Packages with the experimental use flag

app-admin / puppet : A system automation and configuration management software.

  • Add patches for things in testing

app-emulation / ganeti : Ganeti is a virtual server management software tool

  • Enable experimental patches. Warning! This will break RPC within major versions if the patches applied differ!

app-office / kexi : Visual database applications creator

  • Enable features deemed experimental by upstream

app-text / wdiff : Create a diff disregarding formatting

  • Build experimental utilities (mdiff, unify, wdiff2)

dev-db / mysql : A fast, multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database server

  • Build experimental features aka "rapid" plugins

dev-db / percona-server : A fast, multi-threaded, multi-user SQL database server

dev-games / ogre : Object-oriented Graphics Rendering Engine

  • Build experimental BETA component 'HLMS'

dev-libs / libsecp256k1 : Optimized C library for EC operations on curve secp256k1

  • Allow experimental USE flags

games-roguelike / nethack : The ultimate old-school single player dungeon exploration game

kde-apps / ktp-accounts-kcm : KDE Telepathy account management kcm

  • Enables disabled telepathy services (currently only steam)

media-libs / libwebp : A lossy image compression format


media-plugins / calf : A set of open source instruments and effects for digital audio workstations

  • Enable experimental features/plugins

net-analyzer / hexinject : Network packet sniffer and injector

net-misc / ptpd : Precision Time Protocol daemon

net-nds / openldap : LDAP suite of application and development tools

  • Enable experimental backend options

net-wireless / aircrack-ng : WLAN tools for breaking 802.11 WEP/WPA keys

  • Build the "experimental" tools which may randomly fail to run properly

net-wireless / bluez : Bluetooth Tools and System Daemons for Linux

  • Build experimental plugins

sys-kernel / aufs-sources : Full sources (incl. Gentoo patchset) for the linux kernel tree and aufs4 support

sys-kernel / ck-sources : Gentoo's genpatches for Linux 5.1, with Con Kolivas' MuQSS process scheduler.

sys-kernel / gentoo-sources : Full sources including the Gentoo patchset for the 5.1 kernel tree

  • Apply experimental patches; for more information, see "".

sys-kernel / mips-sources : Linux-Mips GIT sources for MIPS-based machines, dated 20181112