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PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:48 am    Post subject: emerge world error Reply with quote


I have just done an "emerge world" a this took about 24 hour so i did another "emerge --sync" and i now get this error at the end can anyone tellme what it mean?


deleting xfce-extra/xfwm4-themes/files/digest-xfwm4-themes-4.2.2-r1
deleting xfce-extra/xfwm4-themes/files/digest-xfwm4-themes-4.2.2
deleting xfce-extra/xfwm4-themes/files/digest-xfwm4-themes-4.2.1

Number of files: 146858
Number of files transferred: 626
Total file size: 158153271 bytes
Total transferred file size: 1276601 bytes
Literal data: 1276601 bytes
Matched data: 0 bytes
File list size: 3595048
File list generation time: 2.000 seconds
File list transfer time: 0.000 seconds
Total bytes sent: 16637
Total bytes received: 4091897

sent 16637 bytes  received 4091897 bytes  66805.43 bytes/sec
total size is 158153271  speedup is 38.49

>>> Updating Portage cache:      Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 4049, in ?
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 4006, in emerge_main
    action_sync(settings, trees, mtimedb, myopts, myaction)
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 2924, in action_sync
    action_metadata(settings, portdb, myopts)
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 3019, in action_metadata
    eclass_cache=ec, verbose_instance=noise_maker)
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 47, in mirror_cache
    if trg and not write_it:
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 170, in __len__
    return len(self.keys())
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 54, in keys
    return list(self.__iter__())
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 48, in __iter__
    for k in self.orig.iterkeys():
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/", line 103, in iterkeys
    return self.__iter__()
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 83, in __iter__
    return iter(self.keys())
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 87, in keys
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 29, in callit
    return args[0](*args[1:]+args2)
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/cache/", line 47, in _pull
    raise cache_errors.CacheCorruption(cpv, e)
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

does emerge --metadata help?
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2007 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Portage & Programming to Duplicate Threads in favour of topic 466613.
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