[darcs-users] compiling darcs with ghc-6.4 failed

Andres Loeh andres at cs.uu.nl
Mon Mar 21 18:42:23 UTC 2005

> The proper way to 'unmask' a package is to add a line to a file  
> /etc/portage/package.unmask:
>    dev-lang/ghc
> (without spaces at the beginning).  This way the mask will persist through  
> emerge syncs.

Although this is quickly getting off-topic, I would like to warn
you not to unmask packages "globally", but rather unmask specific
versions, such as


in this situation. Otherwise, you might later accidentally update to
a package version which is really broken ...


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