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From: "Daryl P. Williams" <daryl@...>
Subject: Re: newbie help with emerge --update --deep --newuse world
Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2006 06:20:20 -0700
hi David. thanks for your reply. i will try your suggestions and see 
what happens.
rather than a bug in glibc,  i suspect it is some error on my part as i 
build up my
experience with gentoo. i hope to get over this issue and start using 
and working
with gentoo soon.

regards,

daryl


David wrote:
> Hi Daryl,
>
> The builds fail.  Could be a bug in Gentoo, a misconfiguration, etc.
> I do not have the answer of what is going on wrong in this case,
> maybe someone else will know.
>
> I will do the following suggestions though.
>
> 1) Remove ~ppc64 from your keywords or try the glibc marked stable
> (ppc64).  ~ppc64 denotes the testing versions.  If you are new, you
> might want to go with the stable version for most packages, they
> have been slightly tested better.
>
> 2) You can always skip glibc for now and install the other packages.
> With:
> emerge -av --oneshot pkg1 pkg2 ...
> you will be able to merge pkg1 pkg2 ...
> --oneshot will prevent them from being recorded in the world file.
> If there is a build bug for glibc, it might be fixed some time soon.
> Check bugs.gentoo.org and forums.gentoo.org for info too.
>
> Welcome to the Gentoo world and good luck with this problem.
>
> David
>
>   
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