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To: Paul Heinlein <heinlein@...>
From: Ralph Mitchell <rmitchell@...>
Subject: Re: Dueling ebuilds?
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 00:20:35 -0500
My understanding is that modutils goes with 2.4.x and module-init-tools 
goes with anything 2.5.x and higher.  I certainly had a problem with 
modules on an x86 laptop with both installed.  In the end I unmerged 
both and then re-emerged module-init-tools, as the description for that 
one says:

    "Kernel module tools for the development kernel >=2.5.48"

and I'm using 2.6.9 now.

I have both installed on a sparc64 system, and it's probably just luck 
that module-init-tools was the last one to be installed, and so it all 
works.  When I have time to experiment, I'll see about fixing that.

Ralph Mitchell


Paul Heinlein wrote:

>Does this look familiar to anyone? I've got modutils-2.4.25 and
>module-init-tools-3.0-r2 installed. It looks like dueling dependencies
>to me, but I'm not a portage expert, not even close. :-)
>
>---- 8-< -----
>irvine root # emerge -Dpv world
>
>These are the packages that I would merge, in order:
>
>Calculating world dependencies ...done!
>[blocks B     ] sys-apps/modutils (from pkg sys-apps/module-init-tools-3.0-r2)
>[blocks B     ] sys-apps/module-init-tools (from pkg sys-apps/modutils-2.4.25)
>----- 8-< -----
>
>Thanks.
>
>-- Paul Heinlein <heinlein@...>
>
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