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sometimes I've been wondering what's the purpose of packages.gentoo.org when people can use Gentoo povided tools via command line.
Although sometimes someone might be on some PC that's not running Gentoo and need to query packages...
Such rare cases should be considered as bugs. ;)
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 5:36 pm    Post subject: Gentoo Forums Feedback Reply with quote

Second that. I asked on another thread some days ago what can be done, didn't get response. If anyone from the team get here, PM me. I'm a gentoo sysadmin for 10 years, I'll gladly help in anyway.
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

FYI, there are a lot of hardware upgrades in progress and/or planning right now as one of our main hosting / hardware donators, Gossamer Threads, has asked us to let them retire a whole slew of older Gentoo Infrastructure machines. They've offered some really nice modern machines in return, but the upshot is that the effort is larger than you would think.

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