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On 11/29/2010 05:19 PM, Duncan wrote:
> Alex Schuster posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2010 15:49:36 +0100 as excerpted:
>> KDE 4.5.4 is in the kde overlay for some days now. But I cannot emerge
>> it because all *-4.5.4.tar.bz2 distfiles are missing on the servers.
>> Any idea why this is?
> It hasn't actually been released upstream, yet. Normally, the kde team
> put a mask in the overlay before they add the new ebuilds in preparation,
> then simply unmask them on the day of release
That is actually not what happens most of the time. Usually the user
has to mask stuff.
In rare cases, the overlay masks the packages properly. About 20% of
time, I'd say.