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grobian at gentoo

Sep 13, 2006, 10:34 PM


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On 13-09-2006 15:11:27 -0600, Nathan wrote:
> <><><><>
>
> Ok, so I started on http://gentoo-wiki.com/Portage-prefix at the very
> top of the page. I downloaded
> http://dev.gentoo.org/~kito/distfiles/portage-prefix-latest.tar.bz2
> and then configured and installed portage in ~/gentoo, and then the
> page sort of drops off.
>
> Running ~/gentoo/usr/bin/emerge gives:
>
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/tmp doesn't exist, creating it...
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/var/tmp doesn't exist, creating it...
> >>>//Users/nathan/gentoo/var/lib doesn't exist, creating it...
> !!! Problem with sandbox binary. Disabling...
>
> --- 'profiles/updates' is empty or not available. Empty portage tree?
> emerge: wheel group use is being deprecated. Please update group and passwd
> to
> include the portage user as noted above, and then use group portage.
> !!! ARCH is not set... Are you missing the /etc/make.profile symlink?
> !!! Is the symlink correct? Is your portage tree complete?
>
> <><><><>

Ok, I'd suggest to use the bootstrap script instead: :)

> Then, further down on the page there's an "OSX quick bootstrap
> (experimental)" section. It starts off with "First, find the
> bootstrap script and let it install portage."
>
> Elsewhere on the page it says "Bootstrapping is done using a bootstrap
> script in ${PORTDIR}/scripts/bootstrap-prefix.sh." <-- but theres no
> bootstrap-prefix.sh anywhere in my ~/gentoo

A bit stupid, but it's in the latest prefix-tree snapshot. Download it,
unpack it and run the script. It downloads a snapshot again and
everything necessary for a first bootstrap.

See if you can get to start the bootstrap script.

Thanks for trying


--
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo on a different level
--
gentoo-osx [at] gentoo mailing list

Subject User Time
Starting on OS X... nathan.stocks at gmail Sep 13, 2006, 2:11 PM
    Re: Starting on OS X... grobian at gentoo Sep 13, 2006, 10:34 PM
        Re: Starting on OS X... kurt.hindenburg at gmail Sep 14, 2006, 7:29 AM
        Re: Starting on OS X... nathan.stocks at gmail Sep 14, 2006, 9:00 AM
    Re: Starting on OS X... nathan.stocks at gmail Sep 14, 2006, 9:06 AM
    Re: Starting on OS X... nathan.stocks at gmail Sep 14, 2006, 12:00 PM
    Re: Starting on OS X... grobian at gentoo Sep 14, 2006, 1:13 PM

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