[linux] gentoo is kicking my butt
mike at boobaz.net
Fri Sep 12 15:37:33 PDT 2003
Awesome, thanks Peter. That worked swell.
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 at 12:13, Peter Abrahamsen wrote:
|I believe you can get around this by calling ebuild directly, instead of
|going through portage. You should be able to skip the steps where it unpacks
|and cleans. Try something like:
|ebuild lprng-3.8.12-r1.ebuild fetch unpack
|ebuild lprng-3.8.12-r1.ebuild compile install qmerge
|I'm not certain about that - maybe you'll have to compile then fiddle, then
|go back and recompile manually. I'm not sure. But I think this is the right
|On Fri, Sep 12, 2003 at 11:05:29AM -0700, M. Hornung wrote:
|> I really want to use portage, but it's not playing nice. I'm trying to
|> install the 'lprng' package and there's an error while compiling. I can
|> go hack the code so it will compile, but I don't know how to tell emerge
|> to restart where it left off. Using '--resume' unpacks the source again
|> and thus the compile fails again. Argh! So how can I finish installing
|> the package after fixing the code?
|> % emerge lprng
|> . . .
|> make: *** [src] Error 2
|> !!! ERROR: net-print/lprng-3.8.21 failed.
|> !!! Function src_compile, Line 46, Exitcode 2
|> !!! printer on fire!
|> <I go and hack the C code>
|> % emerge --resume
|> *** Resuming merge...
|> >>> emerge (1 of 1) net-print/lprng-3.8.21 to /
|> >>> md5 src_uri ;-) LPRng-3.8.21.tgz
|> >>> Unpacking source...
|> >>> Unpacking LPRng-3.8.21.tgz to /var/tmp/portage/lprng-3.8.21/work
|> . . .
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