On Sonntag 14 Februar 2010, Skippy wrote:
> I'm needing to add an ebuild, but there is something I'm not doing
> right it seems.
> I have xorg-server-18.104.22.1681-r2.ebuild. The file that is.
> I place it in /usr/portage/x11-base/xorg-server/
you should place it in /usr/local/portage/x11-base/xorg-server
> I run "ebuild xorg-server-22.214.171.1241-r2.ebuild digest" I can see that
> the file Manifest is altered.
> also tried "ebuild xorg-server-126.96.36.1991-r2.ebuild manifest" as man
> page says those are equivilant.
> Then eix-update.
> Then "eix xorg-server" - the version I am trying to add does not appear
> in the output.
because it got deleted?
> What am I missing here? Other than my sanity.
see above. You are doing it wrong. Everything in /usr/portage is nuked with
the next sync if it isn't on the rsync-server. You have to put your own stuff