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On Tuesday 12 October 2004 08:53, Anupam Kapoor wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 23:19:08 -0400, Nicholas Jones <email@example.com>
> > > do you still think that i need to do an emerge -e world ?
> > Yes... Deleting things is what broke it the first time...
> > Why would deleting more things "help"?
> maybe the script tries to recreate the lost files ? i didn't look at
> the script, so this is all speculation.
There is no way in which the script can recreate the lost files as you
just have removed portages record of those files. This means you now have
orphan files. This is actually close to what Nick (THE PORTAGE
MAINTAINER) suggested, except that Nick's approach is safe as it actually
keeps the records.
Paul de Vrieze