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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: broke prefix installation using "eselect profile"
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:13:03 +0200
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


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Fabian Groffen
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