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On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 02:47:41 -0600, Carlos Sura wrote:
> > The problem is that it is trying to write to /var/lock, which is on /
> > at this point, rather than /run/lock, which is on a writeable tmpfs.
> I got this error, and saw a bugfile on Gentoo, just downgrade to your
> previous working version and you will get it working again.
That bug report also showed the correct solution. There's no need to
downgrade, just change the locking_dir location from /var/lock
to /run/lock. Not only is this simpler and faster, it means another
update can't cause the same problem.
When there's a will, I want to be in it.