Nikos Chantziaras ha scritto:
> On 02/26/2010 03:15 AM, bn wrote:
>> I have a stable x86 system that requires still a bit of updating, among
>> those libtool and gcc. Since I need the system to be usable *now* for
>> work reasons, I don't feel like updating gcc and rebuilding it all with
>> an emerge -e system / emerge -e world, but more and more packages want
>> to upgrade to libtool 2.x
>> Is it safe to upgrade libtool without (1)rebuilding gcc too and
>> (2)rebuilding system/world?
> I don't know, but for this type of scenario you are better off building
> binary packages of everything that need to be updated without actually
> installing any of it on the machine. At the end, when all binaries have
> been created by portage, you can install them in one go at a convenient
> Look up the "--buildpkgonly" option of emerge for this.
Looks like an excellent suggestion, I didn't think of that. Thanks!
Anyway, if someone else knows the answer to the libtool question, I'd be
happy, if only for learning purposes