[paludis-user] Paludis update problem

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 1 21:29:51 UTC 2009

On Thu, 1 Oct 2009 23:24:39 +0200
Ward Poelmans <ward.poelmans at ugent.be> wrote:
> >> Second, it gives a block on device-mapper, which is uninstalled (i
> >> check with paludis -q device-mapper).
> >
> > But it's part of the dep tree.
> I don't understand this? The ebuild says:
> DEPEND="!!sys-fs/device-mapper
>         clvm? ( =sys-cluster/dlm-2*
>                 cman? ( =sys-cluster/cman-2* ) )"
> which means that device-mapper cannot be installed when lvm2 is being
> installed (i think?).
> So, when device-mapper is not installed, there shouldn't be a problem?

Yes, but something else in your dep tree depends upon device-mapper.

A depends upon B. B depends upon C. C depends upon !B.

Ciaran McCreesh
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