weird portage errors
On 20-08-2012 17:09:07 +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 10-08-2012 10:58:52 +0100, Alan Hourihane wrote:
> > After emerging the latest portage and emerging packages, I'm seeing this
> > after a successful completed install....
> > >>> Completed installing cvs-1.12.12-r9 into
> > /j/var/tmp/portage/dev-vcs/cvs-1.12.12-r9/image/
> > /usr/lib/portage/bin/helper-functions.sh: line 75: mj_control_fd: File
> I get on OpenIndiana now:
> * redirect_alloc_fd failed
> which looks similar to your error, but investigations pending...
Ok, this turns out to be redirect_alloc_fd doing something that only
works on Linux to find a free file descriptor, it seems. At least it
fails hard on Solaris, so it needs bash 4.1 at least, because there this
is a bash built-in, which /does/ seem to work correctly.
Gentoo on a different level