On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 3:06 PM, Grant <emailgr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> My wife and I have identical Dell XPS 13 laptops.  I have the config
>>> on both as close as possible.  We use identical kernel config files,
>>> but I can compile git-sources-3.9-rc1 without installing sys-devel/bc
>>> and it looks like she can not.  Does anyone know why this would
>>> happen?
>>>
>>> BC      kernel/timeconst.h
>>> /bin/sh: bc: command not found
>>> make[1]: *** [kernel/timeconst.h] Error 127
>>> make: *** [kernel] Error 2
>>
>> It seems that sys-devel/bc is now required to build the kernel ⁽¹⁾.
>>
>> On your system, are you sure that you don't have bc installed as a
>> dependency of another tool ?
>
> It turns out I have /usr/bin/bc but portage didn't know about it.
> equery says it doesn't belong to any package.  Should sys-devel/bc be
> in the world file or are the profiles going to add it?
>

File a bug; we probably need to add it as a dependency of the kernel sources.

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