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From: Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o>
To: gentoo-catalyst@l.g.o, python@g.o, gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-releng] Re: /usr/bin/python symlink not created in stage1 build
Date: Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:08:46
Message-Id: AANLkTi=Fqq0rr6vrxAyN0rDkg2oHUbe0WCv9OYrZuH3t@mail.gmail.com
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Matt Turner <mattst88@×××××.com> wrote: >> At the end of my stage1 build, I see (forgive me, Gmail's almost >> definitely going to line wrap the hell out of this) >> >> copying stage1-preclean-chroot.sh to >> /space/catalyst/tmp/default/stage1-mips4_n32-20110212/tmp/stage1root/tmp/ >> copying chroot-functions.sh to >> /space/catalyst/tmp/default/stage1-mips4_n32-20110212/tmp/stage1root/tmp/ >> Running stage1-preclean-chroot.sh in chroot >> /space/catalyst/tmp/default/stage1-mips4_n32-20110212/tmp/stage1root >> /tmp/chroot-functions.sh: /usr/sbin/env-update: /usr/bin/python: bad >> interpreter: No such file or directory >>  * Python seems to be broken, attempting to locate CHOST ourselves ... >>  * Switching native-compiler to mips64-unknown-linux-gnu-4.5.2 ... [ ok ] >> /tmp/chroot-functions.sh: /usr/sbin/env-update: /usr/bin/python: bad >> interpreter: No such file or directory >> /usr/bin/binutils-config: /usr/bin/portageq: /usr/bin/python: bad >> interpreter: No such file or directory >>  * Switching to mips64-unknown-linux-gnu-2.21 ... [ ok ] >> /tmp/chroot-functions.sh: /usr/sbin/env-update: /usr/bin/python: bad >> interpreter: No such file or directory >> >> So no /usr/bin/python symlink gets created. This causes the subsequent >> stage2 build to fail. I can chroot into the stage1 directory's >> tmp/stage1root/ and confirm this with eselect. >> >> # eselect python list >> Available Python interpreters: >>  [1]   python2.7 >> >> What's going on here and how do I make it work? >> >> nightmorph seems to allude to this problem here: >> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/gentoo/dev/222149 >> >> Thanks, >> Matt > > For completion sake, the problem is that the python ebuilds are > broken. They don't add a python symlink if no python symlink existed > before. This has been broken for a long time, and it's really stupidly > annoying, especially when the fix has been available in the python > overlay for three months. > > http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/python/changeset/405/overlays/python/dev-lang/python/python-2.7.2_pre20101128.ebuild > > Push it into the tree so that you don't continue to break my stage builds. > > Matt
This actually has been committed recently, my apologies.