Bryan Gardiner <email@example.com> [12-08-06 09:24]:
> On August 6, 2012 06:51:41 AM firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > What is meant with "please convert /etc/portage/package.keywords to a
> > directory" What will happen to the contents of that file? What is the name
> > of the directory to create? How can I fix that?
> > Thank you very much in advance for any help!
> > Best regards,
> > mcc
> package.keywords can be a directory instead of a file, in which case the "file"
> that ends up getting used is the concatenation of all of the files in the
> directory. It lets you split your keywords up rather than having one large
> monolithic file. In my case:
> $ ll /etc/portage/package.accept_keywords/
> total 28
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4314 Apr 22 12:42 eclipse-3.7
> -rw-r--r-- 1 khumba khumba 8739 Aug 1 23:56 kde-4.9.keywords.2012-08-01
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 3999 Aug 2 23:11 mine
> The KDE file for example is provided on the Gentoo KDE page for unmasking all
> of the files necessary for KDE 4.9, and you don't have to merge it into your
> personal keywords file. You have to be careful not to leave any xxx~ backup
> files in the directory, because they count as well.
> The same applies to package.use. The new style is for the file/directory to be
> called package.accept_keywords. There's more info in "man 5 portage".
thank you for your help and explanations!