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Old 11-25-2009, 03:53 PM
daid kahl
 
Default /bin contains busybox executables after installing busybox-1.13.2

> This all happened because you didn't read this:
>
> pkg_preinst() {
> * * * *if use make-symlinks && [[ ! ${VERY_BRAVE_OR_VERY_DUMB} == "yes" ]] &&
> [[ ${ROOT} == "/" ]] ; then
> * * * * * * * *ewarn "setting USE=make-symlinks and emerging to / is very
> dangerous."
> * * * * * * * *ewarn "it WILL overwrite lots of system programs like: ls bash
> awk grep (bug 60805 for full list)."
> * * * * * * * *ewarn "If you are creating a binary only and not merging this
> is probably ok."
> * * * * * * * *ewarn "set env VERY_BRAVE_OR_VERY_DUMB=yes if this is realy
> what you want."
> * * * * * * * *die "silly options will destroy your system"
> * * * *fi
>
> /bin/find is not associated with any packages because it's created in
> postinst()
>

This was the best fragment of an ebuild I ever read. What a riot!
~daid
 

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