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On 01/24/2010 07:12 AM, Benny Pedersen wrote:
> should not be marked as system ?
> it removes python-wrapper and this remove python link from
> /usr/bin/python linked to /usr/bin/python-wrapper so all portage does
> not work after this, but i solved it with a quickpkg from another host
> my dump question why is it not listed as a system pkg when it really
> seems so important ?
Removing packages with emerge -C is always potentially dangerous. The
recommended tool these days is emerge --depclean. emerge -C really only
comes to use with blockers and then maintainers should design the
upgrade paths so that you don't need to remove anything that breaks things.