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On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 1:14 PM, Scott Spyrison <spyrison@...> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Jeremy Olexa <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 11:29 AM, Scott Spyrison <spyrison@...>
>> > Been a while since I used Gentoo... and I am new to Gentoo Prefix.
>> > I was in the Testing branch by default for some reason, because I had
>> > not
>> > configured make.conf otherwise.
>> > Long story short, explicitly configuring for the stable branch results
>> > in a
>> > clean build of mysql-5.1.61 (sparc)
>> There is no concept of "stable" and "testing" in Gentoo Prefix. It is
>> all at the same visibility level.
> Ah, ok. I have some reading to do on terminology then. Sounds like I'm
> confusing keyword masking.
> When I did not set ACCEPT_KEYWORDS in make.conf, I got mysql-5.5.20. When I
> set ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="~sparc" I also got mysql-5.5.20. Latest iteration,
> when I set ACCEPT_KEYWORDS="sparc" I got mysql-5.1.56. That's what I meant
> by testing/stable.
Oops. Full stop. "sparc" is NOT Gentoo Prefix, "sparc-solaris" is. You
best post your emerge --info now. You are bound for many more issues