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From: Harry Putnam <reader@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: How to install a pkg without all dependencies?
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:45:50
Message-Id: 871tnwss0n.fsf@reader.local.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] How to install a pkg without all dependencies? by Nils Holland
1 Nils Holland <nholland@×××××.org> writes:
3 > Reading your question again I see that I might have misunderstood it.
4 > So, it seems that you want to install an ebuild from portage for which
5 > you have satistied a dependency by manually installing some piece of
6 > software. In that case /etc/portage/package.provided is the file you
7 > want to edit. You add lines in there that describe which packages the
8 > system should assume are already in place, as you've dealt with them
9 > by hand. portage(5) has more details about the purpose of that file.
11 Some of this threads posts may be crossing in delivery so restating
12 what I am trying
14 package.provided:
15 >=app-editors/emacs-24
17 This appears to be ignored by portage as I see the same deps pkgs
18 with:
20 emerge -vp emacs-w3m
22 Calculating dependencies... done!
23 [ebuild N ] app-admin/eselect-emacs-1.17 0 KiB
24 [ebuild N ] virtual/w3m-0 0 KiB
25 [ebuild N ] app-emacs/emacs-common-gentoo-1.4-r1 USE="X -games" 40 KiB
26 [ebuild N ] app-editors/emacs-24.4-r1:24 USE="X acl alsa dbus gif gpm gtk gtk3 inotify jpeg png svg tiff xpm zlib -Xaw3d (-aqua) -athena -games -gconf -gfile -gnutls -gsettings -gzip-el -hesiod -imagemagick -kerberos -libxml2 -livecd -m17n-lib -motif -pax_kernel (-selinux) -sound -source -toolkit-scroll-bars -wide-int -xft" 38804 KiB
27 [ebuild N ] virtual/emacs-24 0 KiB
28 [ebuild N ] app-emacs/emacs-w3m-1.4.528_pre20140213 LINGUAS="-ja" 734 KiB


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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: How to install a pkg without all dependencies? Matti Nykyri <matti.nykyri@×××.fi>