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From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
Subject: Re: How to mask KDE 4.6.2?
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2011 20:01:05 +0200
http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/kde.git;a=blob_plain;f=profiles/package.mask.d/kde-4.6.2;hb=HEAD

Cheers, A


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
> update.
> 
> Is there a better solution? This situation seems to happen with every minor
> KDE update.
> 
> 	Wonko

-- 

Andreas K. Huettel
Gentoo Linux developer 
dilfridge@g.o
http://www.akhuettel.de/

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