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To: Jani Monoses <jani@...>
From: Klavs Klavsen <kl@...>
Subject: Re: sylpheed update
Date: 25 Apr 2003 17:37:48 +0200
On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 16:46, Jani Monoses wrote:
> Hi
> 
> and to what should it upgrade if the only ebuild that is newer is marked
> as unstable while the ones which were stable were deleted?
> 
Then ofcourse it wouln't upgrade (that's the idea). That's why I asked
you if it was because of the downgrading you complained.

p.s. this issue belongs in gentoo-user or in the apropriate forum IMHO.

p.p.s. I've posted this to the gentoo-dev list too - so everyone can
follow the thread - and other people with same problem might find the
answer to the same question by searching.

> > On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 11:06, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > I have s 0.8.8 installed and an update would go back to 0.8.5-r1
> > > because 0.8.11 is masked and other ebuilds have been deleted so the
> > > greatest stable is 0.8.5
> > > while this is probably an accident it would be good if portage would
> > > not allow such inconsistencies to happen.
> > > 
> > you mean not downgrading? then just use -Uu instead of just -u - then
> > it won't try to downgrade.
> > -- 
> > Regards,
> > Klavs Klavsen, GSEC - kl@... - http://www.vsen.dk
> > 
> > Working with Unix is like wrestling a worthy opponent. 
> > Working with windows is like attacking a small whining child 
> > who is carrying a .38.				
> > 
-- 
Regards,
Klavs Klavsen, GSEC - kl@... - http://www.vsen.dk

Working with Unix is like wrestling a worthy opponent. 
Working with windows is like attacking a small whining child 
who is carrying a .38.				
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