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: *** [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.