Upstream repository shutdowns/

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All done.

This page intends to organize required actions to prepare the announced shutdown of (bug #550054)

List of packages

Use the MD5 cache:

user $cd $(portageq get_repo_path / gentoo)/metadata/md5-cache; grep -lR "" | sort | uniq


  • DONE 2015-05-21 bug #550054 report on bugzilla (Monsieurp)
  • DONE 2017-07-04 bug #550054 create tracker bug on bugzilla (jonasstein)
  • DONE 2017-07-04 Find out which packages need to be fixed exactly. (Monsieurp,jonasstein)
  • TODO after 2017-??-?? Pmask
  • TODO verify, that all ebuilds are mirrored. Mirror all source files (tar balls...), add link here, add link to log which packages failed to mirror.
  • TODO a shut down repository makes repoman really sad, so repoman should tell the user about its feelings ;-) bug #601476
  • TODO Create statistics on the progress.
  • TODO send the mail to maintainers of remaining broken ebuilds


  • please verify forks before trusting them. Excerpt from the announcement: "If you would like your projects links redirected then please see our redirector repository - create a sane pull request and it will be added to the redirection system - you may add some 302s initially, but ultimately all redirects will be amended to 301s over time."