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Bug 371715 - emerge -f kdelibs creates a zero byte file in /var/log/portage
Summary: emerge -f kdelibs creates a zero byte file in /var/log/portage
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] KDE (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Blocks: 358927
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Reported: 2011-06-15 08:00 UTC by ta2002
Modified: 2011-06-15 14:28 UTC (History)
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Description ta2002 2011-06-15 08:00:46 UTC
Certainly one of the strangest thinks I have seen in a while. Running:

emerge -f kdelibs (or even something the requires kdelibs, such as kdebase-meta)

creates a zero byte file in /var/log/portage (/var/log/portage/kde-base:kdelibs-4.6.3-r2:yyyymmdd-hhmmss.log). I know of no other package that exhibits this behavior (and this did not happen with older versions of kdelibs).

Reproducible: Always

Expected Results:  
emerge -f should not create log files for any package
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2011-06-15 14:28:01 UTC
This is fixed in and 2.2.0_alpha41:;a=commit;h=19c9f21ecddc2ed7092e91a57fe219e3082aa18c