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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: PREFIX on Cygwin
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 20:56:34 +0200
On 13-06-2006 11:47:35 -0700, Nimish Pachapurkar wrote:
> Thanks for offering help. Here are some of my problems:
> 1. First of all under cygwin, any path that has two slashes at the
> beginning is treated as a network path. So the seemingly harmless
> "root + portage_consts.EPREFIX" thingy fails with error message "No
> such hostname or network path: //opt/cyg-prefix". I worked around that
> by changing root from "/" to "/cygdrive/c/cygwin_root".

I think that workaround is reasonable.  However double slashes should
have been tackled already sometime... ?  Anyone know anything about

> 2. Secondly, emerge is not able to generate dependency cache for the
> system. I have two overlays in my tree and all I can see under
> var/cache/edb is those two empty directories (plus the normal base
> portage one). When I run emerge with --debug and --regen options, I
> get this error for each ebuild file in the tree:
> aug_get(): (0) Error in sys-devel/gcc-config-1.3.12-r4.ebuild (1)
>                Check for syntax error or corruption in the ebuild

What trees do you use?  I'm not entirely sure, but I think this error
can mean that you don't have EAPI="prefix" in your ebuild.  But I may
be very well mistaken.  I've seen the error myself before, that's for

Fabian Groffen
Gentoo for Mac OS X Project
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