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Bug 440446 - dev-util/valgrind-3.7.0-r4: some elog messages should only be shown for the first install.
Summary: dev-util/valgrind-3.7.0-r4: some elog messages should only be shown for the f...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Anthony Basile
Depends on:
Blocks: first-time-messages
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Reported: 2012-10-31 10:58 UTC by poletti.marco
Modified: 2013-06-18 00:23 UTC (History)
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Description poletti.marco 2012-10-31 10:58:50 UTC
Disclaimer: this bug has been filed in a semi-automated manner.

When emerging the package dev-util/valgrind-3.7.0-r4, the following elog messages are displayed:

 * Valgrind will not work if glibc does not have debug symbols.
 * To fix this you can add splitdebug to FEATURES in make.conf
 * and remerge glibc.  See:

Such messages should only be displayed when the package is a new install.
These situations can be checked in the ebuild as follows:

if ! has_version 'dev-util/valgrind'; then

See the tracker bug 440214 for more details.
Comment 1 Anthony Basile gentoo-dev 2013-06-18 00:23:49 UTC
I'm not sure this is such a good idea.  I don't see a problem with repeating this message each time you install valgrind.