On Sat, Mar 23, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Dan Johansson <dan.johans...@dmj.nu> wrote: > Hello, > > Some of my servers are running with a kernel without module-support. > On these servers something has started to pull in sys-apps/kmod, which when > compiled complains about missing modules-support in the kernel (as it should). > Doing an "equery d sys-apps/kmod" I can see that the following two packages > depends on sy-apps/kmod: > sys-fs/udev-197-r8 (kmod ? >=sys-apps/kmod-12) > virtual/modutils-0 (sys-apps/kmod[tools]) > > sys-fs/udev has "-kmod" in its USE-flags, so that should not be an issue). > # emerge --verbose --pretend sys-fs/udev > [ebuild R ] sys-fs/udev-197-r8 USE="acl openrc -doc -gudev -hwdb > -introspection -keymap -kmod (-selinux) -static-libs" 0 kB > > With virtual/modutils its an other thing, here we have a circular dependency > between virtual/modutils and sys-apps/kmod if the tools USE-flag is set.
That circular dep is interesting; sys-apps/kmod only depends on virtual/modutils because it inherits linux-mod.eclass. Could you file about about the circular dependency please?