[paludis-user] mktemp blocking problem with paludis

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jan 24 07:37:59 UTC 2008


On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 07:56:01 +0100
Dirk Heinrichs <dirk.heinrichs.ext at nsn.com> wrote:
> I just wanted to inform you that paludis has a small problem with the
> new coreutils (6.10) blocking sys-apps/mktemp (because /bin/mktemp is
> now provided by coreutils). When mktemp is uninstalled to resolve the
> block, paludis fails to install the new coreutils, because it seems
> to need mktemp for applying the patches.
> 
> However, I've found two workarounds for this:

The correct workaround is to ignore the block, upgrade coreutils and
then uninstall mktemp.

Note that you'll need alpha9 for new coreutils, since a certain Gentoo
developer thought it would be a good idea to change unpack's behaviour
without an EAPI bump...

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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