Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaranm@g.o>
To: Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-doc@l.g.o, Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 21:37:57
Message-Id: 20041202213800.2af9d046@snowdrop.home
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2 by Nick Dimiduk
On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 16:09:33 -0500 Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@g.o>
| I've performed stage1 and stage3 installs on both x86 and ppc hardware
| and have never encountered a circular dependency problem.
| Theoretically, such problems should never arise because of the great
| work performed by the RelEng QA people.

No no no. Releng don't control the main tree.

FWIW, there's at least one combination of USE flags that'll give you a
circularly broken bootstrap currently.

Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Vim, Fluxbox, Sparc, Mips)
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Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2 Wendall Cada <wendallc@×××××××××××××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage3 better than stage1/2 Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>