List Archive: gentoo-ppc-dev
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Apparently it's a known issue (well, known to some at least ;-) ). I
added warnings to make.conf and make.globals in cvs so people don't turn
Note to ppc ebuild writers (if there are any out there...): if at all
possible, test your ebuilds on x86 too, even if they're ppc-only builds.
If you can't, a) pay close attention to the install stage - is DESTDIR
obeyed fully? b) when you send them in make sure you say that they've
only been tested on ppc. That way we can run them through the sandbox
Olivier Reisch wrote:
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>On Thursday 09 May 2002 02:51, David Chamberlain wrote:
>>I've been experiencing some pretty debilitating problems using the
>>sandbox on ppc. Basically portage freezes with no error message when I
>>try an emerge or ebuild with sandbox enabled; I can control-C to stop
>>it, but emerge -d doesn't give me any useful output.
>>Anyone else having similar probs? It's hard to test new ebuilds without
>>the sandbox turned on :-(
>>gentooppc-dev mailing list
>I just tried it and indeed, portage seems to freeze on PPC with sandbox turned
>on. It froze for me while unpacking package sources. I didn't investigate