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Cannot update world

by kankuman » Sun Aug 26, 2007 15:32

When I try to update all the packages of my system by using
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emerge --update --ask --verbose --tree --deep --newuse world
I get the this message:

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localhost mikel # emerge --update --ask --verbose --tree --deep --newuse world

These are the packages that would be merged, in reverse order:

Calculating world dependencies -
!!! All ebuilds that could satisfy ">=app-text/poppler-bindings-0.5.91" have been masked.
!!! One of the following masked packages is required to complete your request:
- app-text/poppler-bindings-0.5.91 (masked by: package.mask)
# Stefan Schweizer <[email protected]> (31 May 2007)
# release candidate

For more information, see MASKED PACKAGES section in the emerge man page or
refer to the Gentoo Handbook.
(dependency required by "app-text/evince-0.9.3" [ebuild])

!!! Problem resolving dependencies for app-text/evince
!!! Depgraph creation failed.

It is trying to upgrade evince to a masked version, and to do so it requires another masked package of poppler-bindings. When you try an update as the above shown, portage should not try to install evince in it masked version, should it?
Why does it select evince masked package to install? and why does it complains when it tries to install the other masked package (poppler-bindings).

I'd be very pleased if you could help my, I'm new to Sabayon and have to say that I really like it!
Bye, and thank you very much.
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Re: Cannot update world

by wolfden » Sun Aug 26, 2007 19:20

If you want to world update you are gonna have to work with portage - get to know portage and how it works so you can use the files package.mask unmask keywords use

You will need to use them. Before you even start, make sure your make.conf is setup too.

So for your problem, just unmask the 3 programs it needs.
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