broke prefix installation using "eselect profile"
Thanks a lot, changing the SYNC variable back fixed it. I am new to
gentoo-prefix and was not aware that it uses a different tree.
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Fabian Groffen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> On 21-09-2011 14:06:47 -0400, Martin Luessi wrote:
>> I just successfully installed a gentoo prefix setup on CentOS (amd64).
>> I was silly and used "eselect profile" after the instllation and this
>> seems to have broken the instllation. I tried to fix it by having
>> "$EPREFIX/etc/make.profile" point to
>> "$EPREFIX/usr/portage/profiles/prefix/linux/amd64". However, now
>> portage tries to install masked packages, e.g.,
>> emerge -a portage
>> [ebuild *N * **] sys-apps/sandbox-2.5 *USE="(-multilib)"
>> [ebuild * * U *] sys-apps/portage-9999 [2.2.01.19295] USE="-python2% -python3%"
>> The following keyword changes are necessary to proceed:
>> #required by sys-apps/portage-9999, required by portage (argument)
>> >=sys-apps/sandbox-2.5 **
>> #required by portage (argument)
>> >=sys-apps/portage-9999 **
>> On the other hand, if I set "EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS="--autounmask=n" all
>> versions of portage seem to be masked. I have not manually unmasked or
>> masked any packages and have no idea why this is happening. Any tips
>> on how to fix this are greatly appreciated.
> I think you messed with your SYNC variable. *There is no portage-9999 in
> the Prefix tree, so I think you synced up a gx86 tree.
> Make sure portageq envvar SYNC returns a prefix mirror,
> e.g. rsync://rsync.prefix.freens.org/gentoo-portage-prefix
> Fabian Groffen
> Gentoo on a different level