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From: John Covici <covici@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: how to prevent portage from installing masked package
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2018 08:44:54
Message-Id: m3h8hyp2nh.wl-covici@ccs.covici.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: how to prevent portage from installing masked package by Martin Vaeth
On Sun, 07 Oct 2018 02:48:08 -0400,
Martin Vaeth wrote:
> > Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk> wrote: > > --Sig_/199FZt974m.Ua./7+MHQOSx > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII > > Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable > > > > On Sat, 06 Oct 2018 18:51:11 -0400, John Covici wrote: > > > >> > With USE=3D"atk-bridge adwaita-icon-theme" this "breakage" will not > >> > happen. =20 > > > >> However -adwaita-icon-theme is followed by % -- does this not mean it > >> cannot be modified by the user? > > > > No, it means the flag is "newly added or removed", parentheses indicate a > > masked flag. > > That being said, if you are not interested to ever disable any of > these two USE-flags, there is no reason to ever install gtk+:3 > from the mv overlay. (The whole point of gtk+:3 in the mv overlay is > to make this functionality - hence the dependencies it brings - > optional.) I suggest that in this case you put > > x11-libs/gtk+:3::mv > > into your package mask instead of a particular version mask. > >
OK, thanks, I will see what happens. -- Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is: How do you spend it? John Covici wb2una covici@××××××××××.com