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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
On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 12:41 AM allan gottlieb <gottlieb@×××.edu> wrote:

> On one of my machines I see > > gottlieb@E6430 ~ $ eselect binutils list > [1] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.28.1 * > [2] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.29.1 > [3] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.30 > [4] x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-2.31.1 > > But I also see > > gottlieb@E6430 ~ $ eix -I -e binutils > [?] sys-devel/binutils > ... > (2.28.1) [M]2.28.1 > (2.29.1) [M]2.29.1-r1 > (2.30) 2.30-r4 > (2.31) 2.31.1-r4 ~2.31.1-r5 > ... > > So I am using a masked version of binutils, which seems bad. > > I presume I should do > eselect binutils set 4 >
I always use the latest, and in the cast of ~amd64 that's 2.32 which i have been using since March 16.