HForge's Gentoo Overlay

HForge.org has an overlay which provides differents Gentoo ebuilds. This is an overview of some of the included ebuilds:

app-office/openerp-server
Open Source ERP & CRM
dev-python/itools
General purpose Python library
dev-python/lpod-python
languages & platforms OpenDocument
dev-vcs/libgit2
Shared C library implementing Git
dev-vcs/pygit2
Python bindings for libgit2
www-apps/ikaaro
Content Management System written in Python

How to use this Overlay

  • Install layman :
    # emerge -av layman
    
  • Edit the /etc/layman/layman.cfg file, change the overlays variable to include the hforge's list, it must look like this:
    overlays  : http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/overlays/repositories.xml
                http://overlay.hforge.org/list.xml
    
  • Add the hforge's overlay:
    # layman -S
    # layman -a hforge-overlay
    
  • Add the following line to the /etc/make.conf file:
    source /var/lib/layman/make.conf
    
  • Now you can verify the overlay is well there:
    # layman -S
    # layman -l
    * hforge-overlay            [Rsync     ] (rsync://overlay.hforge.org/...