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Bug 147009 - emerge crashes every time I try to use it
Summary: emerge crashes every time I try to use it
Status: VERIFIED DUPLICATE of bug 147010
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High blocker (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-09-09 16:36 UTC by Katarzyna Glinska
Modified: 2006-09-09 16:56 UTC (History)
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Description Katarzyna Glinska 2006-09-09 16:36:28 UTC
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; pl; rv: Gecko/20060719 Firefox/
Build Identifier: 

emerge crashes every time I try to use it
I can't run emerge portage, emerge --websync etc.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.emerge always crashes

Actual Results:  
kaska@Ginkgo ~ $ sudo emerge --sync

Performing Global Updates: /usr/portage/profiles/updates/2Q-2006
(Could take a couple of minutes if you have a lot of binary packages.)
  .='update pass'  *='binary update'  @='/var/db move'
  s='/var/db SLOT move' S='binary SLOT move' p='update /etc/portage/package.*'
pTraceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 4049, in ?
  File "/usr/bin/emerge", line 3770, in emerge_main
    portage.global_updates(settings, trees, mtimedb["updates"])
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 6645, in global_updates
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 198, in update_config_files
    write_atomic(updating_file, "".join(file_contents[x]))
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 728, in write_atomic
  File "/usr/lib/portage/pym/", line 696, in close
    os.rename(, self._real_name)
OSError: [Errno 16] Device or resource busy

Expected Results:  
emerge should work properly...
Comment 1 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-09-09 16:55:38 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 147010 ***
Comment 2 Jakub Moc (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2006-09-09 16:56:36 UTC