On 29/03/2015 18:21, Mick wrote:
> On Sunday 29 Mar 2015 17:08:32 Yanestra wrote:
>> On 03/29/2015 05:03 PM, waben...@gmail.com wrote:
>>> "In most of the cases, Portage will be able to deliver correct
>>> suggestions for that when using the --autounmask feature.
>> The first thing what happens here is that kde wants to upgrade because
>> qtchooser's mask miraculously becomes ignored. And qtchooser itself
>> doesn't install together with the libraries it pretends to control
>> because there masses of conflicts, no matter what combination (qt4, qt5)
>> I try.
>> It has taken months of experimentation to get all the software to work
>> which I need. It was tricky, because in many places only particular
>> versions do.
>> All that dissolves in a giant pile of rubbish...
> I've also ended up with qt blockers, that I do not seem capable to overcome
> yet. KDE wants qt 4.8.5 installed which is blocking qt 4.8.6. How did you
> about overcoming this?
I went through that exercise about a month ago, and I needed this:
Apparently I have some 32-bit app that uses Qt, and wine is also in the
mix. I imagine the number of possibilities and complications about this
can be huge and many folks will need to make their own unique tweaks to
package.use, and it'll take a while to shake out all the cruft in the tree