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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: Starting on OS X...
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 07:34:00 +0200
On 13-09-2006 15:11:27 -0600, Nathan wrote:
> <><><><>
> 
> Ok, so I started on http://gentoo-wiki.com/Portage-prefix at the very
> top of the page.  I downloaded
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~kito/distfiles/portage-prefix-latest.tar.bz2
> and then configured and installed portage in ~/gentoo, and then the
> page sort of drops off.
> 
> Running ~/gentoo/usr/bin/emerge gives:
> 
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/tmp doesn't exist, creating it...
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/var/tmp doesn't exist, creating it...
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/var/lib doesn't exist, creating it...
> !!! Problem with sandbox binary. Disabling...
> 
> --- 'profiles/updates' is empty or not available. Empty portage tree?
> emerge: wheel group use is being deprecated. Please update group and passwd 
> to
>        include the portage user as noted above, and then use group portage.
> !!! ARCH is not set... Are you missing the /etc/make.profile symlink?
> !!! Is the symlink correct? Is your portage tree complete?
> 
> <><><><>

Ok, I'd suggest to use the bootstrap script instead: :)

> Then, further down on the page there's an  "OSX quick bootstrap
> (experimental)" section.  It starts off with "First, find the
> bootstrap script and let it install portage."
> 
> Elsewhere on the page it says "Bootstrapping is done using a bootstrap
> script in ${PORTDIR}/scripts/bootstrap-prefix.sh."  <-- but theres no
> bootstrap-prefix.sh anywhere in my ~/gentoo

A bit stupid, but it's in the latest prefix-tree snapshot.  Download it,
unpack it and run the script.  It downloads a snapshot again and
everything necessary for a first bootstrap.

See if you can get to start the bootstrap script.

Thanks for trying


-- 
Fabian Groffen
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