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Bug 653638 - sys-apps/portage: emerge --config exit status is 0 after pkg_config calls die
Summary: sys-apps/portage: emerge --config exit status is 0 after pkg_config calls die
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Blocks: 651804
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Reported: 2018-04-20 22:05 UTC by Zac Medico
Modified: 2018-07-02 18:51 UTC (History)
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Description Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2018-04-20 22:05:55 UTC
The relevant action_config function does not return the exit status from the doebuild call.
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-04-24 19:43:29 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 78bb69447833895b588bbed42f02b364d3ebbfcc
Author:     Zac Medico <>
AuthorDate: 2018-04-20 22:11:29 +0000
Commit:     Zac Medico <>
CommitDate: 2018-04-24 19:42:27 +0000

    emerge --config: return pkg_config exit status (bug 653638)
    Fix emerge --config exit status so that it will return 1 if
    the pkg_config function calls die.
    Reviewed-by: Manuel Rüger <>

 pym/_emerge/ | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)}
Comment 3 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2018-07-02 18:51:43 UTC
Fixed in portage-2.3.40-r1.