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A comment [[User:Larry|Larry]] 13:52, 13 May 2024 (UTC)
: A reply [[User:Sally|Sally]] 11:29, 14 May 2024 (UTC)
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Navigate to first: mail address

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A short information or reference to such information about how to apply for the email adress wich is needed for Generating GLEP-63-based OpenPGP keys would be very helpful.
--Charles17 (talk) 10:49, 30 March 2020 (UTC)

Become a Gentoo developer. That's the only way to get a email. --Grknight (talk) 12:33, 30 March 2020 (UTC)
So becoming a contributor to GURU requires being a Gentoo developer? '...following GLEP 63 rules is recommended: 6. UID using your e-mail included in the key.' --Charles17 (talk) 13:12, 30 March 2020 (UTC)
In this context, I would have interpreted that contributors should use the preferred e-mail address specified in the access request they filed (where bug mail and other communications would be sent to), but let's see what developers say — GuillermoDH (talk) 14:57, 31 March 2020 (UTC
When reading that, I interpreted "following GLEP 63 rules is recommended" to mean "following GLEP 63 rules as much as possible is recommended." I think the wording should be clarified to say something along those lines since non-devs won't be able to get an email. The main project page, section The regulations already has a similar "try your best to follow the official standards"-vibe:

3. While following Gentoo ebuild policies and quality standards is recommended, it will not be strictly enforced.

xxc3nsoredxx (talk) 21:49, 23 February 2021 (UTC)
Thanks, I've updated it to say that. Michał Górny (talk) 06:48, 24 February 2021 (UTC)

git rebase --preserve-merges is deprecated

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warning: git rebase --preserve-merges is deprecated. Use --rebase-merges instead.

This should be updated.--Charles17 (talk) 13:09, 5 April 2020 (UTC)

DCO_SIGNED_OFF_BY is deprecated

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DCO_SIGNED_OFF_BY is deprecated in favor of SIGNED_OFF_BY (See make.conf(5)). --Tastytea (talk) 14:09, 11 April 2020 (UTC)

Done. Michał Górny (talk) 14:00, 26 February 2021 (UTC)

Repoman is deprecated and therefore is SIGNED_OFF_BY in make.conf

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We changed instructions to use pkgdev in favor of repoman, as repoman is deprecated and will be removed soon. Pkgdev does not look into make.conf for SIGNED_OFF_BY, it only takes this configuration from the git config. (See Pkgdev#pkgdev_doesn.27t_sign-off_my_commits) I think this also applies to PORTAGE_GPG_KEY. -- Schievel (talk) 11:41, 15 October 2022 (UTC)