upgrade problem on gentoo

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at billiau.net
Mon May 14 23:29:08 EDT 2007

On Tuesday 15 May 2007 13:23, Josh Sled wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2007 10:59 pm, Elizabeth Dodd wrote:
> > So to follow the experiment right through, I have removed the symlink and
> > run
> [...]
> > emerge --oneshot -avx =gnome-base/gnome-vfs-2.16.3
> [...]
> > hopefully 'this is the correct method'
> Yeah, that seems about right.  I'd bet that it wasn't gnucash that needed
> to be rebuilt against the new dbus library, so much as libgnomeui.  But
> this is exactly what revdep-rebuild is for: determining and re-building
> things broken by library version changes during upgrades.
> I'm not sure why '--oneshot' would have had an effect, all it really
> controls is if the packages are added to the 'world' file.  That being
> said, you really do want to do these revdep-rebuild-inspired emerges with
> '--oneshot', as it's usually libraries that are affected, and you don't
> want 'world' to contain libraries.
> But, now we're pretty far into gentoo-user land; I'm glad gnucash is
> working again for you.  Though I do recommend emerging =gnucash-2.0.5; it
> handles the slib/g-wrap/guile versions much better, as well has having
> some important bug fixes.

this did get me gnucash 2.0.5
I did put the last of the details on the list because it helps the next person 
searching for the complete answer...

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