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Bug 75807 - dev-util/dialog fails
Summary: dev-util/dialog fails
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: New packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Daniel Black (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2004-12-27 08:44 UTC by Bill Thompson
Modified: 2005-01-01 17:42 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Bill Thompson 2004-12-27 08:44:38 UTC
kde and icdewm ebuilds fail to emerge when dev-util/dialog aborts when ebuilding 

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.emerge icewm or kde

Actual Results:  
emerge aborts with failure of dev-util/dialog ebuild fails

Expected Results:  
should have installed kde and icewm
Comment 1 Carsten Lohrke (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-12-27 11:05:17 UTC
Bill: Change the summary to "dev-util/dialog-<x>.<y> fails to install" or something like that. Also provide `emerge info` please.
Comment 2 Daniel Black (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2004-12-27 16:03:42 UTC
Also please include the output when it does abort.
Comment 3 Daniel Black (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-01-01 14:46:17 UTC
Please reopen with information attached.
Comment 4 Daniel Black (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2005-01-01 17:42:34 UTC
From: "William P. Thompson" <>
Subject: Bug 75807 dev-util/dialog fails

The error was that ncurses had to be reinstalled with an updated version.

Since I have reinstalled the system, I cannot give you the corrrect error message, however simply re-emerging ncurses removed all errors.

Sorry for the confusion.


Bill Thompson