neil at digimed
Apr 28, 2012, 8:10 AM
Post #4 of 5
On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 14:49:54 +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote:
> > Certainly not. The most reasonable way is to maintain your own meta
> > package in an overlay. Just copy gnome-*.ebuild there and remove all
> > dependencies you don't like.
> Sounds like a good idea. I am not to happy with some meta packages
> either. I'll give it a try.
If you use portage-2.2, sets provide an easier way to do this. A set is
just a list of package atoms, one per line, in a file
in /etc/portage/sets, say /etc/portage/sets/gnome. Then you just emerge
Unlike a versioned ebuild, there is no need to modify the set when new
versions are released, the set will always use the latest matching
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