Forked Ebuilds

This is the approved revision of this page, as well as being the most recent.

This is the list of ebuilds we have forked so far by alphabetical name (if you are looking for the ebuilds specific to Funtoo, please refer there):

Ebuild Version Changes/Notes TODO
app-arch/tar TBC forked tar, tar-1.24 version has device nodes creation bugs, stage3 affected tar-1.25 is masked for testing
app-portage/eix 0.22.8-r1 Removal of all options triggering an rsync to a remote portage tree. Update the manual pages.
app-shells/bash 4.1_p10 Has funtoo patch to document use of /etc/bash/bashrc QA: Impact on manual pages?
dev-lang/perl 5.12.3 rev-bump coming from the Gentoo side, no changes. See for deps with libperl (2011-04-17)
dev-lang/python TBC Enable default python if none, fixes metro, and for 2.* series, create /usr/bin/python if it does not exist. Nothing
dev-lang/python 2.7.1-r3 Rework of -r2. Changed some steps at deployment phase (as suggested in Gentoo bug #374579), that revision corrects an issue with regard to the DLFCN module (not being found with Linux 3.x kernel series). Nothing
media-libs/libsdl TBC Added use flags to enable alsa-shared and pulseaudio-shared. Gentoo bug #310793 Try to get gentoo to fix
media-sound/jack TBC Added new revision with fix for Gentoo bug #298850 Try to get gentoo to fix
net-misc/dhcpcd TBC Provide "net" removed to prevent dhcpcd from starting automatically. Initscript no longer references net.lo. Nothing
net-wireless/iwl5000-ucode Forked to a new version not in Gentoo. This version checks the kernel revision in /usr/src/linux and dies if it is < 2.6.38 and add a dependency on sys-kernel/gentoo-sources >= 2.6.38. Nothing
net-misc/curl 7.22.0-r1 Changes from 7.22.0 are a set of patches in src_compile() not applied in the case of a sparc64 environment to allow the package to be properly built. Nothing
sci-geosciences/googleearth Exact same ebuild as found in Gentoo at same revision but includes an explicit depedency to >=sys-lib/glibc-2.12 (not present in Funtoo yet) Bring in >=sys-lib/glibc-2.12 :)
sci-libs/blas-atlas TBC Add missing dependency on sys-devel/gcc[fortran] Gentoo working on fix
sci-libs/blas-reference TBC Add missing dependency on sys-devel/gcc[fortran] Gentoo working on fix
sys-apps/sandbox 2.3 forked to have control over masking and metro building procedures new sandbox-2.5
sys-apps/gptfdisk 0.6.13 improved ebuild, fixes in logical sector sizes Nothing
sys-apps/tcp-wrappers 7.6-r9 sys-apps/tcp-wrappers-7.6-r8 + some patches coming from Debian. This releases, most notably, adds several manual pages and support for CIDR. Nothing
sys-block/iscsitarget (i.e. ietd) Matches the trunk at revision 481+a (legacy) minor patch with regards to GCC 3.x Nothing
sys-block/iscsitarget (i.e. ietd) 9999 Clean up of what is on Gentoo side. Could fail on some kernels versions. As of August 2011, please use sys-block/iscsitarget- instead. Nothing
sys-fs/lvm2 TBC TBC Nothing
sys-kernel/genkernel Multiple changes - doesn't build LVM internally (uses Funtoo static version), supports external build directories, includes Sabayon patches, toolchain improvements N/A
sys-libs/glibc 2.11.2-r2 Funtoo's glibc 2.11.2-r2 is equivalent to Gentoo's 2.11.2-r3, and contains a patch for GLSA 201011-01, so all Funtoo systems are fully patched even though they may at first appear to not be due to -r differences. Nothing
virtual/package-manager TBC Remove paludis and pkgcore. Not usable on funtoo yet Nothing


Please :

  • report any bugs for these ebuilds to the funtoo-dev mailing list.
  • keep listed all versions pushed in Funtoo with the changes you made, this will help when backtracking issues or the adaptations made.