[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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