fritteli's overlay of Gentoo ebuilds.
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Manuel Friedli 518cfaf569 net-analyzer/ddos-mitigator: Update python dep. 1 month ago
acct-group Prune drone user and group; they both exist in the main tree. 2 months ago
acct-user Prune drone user and group; they both exist in the main tree. 2 months ago
app-backup/duplicati-bin https instead of http 2 months ago
app-metrics app-metrics/apache_exporter: Prune old version. 3 months ago
dev-dotnet/gtk-sharp dev-dotnet/gtk-sharp: Fix USE flag requirements. 12 months ago
dev-python dev-python/geoip2: Add v4.6.0 1 month ago
dev-util dev-util/drone-runner-docker: Prune old version. 3 months ago
gui-libs/blueprint-compiler gui-libs/blueprint-compiler: 2 months ago
licenses Add required licenses. 2 years ago
mail-filter/policyd mail-filter/policyd: Bring it up to speed with the official ebuild. 1 year ago
media-fonts/cantarell Add ebuild that allows not-installing the variable font. 2 months ago
media-video/video-trimmer media-video/video-trimmer: 2 months ago
metadata Always update changelog automatically. 9 months ago
net-analyzer/ddos-mitigator net-analyzer/ddos-mitigator: Update python dep. 1 month ago
net-news/feedreader net-news/feedreader: Update version. 3 months ago
profiles Add package.unmask 1 year ago
.drone.yml Try another repoman image for CI. 3 months ago
.gitignore Added simple shell script for generating HTML overviews of the overlay contents 5 years ago Added a short contribution guide 7 years ago
LICENSE Added license (GNU GPL v2) 7 years ago Rephrase the layman section 3 years ago
layman.xml Remove obsolete file and clean up layman.xml. 2 years ago

fritteli's Gentoo overlay

Gentoo overlay with some ebuilds that I found either outdated or missing in the official repository or in other overlays. Ebuilds are usually removed from this overlay whenever I find a version available in the official tree or in another overlay (provided I'm satisfied with them).

Build status of the master branch, as seen by repoman -p -x: Build Status

Using with plain (recent) Portage

Create a new config file under /etc/portage/repos.conf/fritteli.conf with the following contents:

auto-sync = yes
location = /usr/local/portage/overlays/fritteli
sync-type = git
sync-uri =

You may adapt the location attribute to your system's own setup.

If you prefer to use the overlay hostet at GitHub (which tends to be more stable but less up-to-date than the one hosted at, you may use for the sync-uri.

Using with Layman

You may also use layman to manage this overlay. If you choose this method, you will be using the overlay hosted at GitHub.

For detailed information regarding layman, please refer to the official documentation. This section only covers the process in a very brief manner.

If you haven't used layman yet, just install it running this command:

USE="git sync-plugin-portage" emerge layman

Then you can add this overlay wih:

layman -a fritteli

You will be prompted for confirmation because this is an experimental overlay. Just continue by hitting y.

Keep the overlay up to date from Git:

layman -s fritteli

Bug reports and ebuild requests

If you find a bug in an ebuild, encounter a build error or would like me to add a new ebuild, please open an issue on GitHub or on


I gladly accept pull requests for bugs or new ebuilds. Before opening a pull request, please make sure your changes don't upset repoman. Run the following command and fix warnings and errors:

repoman -x -p



Thanks go to Jakub Jirutka, the maintainer of the CVUT Overlay, from whom I shamelessly copied this for a start.