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Old 02-14-2010, 01:45 PM
Volker Armin Hemmann
Default how to add an ebuild

On Sonntag 14 Februar 2010, Skippy wrote:
> Greetings;
> I'm needing to add an ebuild, but there is something I'm not doing
> right it seems.
> I have xorg-server- 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- digest" I can see that
> the file Manifest is altered.

> also tried "ebuild xorg-server- 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
into /usr/local/portage.

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