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From: David Renström <david.renstrom@...>
Subject: Re: Package installation
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 23:23:56 +0200
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@...> 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
>
>--
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>Tortured users / Laughing in pain
>See Microsoft KB Article Q265230 for more information.
>end

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