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From: Nimish Pachapurkar <npac@×××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] PREFIX on Cygwin
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 19:15:57
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] PREFIX on Cygwin by Grobian
Grobian wrote:
> On 13-06-2006 11:47:35 -0700, Nimish Pachapurkar wrote: >> Thanks for offering help. Here are some of my problems: >> >> 1. First of all under cygwin, any path that has two slashes at the >> beginning is treated as a network path. So the seemingly harmless >> "root + portage_consts.EPREFIX" thingy fails with error message "No >> such hostname or network path: //opt/cyg-prefix". I worked around that >> by changing root from "/" to "/cygdrive/c/cygwin_root". > > I think that workaround is reasonable. However double slashes should > have been tackled already sometime... ? Anyone know anything about > that? > >> 2. Secondly, emerge is not able to generate dependency cache for the >> system. I have two overlays in my tree and all I can see under >> var/cache/edb is those two empty directories (plus the normal base >> portage one). When I run emerge with --debug and --regen options, I >> get this error for each ebuild file in the tree: >> aug_get(): (0) Error in sys-devel/gcc-config-1.3.12-r4.ebuild (1) >> Check for syntax error or corruption in the ebuild > > What trees do you use? I'm not entirely sure, but I think this error > can mean that you don't have EAPI="prefix" in your ebuild. But I may > be very well mistaken. I've seen the error myself before, that's for > sure. >
The ebuild tree is one I have been building on Linux for quiet some time now. And it does have EAPI set to prefix for all ebuilds (at lease the ones that are supposed to build). - Nimish -- gentoo-osx@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-osx] PREFIX on Cygwin Nimish Pachapurkar <npac@×××××××××××.com>