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From: Barry.SCHWARTZ@×××××××××××××.org
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: I seem to have lost my 'system' list
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 07:36:00
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Re: I seem to have lost my 'system' list by Duncan <>
Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net> skribis:
> John Myers posted <200511181334.24646.electronerd@××××××××××.com>, > excerpted below, on Fri, 18 Nov 2005 13:34:20 -0800: > > > I was just running 'emerge -p depclean' to see what portage thinks it doesn't > > need anymore, to tune my world file, and it told me > > > > !!! You have no system list. > > !!! Proceeding will break your installation. > > > > This seemed a little odd to me. > > > > What file is the system list stored in? I thought it was somewhere > > in /usr/portage/profiles, but I couldn't find anything there, either on this > > box, or on my (x86) local rsync server (which still has its system list). > > > > both machines are running portage-2.0.53_rc7 and accept ~arch > > The system list will be in your profile, which is /supposed/ to be the > directory pointed to by the /etc/make.profile symlink. Normally, that > symlink will point to somewhere in the portage tree, under profiles, which > would mean a subdir of /usr/portage/profiles (typically > /usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/amd64/2005.1 or something similar), if > you haven't customized the path to your $PORTDIR. > > Assuming the symlink is pointing to the correct spot in your portage tree, > if the spot (or your entire portage tree) is somehow empty, an emerge sync > should correct the issue.
Neh, I got the same problem. Seems sync with an outside server fixes the problem, so it must be a bug in my local rsync server, likely a semi-ubiquitous bug. -- Barry.SCHWARTZ@×××××××××××××.org Esperantistoj rajtas skribi al Barijo.SXVARCO@×××××××××××××.org 'And now we're going to go try to comfort people in that part of the world.' -- Bush, referring to the southeastern U.S.


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[gentoo-amd64] Re: Re: I seem to have lost my 'system' list Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>