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Layman 1.3.1 released

Now that the latest bugfixes have received a positive response it's time to share them with a wider audience, i.e. with you: layman 1.3.1 out now. Thanks go to Dmitry Karasik and Jimmy Jazz.


layman-1.3.1 is a bugfix release: Adding/deleting/syncing overlays did not work in all cases.


  • Fix handling of CVS overlays (bug #301689)
  • Fix handling of non-existing overlays (bug #301612)
  • Now delete empty overlay directories (bug #301612) ..
    • on deletion of a non-existing overlay and
    • after failed addition of an overlay.

How to upgrade

  1. Unmask =app-portage/layman-1.3.1 if you're on stable
  2. sudo emerge -av =app-portage/layman-1.3.1
  3. sudo etc-update