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I try to emerge tomcat and i get an error about the packages are masked how do i fix this LiVe ~ # emerge tomcat Calculating dependencies !!! All ebuilds ...
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- 07-28-2006 #1
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LiVe ~ # emerge tomcat
!!! All ebuilds that could satisfy "tomcat" have been masked.
!!! One of the following masked packages is required to complete your request:
- www-servers/tomcat-5.5.17-r1 (masked by: ~x86 keyword)
- www-servers/tomcat-5.0.27-r6 (masked by: package.mask)
# Joshua Nichols <firstname.lastname@example.org> (28 Jun 2002)
# Upstream discourages the use of 5.0.x, in favor of 5.5.x,
# except in the cases where applications explicitly need 5.0.x
- www-servers/tomcat-5.0.28-r12 (masked by: package.mask, ~x86 keyword)
For more information, see MASKED PACKAGES section in the emerge man page or
refer to the Gentoo Handbook.
any help would be great
- 07-28-2006 #2
I don't really mean to be an ass, but it does tell you right there how to fix this. You either do this:
If you dont' want to know what it does, then you can just type this to fix it:
echo "www-servers/tomcat ~x86" >> /etc/portage/package.keywords
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