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Old 09-15-2008, 02:35 PM
Michael Sullivan
 
Default revdep-rebuild wants to emerge packages that don't exist anymore

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...
 

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