Gentoo Archives: gentoo-accessibility

From: "David Renström" <david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-accessibility@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] Package installation
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 21:23:55
Message-Id: 5.1.1.6.0.20040512232337.021d10a0@127.0.0.1
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-accessibility] Package installation by Spider
Hey Spider,

Yes, they did help. Thanks.

Regards,
/David R.
At 21:54 2004-05-12 +0200, you wrote:
>begin quote >On Wed, 12 May 2004 21:12:37 +0200 >David Renström <david.renstrom@×××××××××××××××××××××.com> wrote: > > > Hi again! > > > > I've got another question: How do you install a package whose name > > contains dashes (-), e.g. realplayer8-r7? Or links-2 for that matter. > > I always get an error saying something about a key and that I should > > probably add an equal sign. I guess I'm missing something fundamental > > here, so please tell me how to get around this. It's very annoying! > > :-) And speaking of annoying, I'm sorry for asking about alot of stuff > > that strictly doesn't have anything to do with accessibility, but the > > list doesn't seem to be overloaded for the moment anyway. > > > >Okay, I'll try to help here. > >if you want to install an -exact- version of something, you need to tell >portage that by using the format : > >emerge =name-version > >here are some examples: >emerge -p xchat >[ebuild R ] net-irc/xchat-2.0.8-r1 > > >emerge -p "<xchat-2" >[ebuild N ] gnome-base/gnome-panel-1.4.2-r2 >[ebuild N ] net-irc/xchat-1.8.11-r1 > >emerge -p "=xchat-1.8.11" >[ebuild N ] gnome-base/gnome-panel-1.4.2-r2 >[ebuild N ] net-irc/xchat-1.8.11 > > >emerge -p "=xchat-2.0.6-r1" >[ebuild UD] net-irc/xchat-2.0.6-r1 [2.0.8-r1] > > > > > >Do theese examples make it clearer? > > >//Spider > >-- >begin .signature >Tortured users / Laughing in pain >See Microsoft KB Article Q265230 for more information. >end
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