MASKED Tilde with no `arch' what does it mean
On Sun, 14 Mar 2010 22:34:41 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Seriously, Do you know why emacs-24 is masked like that?
> What little I know of Ulrich Mueller is that he is quite a stalwart
> fellow and not much would get by him. I guess its just that its the
> cvs version eh?
Yes, CVS ebuilds are generally masked as they are too good a means of
breaking things to be installed without manual unmasking. Copy the mask
line to /etc/portage/package.unmask/emacs to see if it breaks for you.
Fill what's empty, empty what's full, scratch where it itches.