how to hold a package at a specific version (so emerge -uD world doesn't change it)?
On 20:41 Wed 28 Jan , firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Sorry for topposting (BlackBerry behavior).
> I think that if emerge =x11-wm/awesome-3.1.1 fails, you should file a bug before masking it.
> Momesso Andrea
FWIW, have been using that version for about 10 days. Works great here.
What is the error you get?
> > > =x11-wm/awesome-3.1-r1 ~amd64
> > >
> > > in /etc/portage/package.keywords
> > >
> > > but 'emerge -uD world' still tries to build x11-wm/awesome-3.1.1
> > > which fails, so the whole process is stopped.
Normally, that works unless the greater version is stable or you have
accepted keyword for the greater version in some other place.
Thanks & Regards,
Man Shankar <man.ee.gen(at)gmail.com>