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From: Willie Wong <wwong@×××××××××.EDU>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] package.provided
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 01:44:24
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] package.provided by Jeremy Olexa
1 On Sun, Jul 16, 2006 at 08:22:54PM -0500, Penguin Lover Jeremy Olexa squawked:
2 > Hi,
3 > Is there any other solution to the /etc/make.profile/package.provided
4 > file? As we all know the /usr/portage/ dir gets wiped of custom files on
5 > every sync. It seems kinda silly that there is a package.provided
6 > solution but it gets wiped every time, so is there any other way to
7 > accomplish the same thing on a more permanent term that I am not aware
8 > of? The portage man page does not suggest anything else.
10 I've been wondering about that too. Perhaps that is what
11 /etc/portage/profile is for? Per man portage:
13 /etc/portage/profile/
14 site-specific overrides of /etc/make.profile/
16 W
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20 turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission.
21 The kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance.
22 ~Saki
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