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On Monday 30 October 2006 19:57, Francesco Talamona wrote:
> On Saturday 28 October 2006 11:08, Hemmann, Volker Armin wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 October 2006 07:02, Duncan wrote:
> > > You /could/ try turning sandbox off (in FEATURES). That's a bit
> > > dangerous by itself, but if you turn userpriv on at the same time,
> > > it should be fairly safe.
> > NO!
> > Just no!
> > Never ever turn of sandbox. Without sandbox, files can end everywhere
> > in your installation, destroying stuff, make apps segfault randomly -
> > and the worst, portage does not know about them.
> > Never ever turn of sandbox. And never tell others to do so.
> > btw
> > * sys-devel/gcc
> > Latest version available: 4.1.1-r1
> > Latest version installed: 4.1.1-r1
> > and I have sandbox enabled. So it is not a sandbox problem. Something
> > else is broken on his system.
> I'm running -sandbox since 09-June-2005, am I in such a danger?
> Shouldn't I have experienced destructive issues in the meantime?
> FEATURES="candy ccache buildpkg fixpackages -sandbox"
you have experienced it. You just don't see it. Somewhere in your filesystem
are files, that should not be there. Files, that portage does not know about
and that won't be removed, when the package gets uninstalled.
If a package does not build with sandbox, it is broken. Open a bug.
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