On Wed, Feb 14 2018, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

> On 14/02/18 18:44, allan gottlieb wrote:
>> I have never needed package.provided before so am probably doing it
>> wrong.
>> There are know bugs I am encountering with
>> www-client/chromium-64.0.3282.140 and
>> net-libs/webkit-gtk-2.4.11-r200
>> Since each takes a while to build before failing, I would like to stop
>> trying until there is progress on the bugs
>> man 5 portage made me believe that package.provide was the answer.
> Why not just mask it? (/etc/portage/package.mask)

Basically the same problem as --exclude.  Portage wants me to unmask
them because they are needed.  Chromium is in @world and webkit-gtk is
needed for gnucash.


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