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From: Martin Luessi <mluessi@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] broke prefix installation using "eselect profile"
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:33:22
Message-Id: CANyH568=XyBX2rM75hEyOAcKMYx+Gr1Aa=-x0DMhg13ia7imfA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] broke prefix installation using "eselect profile" by Fabian Groffen
Fabian,

Thanks a lot, changing the SYNC variable back fixed it. I am new to
gentoo-prefix and was not aware that it uses a different tree.

Best,

Martin

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
> Hi Martin, > > On 21-09-2011 14:06:47 -0400, Martin Luessi wrote: >> I just successfully installed a gentoo prefix setup on CentOS (amd64). >> I was silly and used "eselect profile" after the instllation and this >> seems to have broken the instllation. I tried to fix it by having >> "$EPREFIX/etc/make.profile" point to >> "$EPREFIX/usr/portage/profiles/prefix/linux/amd64". However, now >> portage tries to install masked packages, e.g., >> >> emerge -a portage >> .. >> [ebuild  N    *] sys-apps/sandbox-2.5  USE="(-multilib)" >> [ebuild     U *] sys-apps/portage-9999 [2.2.01.19295] USE="-python2% -python3%" >> >> The following keyword changes are necessary to proceed: >> #required by sys-apps/portage-9999, required by portage (argument) >> >=sys-apps/sandbox-2.5 ** >> #required by portage (argument) >> >=sys-apps/portage-9999 ** >> >> On the other hand, if I set "EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--autounmask=n" all >> versions of portage seem to be masked. I have not manually unmasked or >> masked any packages and have no idea why this is happening. Any tips >> on how to fix this are greatly appreciated. > > I think you messed with your SYNC variable.  There is no portage-9999 in > the Prefix tree, so I think you synced up a gx86 tree. > > Make sure portageq envvar SYNC returns a prefix mirror, > e.g. rsync://rsync.prefix.freens.org/gentoo-portage-prefix > > > -- > Fabian Groffen > Gentoo on a different level >

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Re: [gentoo-alt] broke prefix installation using "eselect profile" Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>