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From: Mark <whitetr6@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] problem after emerge --update world
Date: Sun, 24 Jul 2005 15:57:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] problem after emerge --update world by Steffen Jobbagy-Felso
Understood - I'll take that approach next time. Any idea how I can get
back to normal now though? Thanks

On 7/24/05, Steffen Jobbagy-Felso <steffen@××××××××××××××××××.uk> wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > This may sound harsh, but don't use automerge. Portage/etc-update cannot > possibly know about every config change you (or the ebuilds) can make. I assume > etc-update (rightly) doesn't even attempt this and merges based on string > analysis without thought as to what the settings actually mean, leading to breakage. > > If you never touched a file it's probably save to just overwrite the existing > one. You always have the backup in case it wasn't save ;) > That's how I do it anyways. > > On a different if related topic, I'd recommend running > emerge -DuapvN world > instead of emerge --update world (aka emerge -u world) > That stands for: > - --deep (update dependencies as well and not just packages you explicitly > installed) > - --update > - --ask > - --verbose (shows USE flags and download size) > - --newuse (recompiles packages whose USE flags changed, shown by a * next to the > flag in the output of av) > > Steffen > > Mark wrote: > > I'm having a problem after I did emerge --update world last night. > > After it finished, it said 75 files in /etc needed updating. OK, I've > > seen this before and have made mistakes with it. So this time, I > > copied all of /etc to /home/mark/etc.old, and then ran etc-update. I > > then let it auto merge everything and rebooted. > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) > Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - > > iD8DBQFC47gwDPBy+6JbS7oRAgmaAJ96/GbAPEH0iEdTFvrUqe21l8WhqACeNZDY > GSYJzMXyioRenEAv183kxPU= > =9M7K > -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- > -- > gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list > >
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[gentoo-amd64] Re: problem after emerge --update world Francesco Talamona <ti.liame@×××××.it>