On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Duncan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Canek PelÃ¡ez ValdÃ©s posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:26:22 -0600 as
>> Hi; I'm trying to make a custom profile, and I need to remove a package
>> from the system set. Is there a way I can do this without editing
>> Sorry if this is the wrong place for asking such a question.
> FWIW, gentoo-dev is for development related questions. Â The right place
> would be the gentoo-user list. Â Not really right but better than the
> general gentoo-dev list would be the portage-devel list.
I would have that in mind next time.
> Never-the-less and not to send you away empty-handed, yes of course
> there's a way to override it locally. Â Gentoo wouldn't be gentoo
> otherwise. =:^)
> See the portage (5) manpage, in particular, a search on
> "/etc/portage/profile" in that manpage, plus the note under the packages
> file description (in the /etc/make.profile/ section) about removing
> packages from the system set.
> More specifically, here's my /etc/portage/profile/packages:
> # I don't need these
> If the package is listed as a dependency somewhere as well, you may need
> to add an entry to packages.provided in the same dir, as well. Â For
> example, from mine (I build everything I need into the kernel,
> no kernel modules so no module-init-tools needed to load them, either):
That's exactly what I needed. Thanks.
Canek PelÃ¡ez ValdÃ©s
Posgrado en Ciencia e IngenierÃa de la ComputaciÃ³n
Universidad Nacional AutÃ³noma de MÃ©xico