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From: "Johnson, Maurice E CTR NSWCDL-K74" <maurice.e.johnson1.ctr@...>
Subject: RE: Newbie admin - help with mysql
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 08:30:15 -0500
try
 
echo "dev-db/mysql" >>/etc/portage/package.mask


-----Original Message-----
From: Con Tassios [mailto:ct@...] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2006 23:20
To: gentoo-admin@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-admin] Newbie admin - help with mysql

On Thu, 21 Sep 2006, Easy-Things Info wrote:

> How do I tell gentoo that I don't want - under any circumstances
- 
> emerge to automatically install mysql?
> I am using binaries and sources straight from mysql.com.
>
> I used -mysql in my USE in /etc/make.conf but it doesn't work
>
> If I try to emerge -p world it tells me that it will install
mysql 
> 4.1.x


You could try something like:

echo "dev-db/mysql-4" >> /etc/portage/profile/package.provided

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