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Kolan Sh e1b770804e +net-vpn/networkmanager-openvpn gtk 2 days ago
app-accessibility/festival festival updated 8 years ago
app-admin up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
app-cdr/mdf2iso up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
app-editors/oxygenxml Initial backbone's Portage tree. 10 years ago
app-emulation/playonlinux PYTHON_MULTI_USEDEP -> PYTHON_USEDEP 6 months ago
app-laptop/samsung-tools samsung-tools updated 4 years ago
app-misc/stardict-enru-dictset up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
app-office up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
app-portage up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
app-text/par par-1.52.0 added (utf-8) 1 year ago
dev-go/go-bindata go-bindata-3.21.0 2 years ago
dev-libs up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
dev-util up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
dev-vcs/tortoisehg tortoisehg-5.6 added 2 years ago
eclass go-bindata-3.21.0 2 years ago
games-puzzle/charley up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
games-strategy Desktop Profile cleaning. 4 years ago
media-fonts up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
media-gfx/gqview Upgrade requirements... 2 years ago
media-plugins/alsaequal Fix for alsaequal-0.6-r2 dmix. 8 years ago
metadata layout.conf added 9 years ago
net-im up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
net-misc up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
profiles +net-vpn/networkmanager-openvpn gtk 2 days ago
sci-misc/labview up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
sys-kernel Upgrade requirements... 4 months ago
virtual/linux-sources up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
x11-drivers/snail up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
x11-libs/cairo-chart up EAPI version, cmake -> cmake-utils 2 weeks ago
x11-misc/primus Old/broken removed. 4 years ago
README README updated 5 months ago
layman.xml URLs updated. 4 years ago

README

How to add this repo using layman
=================================

sudo layman -f -o https://git.backbone.ws/kolan/Overlay/raw/branch/master/layman.xml -a backbone


Using Backbone's Profiles
=========================

Default Desktop/Laptop Profile
------------------------------
/etc/portage/make.profile/parent:
/var/portage/portage/profiles/default/linux/amd64/13.0
/var/portage/layman/backbone/profiles/common
/var/portage/layman/backbone/profiles/desktop

Extreme Desktop/Laptop Profile
--------------------------------------------------------
Warning! Using this profile is unsafe as it could lead
to undefined behaviour of several packages!
Not all packages are ready for the profile.
Look at profiles/extreme/profile.bashrc for the exclusions I've added.
/etc/portage/make.profile/parent:
/var/portage/portage/profiles/default/linux/amd64/13.0
/var/portage/layman/backbone/profiles/extreme

Hardened Server Profile
------------------------------
/etc/portage/make.profile/parent:
/var/portage/portage/profiles/hardened/linux/amd64/no-multilib
/var/portage/layman/backbone/profiles/common
/var/portage/layman/backbone/profiles/server


Repositories Priorities
=======================

My /etc/portage/repos.conf/gentoo.conf:

[DEFAULT]
main-repo = gentoo

[gentoo]
sync-type = git
priority = -1000

[local_overlay]
priority = -999

[backbone]
priority = -999


Remarks
=======

For Desktops/Laptops I'm using backbone-sources:
https://git.backbone.ws/kolan/backbone-sources.

For Gentoo/Kernel Upgrading I'm using app-admin/gentoo-upgrade package scripts.

For the whole system rebuild I recommend app-portage/ewo package.

For finding cruft files I'm using app-portage/findcruftfiles (do filter output carefully).