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emerge portage failure

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 6:55 am
by gcurtis79
Ok, please don't ignore me...

I'm not new to Gentoo, just Gentoox....

Fresh install, run magic for first time:

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A new version of portage is available, this will be installed now.
emerge portage...

Calculating dependencies... done!

!!! Error: the <sys-apps/portage-2.1.5 package conflicts with another package;
!!!        the two packages cannot be installed on the same system together.
!!!        Please use 'emerge --pretend' to determine blockers.

For more information about Blocked Packages, please refer to the following
section of the Gentoo Linux x86 Handbook (architecture is irrelevant):
Wondered what package conflicts: run 'emerge -p portage':

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Pro ~ # emerge -p portage

These are the packages that would be merged, in order:

Calculating dependencies... done!

[ebuild  N    ] app-admin/eselect-1.0.11-r1  USE="-bash-completion -doc -vim-syntax"
[ebuild     U ] sys-apps/sandbox- [1.2.17]
[ebuild     U ] app-misc/pax-utils-0.1.19 [0.1.15]
[ebuild  N    ] app-admin/eselect-news-20080320
[ebuild     U ] dev-python/pycrypto-2.0.1-r6 [2.0.1-r5]
[ebuild     U ] sys-apps/portage- []
*** Portage will stop merging at this point and reload itself,
    then resume the merge.
[ebuild     U ] app-shells/bash-3.2_p39 [3.1_p17] USE="-examples% -plugins%"
[blocks B     ] <sys-apps/portage-2.1.5 (is blocking app-shells/bash-3.2_p39)
Pro ~ #
Don't know what to do now... if I remove bash, how's login gonna go? and I can't update bash because portage is blocking it.

Thanks for the nice installer, and the NET Flash is probably the best flasher I've seen yet....

-Greg C <pSy>

Re: emerge portage failure

Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:44 am
by gcurtis79
Ok, I cheated, I ran 'emerge --ask --nodeps -u bash' and then 'emerge --ask --nodeps portage' and went on from there.

Now it's happily going through an 'emerge --ask -Du world' and I'm going to bed...

Again, nice installer, I've always preferred Gentoo.

-Greg C, <pSy>

Re: emerge portage failure

Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:47 am
by rbsfou
I did this by emerging bash and portage one version increment at a time...eventually i had the right version of bash to get the new portage, and magic was happy....

Was all unnecesary as you have found out as we now have a new release :) Hope ShallaX carries on the good work :)