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Bug 346209 - Portage option to not upgrade from overlay
Summary: Portage option to not upgrade from overlay
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 185377
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Enhancement/Feature Requests (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-11-20 18:28 UTC by dE
Modified: 2010-11-21 08:28 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description dE 2010-11-20 18:28:06 UTC
If you've installed lots of overlays, you'll notice that on upgrading, certain packages that are in the overlay are pulled.

There should be an option to not allow that to happen unless you strictly specify the version.

A possible value in FEATURE?

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2010-11-20 18:39:30 UTC
In portage-2.2 you can use atom::repo in package.mask (part of bug 185377), in order to mask versions from a specific repo (also involves bug 262038). Maybe this helps you accomplish your goal?
Comment 2 dE 2010-11-21 04:50:45 UTC
That looks good.

Close this one?
Comment 3 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2010-11-21 08:28:24 UTC
I guess we can consider this as a duplicate of bug 185377.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 185377 ***