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roki942
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:03 pm    Post subject: (app-portage/update) - update -T fails Reply with quote

I thought I'd update the toolchain as whole as gcc 5.4 is now stable but update -T fails with
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Total: 27 packages (27 reinstalls), Size of downloads: 0 KiB
* 27 in total
[TC] sys-devel/gcc-5.4.0-r3 first built: Tue Apr 18 00:58:31 2017
* checking gcc-config 5.4.0
[TC] dev-libs/gmp-6.1.0
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Invalid command suffix
!! update: ed failed -- /dev-libs/mpfr-3.1.3_p4/p .d w | ed -s /root/emerge/emergeList >> '/root/.update/tmp'


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are you confusing cfg-update or conf-update with emerge?
If you want to re-emerge the toolchain the correct command is:
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emerge -e system

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

gerard27 wrote:
Are you confusing cfg-update or conf-update with emerge?
If you want to re-emerge the toolchain the correct command is:
Code:

emerge -e system

Gerard.
Thank you for your replay.
The "update" I'm referring to is
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  app-portage/update
      Latest version available: 9999
      Latest version installed: 9999
      Size of files: 0 KiB
      Homepage:      http://weaver.gentooexperimental.org/update.html
      Description:   A most excellent portage wrapper
      License:       CCPL-Attribution-ShareAlike-NonCommercial-3.0
I'll amend the title.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey roki,
Urgh, sorry about this.

I've just been playing with it in new install, but don't have git yet, as I'm doing my toolchain (C++ upgrade, same as you) first.
I fixed that bug, but it's not quite ready to do the whole thing: I am about to work on it tonight.

Hmm let me reboot into the new install, and I'll just emerge git now.

I was thinking to rework it a bit more on a C++ upgrade, to do the ones in @system (linked to libstdc++) first.
Then we'd put >=sys-devel/gcc-5.2 in /etc/warning with a new key CXX or w/e to indicate this type of ABI upgrade.

That's going to take a bit longer.

Give me an hour or two to get git installed, and I'll push the semi-working version. (I'll tell you in here, when I've done it.)

Regards,
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you so much steveL!
Please don't rush on my account as my computers have noting to do with my income.

I've been using your pgm for some years now as it's so good at keeping my machines up to date.

So good in fact that I'm still a noob! :lol:
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heh, thanks for your kind words, roki :-)

I'm afraid it's going to take a bit longer to review and commit all the changes.
My version is already 29 commits ahead of origin, so I can't just push a minor change; there's been a good deal of work on toolchain.

I'm going to take a break for food, and get this lot pushed by tomorrow; certainly in next 24 hours (if I crash out.)

Thanks for your patience,
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If the minor change you need for this thread does not depend on your other work, you could temporarily branch from origin, write that minor change, push it, then switch back to the main branch that is far ahead of origin.
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