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From: Barry.SCHWARTZ@...
Subject: Re: Re: I seem to have lost my 'system' list
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 01:34:25 -0600
Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> skribis:
> John Myers posted <200511181334.24646.electronerd@...>,
> excerpted below,  on Fri, 18 Nov 2005 13:34:20 -0800:
> 
> > I was just running 'emerge -p depclean' to see what portage thinks it doesn't 
> > need anymore, to tune my world file, and it told me 
> > 
> > !!! You have no system list.
> > !!! Proceeding will break your installation.
> > 
> > This seemed a little odd to me. 
> > 
> > What file is the system list stored in? I thought it was somewhere 
> > in /usr/portage/profiles, but I couldn't find anything there, either on this 
> > box, or on my (x86) local rsync server (which still has its system list).
> > 
> > both machines are running portage-2.0.53_rc7 and accept ~arch
> 
> The system list will be in your profile, which is /supposed/ to be the
> directory pointed to by the /etc/make.profile symlink.  Normally, that
> symlink will point to somewhere in the portage tree, under profiles, which
> would mean a subdir of /usr/portage/profiles (typically
> /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/amd64/2005.1 or something similar), if
> you haven't customized the path to your $PORTDIR.
> 
> Assuming the symlink is pointing to the correct spot in your portage tree,
> if the spot (or your entire portage tree) is somehow empty, an emerge sync
> should correct the issue.

Neh, I got the same problem. Seems sync with an outside server fixes
the problem, so it must be a bug in my local rsync server, likely a
semi-ubiquitous bug.

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