Circular dependencies when USE=gnome and emerging world
Justin Findlay wrote:
> On AD 2008 April 16 Wednesday 09:28:48 PM +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote:
>> When I do "emerge -DuvatN world", I get an error to the effect,
>> that there are circular dependencies. Please see below.
>> I'd like to know, if anyone else ran into this problem and how it
>> got solved. At the end of the message, you'll also find emerge --info.
> I'd try the merge world without setting USE="gnome" first, and then
> later enable it by putting gnome in your /etc/make.conf USE setting. If
> you want to be more clever about it/save some time, you can try to
> figure out the problematic packages and just temporarily disable gnome
> on them via /etc/portage/package.mask/, but that may not be much more
> efficient than the first option.
Also try globally disabling the doc use flag in your make.conf,
USE=-doc. I hit this problem the other day and googled this solution.
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