[paludis-user] dev-util/subversion category move

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 28 14:39:03 UTC 2010


On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 16:34:35 +0200
Florian Petran <florian.petran at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Ok, so I did a sync and update today, and if I try to paludis -i
> world, it bails out with "no versions of dev-util/subversion
> available." Apparently, svn has been moved to dev-vcs - so I did
> "paludis -u subversion && paludis -i subversion," as I'm used to from
> the olden days. While that seemed to work okay so far, it didn't
> remedy the error. "grep subv /var/db/pkg/world" shows that svn is now
> recorded in both categories in the world file. Is it safe to just
> remove the "dev-util" entry with a text editor, or is there a more
> elegant way to solve this?

You're allowed to edit world by hand. There's also 'cave update-world'
if you're using one of the builds with cave enabled.

Incidentally, Paludis 0.48.0 will update your world for you, but only
if you were using it at the time the move happened.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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