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To: Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>, gentoo-doc@g.o
From: Martin Skjöldebrand <martin@...>
Subject: Re: Stage3 better than stage1/2
Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 06:09:48 +0100
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


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