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From: Aaron Wilson <tallest@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] [prefix] emerge fails with "IndexError: list index out of range"
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 20:57:32
Message-Id: 3CD86C1C-1E1C-4A27-AB87-9AD836EF1200@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-alt] [prefix] emerge fails with "IndexError: list index out of range" by Fabian Groffen
OK. make.conf exists, but make.profile is a broken link, $EPREFIX/usr/ 
portage/profiles/default-prefix/ does not exist. How can I go about  
updating Portage? Can I get it from the overlay snapshot?

Thanks,
Aaron



On Jun 11, 2008, at 11:44 AM, Fabian Groffen wrote:

> On 11-06-2008 11:22:19 -0600, Aaron Wilson wrote: >> File "/Users/wilson/Library/Gentoo/usr/lib/portage/pym/portage/sets/ >> profiles.py", line 17, in __init__ >> self.description = "System packages for profile %s" % >> self._profile_paths[-1] >> IndexError: list index out of range >> >> I don't know if the problem existed before the sync as I hadn't >> touched >> portage in a month or so. Any help would be greatly appreciated. > > Check your $EPREFIX/etc/make.profile and make sure > $EPREFIX/etc/make.conf exists. You seem to run an older Portage that > has problems with those missing or broken. > > > -- > Fabian Groffen > Gentoo on a different level > -- > gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list >
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