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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Locking dependant installs
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2012 15:34:32
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Locking dependant installs by
On Sun, 7 Oct 2012 17:20:05 +0200, meino.cramer@×××.de wrote:

> I want to emerge application "F", which > depends on library "A","B","C","D" and "E", > which unfortunately are not used by any other > program and are really heavy to compile in terms > of compile time. > > Unfortunately the last step -- the compilation > of "A" -- fails, which I recognize unfortunately > but naturally at the moment all other dependencies > are installed. > > Is there a legal and clean way to "lock" those > already installed dependencies and save them > from being wiped out by the tidy and clean up > commands normally used after a general update > of gentoo?
I can think of three options: 1) Create a set (if using portage 2.2). Add each of the packages to /etc/portage/sets/depsforF then emerge -n @depsforF. 2) quickpkg B C D E - then it doesn't matter if they are unmerged them as you can quickly re-emerge them with the -k option. 3) Don't run emerge --depclean until you have resolved this issue. -- Neil Bothwick How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?


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Re: [gentoo-user] Locking dependant installs meino.cramer@×××.de
Re: [gentoo-user] Locking dependant installs Marc Joliet <marcec@×××.de>