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From: "Martin Skjöldebrand" <martin@××××××××××××.org>
To: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>, gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 05:25:26
Message-Id: 1102050588.7267.2.camel@Carnelian
In Reply to: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2 by Sven Vermeulen
On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 20:53 +0100, Sven Vermeulen wrote:
> Hi all > > Rac pointed me to the following thread: > http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.php?t=254119 > > In short, he advises to use stage3 even if you want to perform a stage1 or > stage2 so that you won't have issues with things like circular dependencies > (foo depends on bar which depends on foo) and files on your system that > aren't registered in Portage' DB.
Only time I've seen this is with 2004.3 where automake depended on autoconf, which depended on automake ... What worked was doing an emerge of autoconf --nodeps, then continuing with the installation. Rgds, Martin S -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list