Re: [Vserver] Gentoo Vserver: PHP5 -> udev -> baselayout problem

From: Chuck <>
Date: Fri 11 Nov 2005 - 11:17:02 GMT
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On Friday 11 November 2005 05:46 am, Tor Rune Skoglund wrote:

hmm.. i just tried it on several of my guests and didn't see anything about

prometheus spamassassin # ACCEPT_KEYWORDS='~x86' emerge -p dev-lang/php

These are the packages that I would merge, in order:

Calculating dependencies ...done!
[ebuild N ] app-text/aspell-0.60.4
[ebuild N ] media-libs/freetype-2.1.10
[ebuild N ] dev-libs/libmcrypt-2.5.7
[ebuild N ] media-libs/t1lib-5.0.2
[ebuild N ] app-admin/eselect-1.0_rc1
[ebuild N ] app-admin/eselect-php-0.96
[ebuild N ] dev-libs/libxml2-2.6.22
[ebuild N ] dev-lang/php-5.0.5-r4

are the kernels between your 2 hosts both 2.6.x using only udev and not devfs?
all of our servers are udev based only.

it sounds like some configuration in your system is a bit off.

i think this is definitely a job for the 'super-devs' of gentoo :)

> Hi List!
> This is probably a Gentoo specific Vserver problem:
> I am trying to emerge dev-lang/php to get php5. package.keywords have been
> set accordingly. Emerge wants to install udev for some reason. (Why would
> I want udev in a vserver? I probably don't...)
> Anyway, when trying to emerge udev, udev want a baselayout other than
> the vserver baselayout, and there my knowledge stops.
> Might be something with my USE flags? But I can't see which.
> Strange thing is that in another installation on another host, I do not
> have this udev requirement when installing php5.
> Any help or pointers appreciated. You guys probably want to see
> some config files. Just tell me which.
> Best regards
> Tor Rune Skoglund
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