broken files left and revdep-rebuild
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 12:15 PM, KH <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I just ran revdep-rebuild -i -- --ask. At the end there was:
> ** Found some broken files that weren't associated with known packages
> ** The broken files are:
> ** * /usr/bin/imgcmp
> ** * /usr/bin/imginfo
> ** * /usr/bin/jasper
> ** * /usr/lib/libjasper-1.701.so.1.0.0
> Does somebody know where those files came from? I tend to remove them. Will
> this break the system?
I use something like
equery belong /usr/bin/imgcmp
and if nothing owns them then I remove them by hand, one by one. It's
just kruft left over.
After I'm all done with that then I run emerge -pvDuN @world and
revdep-rebuild -ip again to ensure everything's cool.