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Old 07-20-2012, 03:31 AM
Philip Webb
 
Default eix output and libpng

120720 meino.cramer@gmx.de wrote:
> If I do a 'eix libpng ' I get:
> [i] media-libs/libpng
> Available versions:
> (1.2) 1.2.49 ~1.2.50
> (0) 1.5.10 ~1.5.11 ~1.5.12
> {apng neon static-libs}
> Installed versions: 1.2.49(1.2)(04:53:36 07/20/12) 1.5.10(01:18:39 04/09/12)(apng -neon -static-libs)
>
> What is the meaning of '(1.2)' and '(0)' in
> (1.2) 1.2.49 ~1.2.50
> (0) 1.5.10 ~1.5.11 ~1.5.12

They're slots, so you can install eg 1.2.49 & 1.5.10 simultaneously.
To install the former do 'emerge libpng:1.2',
for the latter 'emerge libpng:0'.

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Old 07-21-2012, 02:27 AM
 
Default eix output and libpng

Philip Webb <purslow@ca.inter.net> [12-07-20 05:36]:
> 120720 meino.cramer@gmx.de wrote:
> > If I do a 'eix libpng ' I get:
> > [i] media-libs/libpng
> > Available versions:
> > (1.2) 1.2.49 ~1.2.50
> > (0) 1.5.10 ~1.5.11 ~1.5.12
> > {apng neon static-libs}
> > Installed versions: 1.2.49(1.2)(04:53:36 07/20/12) 1.5.10(01:18:39 04/09/12)(apng -neon -static-libs)
> >
> > What is the meaning of '(1.2)' and '(0)' in
> > (1.2) 1.2.49 ~1.2.50
> > (0) 1.5.10 ~1.5.11 ~1.5.12
>
> They're slots, so you can install eg 1.2.49 & 1.5.10 simultaneously.
> To install the former do 'emerge libpng:1.2',
> for the latter 'emerge libpng:0'.
>
> --
> ========================,,======================== ====================
> SUPPORT ___________//___, Philip Webb
> ELECTRIC /] [] [] [] [] []| Cities Centre, University of Toronto
> TRANSIT `-O----------O---' purslowatchassdotutorontodotca
>
>

Hi Philip,

One enlighment a day keep the confusion away ! )

Thanks a lot, that helps!

Have a nice weekend!
Best regards,
mcc
 

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