dbelan2 at cs
Sep 18, 2004, 10:16 PM
Post #3 of 5
On Sat, Sep 18, 2004 at 08:16:02PM -0700, Lenroc wrote:
Re: Re: How to merge a package with no "ppc" flag set?
[In reply to]
> On Sat, 18 Sep 2004 19:19:12 -0700, Lenroc wrote:
> >> Is there any way for me to emerge the package and see how it works, or
> >> should I just submit a bug asking for the "~ppc" flag to be added?
> Stefan responded, off list:
> | Arguably the most elegant way to do this is to insert a corresponding
> | line in /etc/portage/package.keywords (create the file--and
> | directory--if not present) to enable the ~x86 version for this package
> | only. In your case, insert the following line:
> | www-apps/mambo -* ~x86
> That worked great, thanks Stefan!
> I haven't tried 'running' it yet, but it emerged just fine.
It is easier to simply provide the ebuild filename:
If it works great simply let the ppc developer know and
they will keyword it ~ppc.
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