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On 01/05/2011 05:10 PM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 12/07/2010 09:43 AM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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.
> Happened again. The 4.6 RC2 tarballs is not available yet, but it's not
> masked anyway.
> It would be awesome if the kde guys could mask the stuff, since it's a
> lot of packages to mask by hand and it totally breaks emerge -u world.
Same with 4.6 final. Users of 4.6 RC2 will have problems with emerge -u
The unmask file is gone (I "ln -s" those from the overlay instead of
copying them), so I remade one. If anyone wants it: