How to acchieve the opposite of 'provided'...so to say ?
On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 13:44:58 +0200
Alan McKinnon <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:35:32 +0100
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I want to make certain packages immune against "emerge --depclean"
> > even when startet without "--pretend" (or other actions to remove
> > packages which emerge evaluates as obsoloted and no longe in use).
> > How can I acchieve this?
> Put those packages in world
> If you don't want to clutter your world file, create a custom set
> in /etc/portage/sets/ and put that set in world. Same overall effect
> with some extra nice categorization
emerge --noreplace <package name>. If you do it that way you will not
have to rebuild it!