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Posted 03-10-2009 at 03:38 PM bySeph64 (Seph64's Lair)
Even if they are masked (either by keyword or hard masked).
Recently, the Gentoo dev team decided that KDE-4.2 needs a newer version of Xorg in order to function (it's been working pretty well with the version of Xorg I have been using). Wouldn't be a big deal if I didn't need to unmask all packages related to the new version.
And of course, it won't display a list of said packages. Because god forbid that I'd have an easy time unmasking packages right? I either have...
Posted 03-10-2009 at 05:08 AM bybitpicker (Bitpicker's Blog: Random musings and rants)
It's one of these days. Sometimes I feel like one of a small number of lemmings who have learned to turn right before they reach the edge of the cliff. Now we few lemmings are standing there, desperately trying to keep all the others from following their one-dimensional path to self-destruction. But is it really worth it?
Sometimes I feel that people have an inalienable right to their own stupidity. Users using Windows is natural selection at work. Let them go down. Don't try to help...