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Old 11-02-2006, 03:36 PM   #1
Net_Spy
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strange problem with Emerging gentoo packages


Greetings

I just setup gentoo on my machine having some problem with emerging packages from cdz or portage tree.im using cd for packages i use export PKGDIR=/mnt/cdrom.

then emerge --useonlypkg xchat and tried this aswll emerge -K packagename no use

im getting these messages

Code:
emerging by path is broken and may not always work

you need to adjust PKGDIR to emerge this package
when im trying to install gnome getting this error.

Code:
sys-kernel/linux-headers
im using kernel version 2.6.9.any help would be appreciated.according to error itz indicated to adjust the PKGDIR but how to adust it which is what i dont get it.

Regards

Net_Spy
 
Old 11-03-2006, 08:39 AM   #2
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Just quessing but couldn't you just copy the files from CD to your /usr/portage/distfiles and emerge packages as normal?
 
  


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