Heads Up - sys-apps/net-tools-1.60_p20120127084908 might break your system -- openvpn still fails
On Sat, 17 Mar 2012 08:48:08 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> This appears to help with eth0 etc, but my openvpn fails with
> Linux ifconfig failed: could not execute external program
> Leaving the sbin symlink in place fixes this.
> I didn't see any gentoo bugs for this -- I can create a new one, but
> is there another one related to the symlink that I should add this
> note to?
There is a bug, the "fix" is to re-emerge openvpn. Apparently openvpn
has hardcoded paths for ifconfig and friends, which are set when it is
compiled, based on the locations at the time. Re-emerging builds it with
the new locations.
Kludge: (v., adj., or n.) to fix a program in the usual way.