Gentoo Archives: gentoo-sparc

From: "Mitchell
To: gentoo-sparc@l.g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-sparc] How do I recover from deleted gcc on U60
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 2006 05:16:53
Message-Id: F1974DF818C64C48BA2D57ABA342D96702F847A5@usplm239.amer.corp.eds.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-sparc] How do I recover from deleted gcc on U60 by Andrew Gaffney
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From: Andrew Gaffney [mailto:agaffney@g.o]
> > While the minimal and universal CDs *may( have a gutted gcc with minimal > functionality, there is no /var/db/pkg, so you can't really use portage with it. > > You have 2 options for recovering from this: 1) find someone who has a recent > gcc built with the same USE that you had and similar CFLAGS, or 2) reinstall.
Couldn't he unpack a stage3 tarball, chroot into it and do just enough updates to get gcc to the level he previously had?? Then quickpkg it and drop it into the munged system. Or am I being terribly naive?? Ralph Mitchell

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RE: [gentoo-sparc] How do I recover from deleted gcc on U60 Ferris McCormick <fmccor@g.o>