[paludis-user] sensible way to

Dave Bender codehero at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 14:01:05 UTC 2008

  I tried

importare --location /var/empty virtual/linux-sources 2.6.26-r1 2.6.26-r1

but to no avail, paludis still insists on installing gentoo-sources.

I think I will just run paludis -i gentoo-sources, then delete the
installed files. However, sometime in the future I would like to do
know the

-You mentioned that gentoo uses old style virtuals. I don't really
know what that means, but given that I am migrating from a gentoo
distro, do I have an alternative way to specify sources?

-If I were to create a new system from scratch using paludis as a
package manager, what snapshot and stage tarball should I start with?


On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 6:10 PM, Ciaran McCreesh
<ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Aug 2008 17:40:49 -0400
> "Dave Bender" <codehero at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am not really good at parsing this output yet (can only find docs on
>> paludis cmd line params, not output). What is paludis trying to tell
>> me here about why it will install over unpackaged, and how can I
>> convince paludis otherwise?
> It's still trying to pull in the ebuild because of a virtual.
> Unfortunately, Gentoo's still using old-style virtuals for some things,
> which makes this rather messy.
> So... Your best bet is probably to importare virtual/linux-sources with
> a stupidly high version...
> --
> Ciaran McCreesh

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