Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-03-21 Thread Tom Wijsman
On Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:54:43 + Alan Mackenzie a...@muc.de wrote: On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 01:32:36AM +0100, waben...@gmail.com wrote: Am Samstag, 22.02.2014 um 21:15 What do I have to do to get this thing emerged? Thanks! Sometimes it is helpful to increase the backtrack

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-03-21 Thread Tom Wijsman
On Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:15:05 + Alan Mackenzie a...@muc.de wrote: (media-libs/libpng-1.6.8::gentoo, ebuild scheduled for merge) pulled in by (no parents that aren't satisfied by other packages in this slot) Whenever you see this, (no parents that ...), you'll want to be aware that there

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan Mackenzie
On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 01:32:36AM +0100, waben...@gmail.com wrote: Am Samstag, 22.02.2014 um 21:15 What do I have to do to get this thing emerged? Thanks! Sometimes it is helpful to increase the backtrack value. Some weeks ago I had a similar problem and could I solve it with emerge

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan Mackenzie
Hi, Alan. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 12:06:15AM +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 22/02/2014 23:15, Alan Mackenzie wrote: Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!! Multiple package instances within a single package

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan Mackenzie
Hi, Mick. On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 11:32:42PM +, Mick wrote: On Saturday 22 Feb 2014 22:06:15 Alan McKinnon wrote: On 22/02/2014 23:15, Alan Mackenzie wrote: Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!!

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 23/02/2014 14:13, Alan Mackenzie wrote: - are you sure that's an emerge failure and not just a convoluted info message? Perhaps post the entire emerge output. I tried it again without the -p, and got the same output. I think this is a portage bug. At the very least, it's poor

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan Mackenzie
Hello, Alan. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 05:22:15PM +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 23/02/2014 14:13, Alan Mackenzie wrote: - are you sure that's an emerge failure and not just a convoluted info message? Perhaps post the entire emerge output. I tried it again without the -p, and got the same

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 23/02/2014 18:13, Alan Mackenzie wrote: Hello, Alan. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 05:22:15PM +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 23/02/2014 14:13, Alan Mackenzie wrote: - are you sure that's an emerge failure and not just a convoluted info message? Perhaps post the entire emerge output. I tried

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Tanstaafl
Mick, You do realize that blind bottom posting is far WORSE than blind top-posting (done here intentionally to make a point), don't you? Please trim your posts. On 2014-02-22 6:32 PM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: On Saturday 22 Feb 2014 22:06:15 Alan McKinnon wrote: On 22/02/2014

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Mick
On Sunday 23 Feb 2014 17:25:18 Tanstaafl wrote: Mick, You do realize that blind bottom posting is far WORSE than blind top-posting (done here intentionally to make a point), don't you? Please trim your posts. Sorry for this, I wasn't being lazy. I usually do trim my posts, except for

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2014-02-23 12:42 PM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: On Sunday 23 Feb 2014 17:25:18 Tanstaafl wrote: You do realize that blind bottom posting is far WORSE than blind top-posting (done here intentionally to make a point), don't you? Please trim your posts. Sorry for this, I wasn't

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Kerem G├╝lver
I remember having past a similar problem by this steps: unmerge it. try to update and write the offered package choices on corresponding files, i.e: *.mask/use. update it with --newuse option. Doesn't work, try first installing the aforementioned package and then update. It's actually not a bug,

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-23 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Sun, 23 Feb 2014 18:59:14 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: Personally, I think portage has gone too far and the complex solutions are causing problems that are worse than what they attempt to solve. Amzing solutions (like sub-slots) aren't really much use in the real world if the package

[gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-22 Thread Alan Mackenzie
Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!! Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been pulled !!! into the dependency graph, resulting in a slot conflict: , etc. To simplify the problem, I tried

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-22 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 22/02/2014 23:15, Alan Mackenzie wrote: Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!! Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been pulled !!! into the dependency graph, resulting in a slot

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-22 Thread Mick
On Saturday 22 Feb 2014 22:06:15 Alan McKinnon wrote: On 22/02/2014 23:15, Alan Mackenzie wrote: Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!! Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple package instances ..... Help me understand this emerge error, please.

2014-02-22 Thread wabenbau
Am Samstag, 22.02.2014 um 21:15 schrieb Alan Mackenzie a...@muc.de: Hi, Gentoo. I've just tried an emerge -puND world, after a shockingly long interval. I got the error message: !!! Multiple package instances within a single package slot have been pulled !!! into the dependency graph,