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Git changes & impact to Overlays hostnames (Apr 25, 2015)

Changes to the Gentoo Git hosting setup may require URL changes in your checkouts: Repositories are now only available via git.gentoo.org for authenticated users and anongit.gentoo.org for read-only traffic.

Gentoo announces total website makeover (not an April Fool's) (Mar 31, 2015)

Thank you for participating in Gentoo’s 2015 April Fools’ joke!

Now that April 1 has passed, we shed a tear as we say goodbye CGA Web™ but also to our website. Our previous website, that is, that has been with us for more than a decade.


New Packages more at the Gentoo Packages database

jerasure A Library in C Facilitating Erasure Coding for Storage Applications
gf-complete A Comprehensive Open Source Library for Galois Field Arithmetic
pykwalify Python lib/cli for JSON/YAML schema validation
telepathy-accounts-signon Mission control plugin for Telepathy to provide IM accounts and authentication
signon-ui Signon UI

Fresh Documentation on the Gentoo Wiki

File compression started by Maffblaster
Regenworld started by Maffblaster
Pip started by Maffblaster
ClamAV Unofficial Signatures started by Mjo
P7zip started by Fusion809