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To: gentoo-admin@g.o
From: Brian Kroth <bpkroth@...>
Subject: Re: Newbie admin - help with mysql
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 15:15:45 -0500
Joseph Drake wrote:
> I think this will result in failed dependencies.
> 
> Johnson, Maurice E CTR NSWCDL-K74 wrote:
>> try
>>  
>> echo "dev-db/mysql" >>/etc/portage/package.mask

Exactly, that's why /etc/portage/package.provided was created.  The 
previous solution was correct.  Namely:

 >> You could try something like:
 >>
 >> echo "dev-db/mysql-4" >> /etc/portage/profile/package.provided

"man portage" for more more info.

>>
>>
>> -----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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>>   
> 
> 
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