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Old 05-29-2003, 03:05 PM   #1
elektrohirn
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gentoo emerge


hello,
one question: i want to emerge a 'masked' package (eclipse-SDK to name it) but it doesn't emerge because it is 'masked'. as far as i've understood 'masked' packages are not yet fully tested and could be unstable. how can i install such a package anyway, or where can i edit this 'masks'?

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Old 06-02-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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There is a file containing the names of the masked packages:
/usr/portage/profiles/package.mask
Remove any packages you wan't to unmask from that file using your favorite text editor.
 
Old 06-02-2003, 04:39 PM   #3
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only a few masked packages are listed in there, do this...

[root@linux root]$ ACCEPT_KEYWORDS=~x86 emerge packagename
 
  


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