On 16-03-2006 12:27:21 -0800, m h wrote:
> On 3/16/06, Grobian <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On 16-03-2006 12:14:18 -0800, m h wrote:
> > > On 3/16/06, m h <sesquile@...> wrote:
> > > > I'll try copying over the normal tree from my gentoo box.
> > > >
> > > I fixed it by doing an absolute symlink rather than relative
> > > ie:
> > I remember having the same issue.
> > > $ ln -s /tmp/Mar16/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2005.1
> > > etc/make.profile
> > > instead of
> > > $ ln -s usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2005.1 etc/make.profile
> > >
> > > Now I need to find out why libc is unavailable...
> > >
> > > Portage 2.1.10 (default-linux/x86/2005.1, gcc-3.4.3, unavailable,
> > > 2.6.9-5.EL i686)
> > I thought I emerged it... but before that... I have no idea if I had it
> > or not. Makes sense a bit that portage doesn't know it has it. Not
> > sure whether this is vital or not.
> Hmmm, so should I just try and proceed with emerge system?
> I get :
> !!! All ebuilds that could satisfy "dev-libs/openssl" have been masked.
> !!! One of the following masked packages is required to complete your request:
> - dev-libs/openssl-0.9.8a (masked by: missing keyword)
> # Martin Schlemmer <firstname.lastname@example.org> (05 Jul 2005)
> # Masked for testing, as it breaks api
That is correct, lol. I tried doing openssl, (by unproviding it and
unmasking it locally) but that horribly fails due to some problem with
zlib (it seems my setup refuses to take zlib out of my prefix, and
fedora ships by default with a buggy and too old zlib according to
If you copied my profile, you need to put the openssl provide back in.
> I can go through and deal with these, but I don't want to get started
> down a track if it's the wrong one.
> Did you run into lots of issues in the portage tree? I'm assumming I
> should use the one I pointed to earlier. I'd prefer not to mix/match
> from the normal tree. But I'm open to suggestions on the best way to
With the profile I made (apart from the openssl issue) I was able to
emerge system. That is, everything I needed I added to the tree with
keyword ~amd64. That might give some trouble for you as well. Oops.
Gentoo for Mac OS X Project
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