[paludis-user] --dl-reinstall-scm and package versions other than 9999

David Pyke David.Pyke at csa.ca
Mon Jan 11 14:10:10 UTC 2010

Is there a somewhat simple way of turning -9999 ebuilds into -scm?  I'm
not afraid of editing the ebuilds and making them local if that is

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[mailto:paludis-user-bounces at lists.pioto.org] On Behalf Of Ciaran
Sent: January 10, 2010 2:48 PM
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Subject: Re: [paludis-user] --dl-reinstall-scm and package versions
other than 9999

On Sun, 10 Jan 2010 11:45:18 -0800
Joseph Kowalski <joekowalski at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using the gentoo kde repository, and I've switched from using the 
> -9999:live builds (which builds from trunk) to the -4.4.9999:4.4 
> (which builds from the 4.4 branch) and now --dl-reinstall-scm no 
> longer recognizes these as scm builds. Is there a way to get paludis 
> to see these packages as scm builds?

Not really. Even recognising -9999 as scm is a nasty hack that shouldn't
be there. Unfortunately Gentoo doesn't want this fixed properly.

Ciaran McCreesh

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