Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Aleksey V Lazar <lazar@××××.edu>
To: Peter Volkov <pva@g.o>
Cc: "gentoo-security@l.g.o" <gentoo-security@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Security project meeting summary
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 17:24:33
Message-Id: 4A240ECC.3040906@mnsu.edu
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Security project meeting summary by Peter Volkov
Peter Volkov wrote:
> В Срд, 13/05/2009 в 17:50 -0500, Aleksey V Lazar пишет: > > >> I'm using Portage version 2.1.6.13 right now. I know for a fact that >> I've used the emerge --update @security command before (right around >> 29 July 2008). The command stopped working since then, apparently. >> Thanks. >> > > Check your emerge.log. You had portage-2.2* installed at that time. > portage-2.2 was hard masked later to force all users downgrade to > portage-2.1.6 - portage branch with backported stable features from > portage-2.2. If you still wish to use emerge --update @security you'll > have manually unmask portage-2.2 using /etc/portage/package.unmask (see > handbook and/or man portage for more info). But note, portage-2.2 was > masked for a reason ;) > >
This explains it. Thanks, Peter. -- Aleksey V. Lazar