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On Sunday 03 April 2011 18:56:54 Alex Schuster wrote:
> Hi there!
> KDE 4.6.2 ebuilds arrived in the kde overlay, but the distfiles are not on
> the mirror servers yet. I'm on ~amd64, this stuff is not masked for me. So
> my world update stops due to missing files.No big problem, but still a
> little annoying, and I would like to know how one should deal with this.
> I tried to put a link to $LAYMAN/kde/Documentation/package.mask/kde-4.6 in
> /etc/portage/package.mask, but that of course masks KDE 4.6 completely.
> So I removed the kde overlay. This works, but it would downgrade stuff like
> amarok-9999 which I am testing. I tried to avoid this by putting <media-
> sound/amarok-9999 into package.mask, but it has no effect. Then I copied
> media-sound/amarok from the kde overlay into my local overlay, now I can
> Is there a better solution? This situation seems to happen with every minor
> KDE update.
Andreas K. Huettel
Gentoo Linux developer
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