Powerman's Gentoo overlay
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Latest commit e6f173b Jan 24, 2017 @powerman update runit-scripts


My overlay for Gentoo Linux


Modified portage packages:

  • sys-process/runit: removed default files in /etc/runit/ (they're in power-misc/runit-scripts)

New packages:

  • runit-service/service-*: my ./run files for many runit services (3proxy, acpid, pppd+pppoe, agetty, apache, dbus, dcron, dhcpd, djbdns, gpm, i2p, mysql, nginx, nut, qmail, samba, socklog, ssh, tftpd, twoftpd, …)
  • power-misc/runit-scripts: my runit boot scripts (replacement for sysvinit/baselayout/openrc boot scripts)

OS Inferno

New packages:


Modified portage packages:

  • mail-mta/netqmail: added outgoingips patch
  • net-ftp/twoftpd: added patch which block TELNET_IAC support to allow using character with code 255 in file names (required to support Cyrillic file names in Windows CP1251 encoding)
  • net-p2p/rtorrent: added colors patch

New packages:

  • media-sound/cue2tracks: split audio CD image files with cue sheet to tracks and write tags
  • media-sound/flaccl: CUDA-enabled FLAC encoder (former FlaCuda)

New packages (my software):

  • media-fonts/developer-font: Cyrillic fonts for X and console (UNICODE/ISO10646-1, KOI8-R, MICROSOFT-CP1251) screenshots
  • media-fonts/russify: very nice Cyrillic console font from unknown source (both for text mode and framebuffer@1280 mode), consoletrans tables for dos/koi/win encodings, keymaps for dos/koi/win (2 variants - one for AltGr eng/rus switching and second for Ctrl+Shift switching)
  • power-misc/addgpginfo: script which add GnuPG info into email headers while delivering (for use in .qmail)
  • power-misc/deliver: control email delivery (for use in .qmail)
  • power-misc/greysmtpd: soft greylisting (for qmail)
  • power-misc/powerbackup: simple and flexible incremental backup
  • power-misc/powerutils: a bundle of useful small utilities
  • power-misc/powerwatchdog: simple watchdogs for server and service monitoring
  • power-misc/remote: ease to use wrapper tools for ssh and scp


Install layman if you doesn't have it yet:

# emerge layman

Next fetch list of available overlays and add my overlay:

# layman -L
# layman -a powerman