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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] broke prefix installation using "eselect profile"
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 18:13:16
In Reply to: [gentoo-alt] broke prefix installation using "eselect profile" by Martin Luessi
Hi Martin,

On 21-09-2011 14:06:47 -0400, Martin Luessi wrote:
> I just successfully installed a gentoo prefix setup on CentOS (amd64). > I was silly and used "eselect profile" after the instllation and this > seems to have broken the instllation. I tried to fix it by having > "$EPREFIX/etc/make.profile" point to > "$EPREFIX/usr/portage/profiles/prefix/linux/amd64". However, now > portage tries to install masked packages, e.g., > > emerge -a portage > .. > [ebuild N *] sys-apps/sandbox-2.5 USE="(-multilib)" > [ebuild U *] sys-apps/portage-9999 [] USE="-python2% -python3%" > > The following keyword changes are necessary to proceed: > #required by sys-apps/portage-9999, required by portage (argument) > >=sys-apps/sandbox-2.5 ** > #required by portage (argument) > >=sys-apps/portage-9999 ** > > On the other hand, if I set "EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--autounmask=n" all > versions of portage seem to be masked. I have not manually unmasked or > masked any packages and have no idea why this is happening. Any tips > on how to fix this are greatly appreciated.
I think you messed with your SYNC variable. There is no portage-9999 in the Prefix tree, so I think you synced up a gx86 tree. Make sure portageq envvar SYNC returns a prefix mirror, e.g. rsync:// -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level


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