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Bug 37756 - emerge -B installs as well as builds packages
Summary: emerge -B installs as well as builds packages
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-01-09 19:30 UTC by jon
Modified: 2004-01-13 10:27 UTC (History)
0 users

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Runtime testing required: ---

output of: emerge -B mplus-fonts (font.emerge,6.53 KB, text/plain)
2004-01-13 10:20 UTC, jon

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Description jon 2004-01-09 19:30:59 UTC
The build packages only option doesn't appear to work properly in either incarnation, either as -B or --buildpkgonly. I've tried this with features set to buildpkg and unset. The problem occurs in both cases.
Portage is version 2.0.49-r21.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.emerge -B package_name
Actual Results:  
package_name gets installed (merged) as well as built. The tbz file lives in /usr/portage/packages 
as expected 

Expected Results:  
Just built the package, not merged it into databases nor installed binaries
Comment 1 Nicholas Jones (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-01-11 17:03:26 UTC
You'll have to provide the output from emerge when you do this.
It works for me and I see no issues in the code.

Reopen if you can show verification.
Comment 2 jon 2004-01-13 10:20:22 UTC
Created attachment 23745 [details]
output of: emerge -B mplus-fonts
Comment 3 jon 2004-01-13 10:27:42 UTC
My mistake. Comparing the output of emerge -B and emerge shows some clear (and very reassuring differences). Not sure what happened here, I'm positive it wasn't working before (hence the bug report!).
Thanks for your time,