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Update Script

Post by wolfden » Sat Jul 28, 2007 13:34

Gentoo newsletter features a script for helping people do world updates. I had used this in previous version of SL and it does work.

http://www.gentoo.org/news/en/gwn/20070 ... #doc_chap3

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How to install:

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# wget -O /sbin/updatescript.sh http://phpfi.com/241954?download
# chmod +x /sbin/updatescript.sh
Running It:

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# updatescript.sh
(or, if you want to sync the portage tree first)

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# updatescript.sh -s

Now this is no miracle script, you still have to work out any blocks and bumps first so the script will run, it will report any issues it has just like a normal emerge -upDN --world. It will automatically move on if a package fails and continue till done and than if I remember correctly it will try to re-emerge the failed packages and than it will ask for revdep-rebuild to be run once done. I suggest trying it out and seeing how you like it.

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Post by WarraWarra » Mon Jul 30, 2007 2:28

Will do looks nice TY.

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