During execution of Stage 1 install, /usr/portage/scripts/bootstrap.sh fails on ncurses 5.4-r1. The last few lines echoed by bootstrap.sh are:
configure error: Shared libraries are not supported in this version
!!! ERROR: sys-libs/ncurses-5.4-r1 failed.
!!! Function econf, Line 365, Exitcode 1.
!!! econf failed
I just had this happen as well with bootstrap-cascade.sh
Basically what looks like is happening here is that ncurses is getting built
to soon (ie portage resolves it to near top of it's list (before
The problem appears to be that texinfo wants to use curses and gcc depends on texinfo
still a problem with 2004.3 and ncurses-5.4-r5 ?
if so, please re-open ;)