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Bug 359675 - sys-devel/libtool-2.2.10 fails with "Parse error in '/var/db/pkg/sys-devel/libtool-2.2.10/CONTENTS"
Summary: sys-devel/libtool-2.2.10 fails with "Parse error in '/var/db/pkg/sys-devel/li...
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Blocks: 358927
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Reported: 2011-03-20 22:54 UTC by Emanuele Dalla Longa
Modified: 2011-03-28 19:25 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

stdout & stderr of portage (bug.log,45.16 KB, text/plain)
2011-03-20 22:55 UTC, Emanuele Dalla Longa
stderr & stdout (bug.log,81.62 KB, text/plain)
2011-03-20 23:01 UTC, Emanuele Dalla Longa
the requested emerge --info (emerge--info.txt,3.96 KB, text/plain)
2011-03-27 12:29 UTC, Emanuele Dalla Longa
the file mentioned in the error (CONTENTS,7.66 KB, text/plain)
2011-03-27 13:15 UTC, Emanuele Dalla Longa
patch for portage- (portage-,2.11 KB, patch)
2011-03-27 21:08 UTC, Zac Medico
Details | Diff

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Description Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-20 22:54:36 UTC
I attach the standard output and the standard error log.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.emerge libtool

Expected Results:  
emerge correctly
Comment 1 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-20 22:55:34 UTC
Created attachment 266659 [details]
stdout & stderr of portage
Comment 2 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-20 23:01:01 UTC
Created attachment 266663 [details]
stderr & stdout

the previous file was only stdout, my bad
Comment 3 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-20 23:14:36 UTC
Added link to a bug showing similar error.
Comment 4 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2011-03-21 06:50:57 UTC
please post `emerge --info` like the bug reporting pages say to
Comment 5 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-27 12:29:15 UTC
Created attachment 267389 [details]
the requested emerge --info

i'm sorry for not having posted this before, i'm rather new to the bugzilla.
Comment 6 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-27 13:15:49 UTC
Created attachment 267395 [details]
the file mentioned in the error

I've noticed that this "CONTENTS" file is different from the other ones: there are no "dir" or "obj" tags at the beginning of the line. Maybe this is the matter: how do I solve it?
Comment 7 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2011-03-27 21:08:39 UTC
Created attachment 267441 [details, diff]
patch for portage-

Save as /tmp/portage- and apply as follows:

  cd /usr/lib/portage
  patch -p1 < /tmp/portage-

This patch includes the following two commits:;a=commit;h=c66a8136b431ec42ea02e6378ed1f6981d7ef81a;a=commit;h=e988ead0427787a40f2e9b0c4827d67b876bbda4
Comment 8 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2011-03-27 23:28:25 UTC
This is fixed in and 2.2.0_alpha29.
Comment 9 Emanuele Dalla Longa 2011-03-28 19:25:14 UTC
This worked. Many thanks developers!.