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On 21-04-2009 08:43:27 +0200, Markus Duft wrote:
> > > I also tried 'emerge --nodeps -1 portage' but got the same failure.
> > > It's not just sys-apps/portage that gets this error, either, it's
> > > every package.
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> just to get the list informed: solved this on IRC:
> emerge -av1 --nodeps "=sys-apps/portage-2.2.00.13286-r1"
> is required to get portage back up and working... current interix CD
> image portage refuses to do anythin wrt dependency resolution, or even
> parsing of EAPI=prefix ebuild (so he doesn't mask them but bails out -
% env EAPIPREFIX='' emerge -1av --nodeps portage
should do it as well, which immediately updates your vdb completely.
Sorry for the hassle, but I feel we have to go through this to get
Gentoo on a different level