re-appearance of `waiting for lock' bug?
On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 23:21 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> I've seen similar messages a few times on my boxes recently, but each
> time the emerge got going again after a short while. So I never really
> bothered finding out exactly what is going on.
I believe portage recently switched to using parallel-fetch by default,
which causes a similar message to appear if the build thread catches up
with the fetch thread. In this situation, it is, essentially, harmless,
and is just a message to say "I haven't died".