I have to say that I'm not familiar with portage or ebuilds at all, I just
have an interest in build systems, toolchains and scripting in general. But
I'm not committed to this project. It's just the hack-value and fun factor of
building everything from source I'm after. I think I can help, but there's no
On Monday 07 January 2008 14:34:58 Michael Sullivan wrote:
> Oh boy. I started off by following the stuff at gentoo-wiki, but I had
> to change a lot of stuff because it kept griping about things like not
> being able to find cygwin-binaries and other crap like that. I'm going
> to have to start over. Give me a few days to get it set back up to this
> point. In the meantime, is there anything I can do to avoid that
> missing keywork mask? The ebuilds in the cygwin overlay expect source
> tarballs that don't seem to be available anymore...
> On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 11:53 +0100, Stephane Mikaty wrote:
> > How did you setup your environment? That is, what are all the steps you
> > went through to get to this error message? Include the setup instructions
> > for portage, and all the wget commands for the source packages, and every
> > command you typed in your shell up to the point of failure. This would
> > allow people to reproduce the problem first. Without this, it's extremely
> > difficult to help.
> > Cheers
> > Stephane
> > On Sunday 06 January 2008 18:13:05 Michael Sullivan wrote:
> > > I'm still trying to get my cywin-with-gentoo system working. I can't
> > > successfully build ncurses-5.6-r2. The complete build listing is at
> > > http://www.espersunited.com/~michael/ncurses.txt , but the end of it is
> > >
> > > ranlib ../lib/libncurses.a
> > > Can't open .lib file: ../lib/libncurses.dll.a
> > > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > > make: *** [../lib/cygncurses5.dll] Error 1
> > > make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
> > > Creating library file: ../lib/libncurses.dll.a
> > > make: Leaving directory
> > > `/var/tmp/portage/ncurses-5.6-r2/work/narrowc/ncurses' make: *** [all]
> > > Error 2
> > >
> > > !!! ERROR: sys-libs/ncurses-5.6-r2 failed.
> > > !!! Function do_compile, Line 103, Exitcode 2
> > > !!! make failed
> > > !!! If you need support, post the topmost build error, NOT this status
> > > message.
> > >
> > > I know this list is mostly dead, but is there anyone still on it that
> > > can help me?