revdep-rebuild wants to emerge packages that don't exist anymore
On Monday 15 September 2008, Michael Sullivan wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 16:32 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> > On Monday 15 September 2008 16:17:24 Michael Sullivan wrote:
> > > Is it safe to attempt to emerge current versions of packages to
> > > replace old versions that aren't available anymore?
> > If they have security issues, probably no
> > Otherwise probably yes
> > It all depends on the extact reason why the package is not in
> > portage anymore
> Well, based on the files in the /home/michael directory, I'd say
> they're not in portage anymore since this box hasn't been updated
> since around May of 2007...
Beware of libexpat, then!
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