On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 1:03 PM, Rafael Barrera Oro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thank you both for your responses, i will try dealing with QT first and then
> emerge udev separately, without any mercilless barbaric
> running-around-barely-dressed-waving-an-axe-around unmerging.
It'll be faster do do udev first. Get it done and over with.
Qt will take 2+ hours to compile.
> I'm gonna miss the sledgehammer though...
I sledgehammer my way through blocks and no problems here
> Seroiusly, thanks very much for your help
> PD: As soon as i get it done i will tell how the outcome was
> 2008/10/29 Alan McKinnon <email@example.com>
>> On Wednesday 29 October 2008 18:41:47 Andrey Vul wrote:
>> > > [blocks B ] <sys-fs/udev-114 ("<sys-fs/udev-114" is blocking
>> > > media-gfx/sane-backends-1.0.19-r2, media-libs/libgphoto2-2.4.2)
>> > >
>> > > My usual solution for problems of this kind is to mercilessly unmerge
>> > > any
>> > > packages that stand in my way, but, considering we are talking about
>> > > packages like qt and udev, i must admit i do not dare to follow my
>> > > usual
>> > > strategy.
>> Instead of unmerging stuff without mercy, taking a sledgehammer to the
>> and generally acting like a Windows user, I recommend you read the output
>> understand what is going on.
>> It clearly says that your *current* version of udev which is less than 114
>> blocking sane-backends and libgphoto. So, merge udev separately:
>> emerge -av1 udev
I prefer emerge -1pv udev
<look at output>
emerge -1 udev
>> there's no need for udev to go in world, it's already in system. Then
>> world and it will probably work (after you deal with qt that is, but
>> poster told you how to do that)
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