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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE sections SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
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4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 4<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
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9<sections> 9<sections>
10 10
11<version>1.5</version> 11<version>1.5</version>
12<date>2005-04-25</date> 12<date>2005-04-25</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Using One Branch</title> 15<title>Using One Branch</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>The Stable Branch</title> 17<title>The Stable Branch</title>
18<body> 18<body>
19 19
20<p> 20<p>
21The ACCEPT_KEYWORDS variable defines what software branch you use on your 21The ACCEPT_KEYWORDS variable defines what software branch you use on your
22system. It defaults to the stable software branch for your architecture, for 22system. It defaults to the stable software branch for your architecture, for
113<pre caption="Enabling a particular gnumeric test version"> 113<pre caption="Enabling a particular gnumeric test version">
114=app-office/gnumeric-1.2.13 ~x86 114=app-office/gnumeric-1.2.13 ~x86
115</pre> 115</pre>
116 116
117</body> 117</body>
118</subsection> 118</subsection>
119</section> 119</section>
120<section> 120<section>
121<title>Using Masked Packages</title> 121<title>Using Masked Packages</title>
122<subsection> 122<subsection>
123<title>The package.unmask file</title> 123<title>The package.unmask file</title>
124<body> 124<body>
125 125
126<p> 126<p>
127The Gentoo developers do <b>not</b> support the use of these files. Please 127The Gentoo developers do <b>not</b> support the use of these files. Please
128exercise due caution while doing so. Support requests related to 128exercise due caution when doing so. Support requests related to
129<c>package.unmask</c> and/or <c>package.mask</c> will not be answered. You have 129<c>package.unmask</c> and/or <c>package.mask</c> will not be answered. You have
130been warned. 130been warned.
131</p> 131</p>
132 132
133<p> 133<p>
134When a package has been masked by the Gentoo developers and you still want to 134When a package has been masked by the Gentoo developers and you still want to
135use it despite the reason mentioned in the <path>package.mask</path> file 135use it despite the reason mentioned in the <path>package.mask</path> file
136(situated in <path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> by default), add the 136(situated in <path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> by default), add the
137<e>exact</e> same line in <path>/etc/portage/package.unmask</path>. 137<e>exact</e> same line in <path>/etc/portage/package.unmask</path>.
138</p> 138</p>
139 139
140<p> 140<p>
141For instance, if <c>=net-mail/hotwayd-0.8</c> is masked, you can unmask it by 141For instance, if <c>=net-mail/hotwayd-0.8</c> is masked, you can unmask it by
142adding the exact same line in the <path>package.unmask</path> file: 142adding the exact same line in the <path>package.unmask</path> file:
143</p> 143</p>

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