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Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> I use overlays for packages I can't get through portage. If they
> conflict, I don't use them.
Why do you apply such a general rule?
For instance I have been using dev-util/diffuse from the zugaina
overlay until a newer version went into the gentoo tree.
Portage tells you which overlays the packages you're about
to install come from.
I agree though, that masking is not a perfect solution here, or not even
a solution if you want. Support for overlay-specific atoms could be a
solution I think. In case you have the time helping us bring that to
Gentoo that would be cool, I actually want support for that, too.