Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> On Montag 23 Februar 2009, Dale wrote:
>> I'm wanting to experiment a little with the new sets feature of
>> portage. I have searched around the forums, even looked at gentoo wiki
>> and read a few man pages. I can not find a good link to a how to for
>> sets. I would like to have a couple things if someone has them. 1) a
>> link to a good how to. 2) could someone send me a copy of a sets file
>> for something like KDE or something. Just something I can use for a
>> template if you would.
>> Thanks much. Oh, yea, I may be about to break something. I got my
>> backups up to date tho. o_O
>> :-) :-)
> put sets file in /etc/portage/sets
> cat /etc/portage/sets/qt-copy
> you are done. Really, there is no magic about sets. You put all the packet-
> atoms you want into a file, put the file into /etc/portage/sets and emerge
> @setname. That's it.
> Or look at this:
> cat /usr/local/portage/layman/kde-testing/sets/kde-4.2
> # We don't include kdesdk on the global set
> #for developers
> so as you can see - a set can be create out of other sets.
Ahhh, so a specific version can be placed in there just like in the
world file. Neato !!!
Lets say I have a set named dk-kde, with the prefix Allen suggested, and
I put kde-meta in that file. Would that emerge all the KDE or just that
one package? I emerged kde-meta to install KDE so that is all there is
in my world file right now. I notice you have several kde packages in
I'm going to do some reading on the links already posted in a bit.
Getting ready to cook a roast. Got to peal taters, wash carrots and
slice up a onion.