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From: Jason Wever <weeve@g.o>
Subject: Re: Snort?
Date: Sun, 6 Aug 2006 17:28:13 -0600
On Sun, 06 Aug 2006 15:28:13 -0700
gentuxx <gentuxx@...> wrote:

> So, if I wanted to *test it* and/or live with restarting it once a
> day, how do I unmask it so emerge will install it?
> (/etc/portage/package.keywords didn't work)

NOTE: The advice given below is not recommended for working around
packages that are masked or lack sparc keywords.  Specifically, if an
ebuild has a -sparc keyword, it is known the software is broken.

Chances are you didn't do it quite right.  You'll probably want an
entry like "net-analyzer/snort ~x86" in package.keywords.  If I add
this to /etc/portage/package.keywords on a sparc system with stable
keywords, I can now emerge snort-2.4.5.

Cheers,
-- 
Jason Wever
Gentoo/Sparc Team Co-Lead
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