On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 09:38:05 +0200, Dirk Uys wrote:
> I'm running a stable gentoo installation and getting a block on
> vmware-player: [ebuild U ] app-emulation/vmware-player-184.108.40.206166
> [220.127.116.11488] 61,559 kB
> [ebuild N ] app-emulation/vmware-modules-18.104.22.168 478 kB
> [blocks B ] >=app-emulation/vmware-modules-22.214.171.124 (is blocking
> I have the following in /etc/package.keyworkds/vmware-player
> <file /etc/package.keyworkds/vmware-player>
> app-emulation/vmware-player ~amd64
> app-emulation/vmware-modules ~amd64
> dev-cpp/libsexymm ~amd64
> x11-libs/libview ~amd64
> Is this just a consequence of mixing stable and unstable, or is there
> a way I can get around this?
Each vmware package depends on a specific modules version. In order to
update vmware-player, you must first update vmware-modules,but that
version is blocked by the existing player. There are two alternatives
Unmerge vmware-player then reemerge it.
Upgrade to the latest portage, which handles these blocks for you.
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