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From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] How to mask KDE 4.6.2?
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2011 18:07:40
In Reply to: [gentoo-desktop] How to mask KDE 4.6.2? by Alex Schuster;a=blob_plain;f=profiles/package.mask.d/kde-4.6.2;hb=HEAD

Cheers, A

On Sunday 03 April 2011 18:56:54 Alex Schuster wrote:
> Hi there! > > KDE 4.6.2 ebuilds arrived in the kde overlay, but the distfiles are not on > the mirror servers yet. I'm on ~amd64, this stuff is not masked for me. So > my world update stops due to missing files.No big problem, but still a > little annoying, and I would like to know how one should deal with this. > > I tried to put a link to $LAYMAN/kde/Documentation/package.mask/kde-4.6 in > /etc/portage/package.mask, but that of course masks KDE 4.6 completely. > > So I removed the kde overlay. This works, but it would downgrade stuff like > amarok-9999 which I am testing. I tried to avoid this by putting <media- > sound/amarok-9999 into package.mask, but it has no effect. Then I copied > media-sound/amarok from the kde overlay into my local overlay, now I can > update. > > Is there a better solution? This situation seems to happen with every minor > KDE update. > > Wonko
-- Andreas K. Huettel Gentoo Linux developer dilfridge@g.o


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