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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: How do I recover from deleted gcc on U60
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2006 23:59:23 -0500
Longman, Bill wrote:
>> I stupidly menaged to unmerge gcc on my Ultra60. It is the 
>> only one of my 
>> Sparcs currently running Gentoo.
>>
>> How to recover without a total re-install?  
> 
> Hmmm....I suspect you might be able to find the package on the install CD.
> And you probably have a working gcc on the install CD. You might try
> --usepkg.
> 
> I'm just guessing. Other minds will surely have better ideas.

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.

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Andrew Gaffney                            http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer                                   Installer Project
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