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From: Adam Carter <adamcarter3@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] 4 versions of binutils: requesting confirmation for eselect set
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 03:23:36
Message-Id: CAC=wYCG2WOaFmtXW04AnDcukSP5ufcMGyTa_ucugt+w8NdzdyA@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] 4 versions of binutils: requesting confirmation for eselect set by allan gottlieb
1 On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 12:41 AM allan gottlieb <gottlieb@×××.edu> wrote:
2
3 > On one of my machines I see
4 >
5 > gottlieb@E6430 ~ $ eselect binutils list
6 > [1] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.28.1 *
7 > [2] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.29.1
8 > [3] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.30
9 > [4] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.31.1
10 >
11 > But I also see
12 >
13 > gottlieb@E6430 ~ $ eix -I -e binutils
14 > [?] sys-devel/binutils
15 > ...
16 > (2.28.1) [M]2.28.1
17 > (2.29.1) [M]2.29.1-r1
18 > (2.30) 2.30-r4
19 > (2.31) 2.31.1-r4 ~2.31.1-r5
20 > ...
21 >
22 > So I am using a masked version of binutils, which seems bad.
23 >
24 > I presume I should do
25 > eselect binutils set 4
26 >
27
28 I always use the latest, and in the cast of ~amd64 that's 2.32 which i have
29 been using since March 16.