ifplugd replacement?

Stephen Ward sjward at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 09:13:43 MDT 2007


On 3/30/07, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
>
> On Friday 30 March 2007, Stephen Ward wrote:
> > > Have you tried telling it to just attempt the emerge anyway?
> > >
> > > echo sys-apps/ifplugd x86 >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
> > > emerge ifplugd
> > >
> > > This works most of the time, in my experience.
> >
> > I gave that a shot (replacing "x68" with "sparc"), without any luck.
> > Portage still says it's blocked by a missing keyword.  I opened up the
> > ebuild file and 'sparc' was not in the list of KEYWORDS.
>
> Try "x86" as the keyword, not sparc.
>
> It will probably work--since it looks like it's listed as a debian package
> (and debian iirc makes a point to have all of it's packages work on all
> ports).  (well, debian lists it for sparc at any rate)
>
>
> Nick
>

Looks like the probability of it working is about 100% :)  Thanks a bunch,
guys.  Problem solved.

Stephen



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