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I had the same exact problem, and that fixed it. After emerging baselayout, I had to change a few config files, but afterwards it all worked. Thanks!...
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    I had the same exact problem, and that fixed it. After emerging baselayout, I had to change a few config files, but afterwards it all worked. Thanks!

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    The portage tree I am using is a partial portage tree. And the packages required for emerging baselayout are unavailable. How can I install these packages otherwise. I am not getting their source files. Please help me.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by apoorv_khurasia
    The portage tree I am using is a partial portage tree. And the packages required for emerging baselayout are unavailable. How can I install these packages otherwise. I am not getting their source files. Please help me.

    Thanks in advance.

    Yeah reemerging baselayout helped me too... I had the same problem as well. If I understand correctly you should be able to add more mirrors to your /etc/make.conf. Here is the entry at the bottom of mine:

    GENTOO_MIRRORS="ftp://ftp.ussg.iu.edu/pub/linux/gentoo ftp://ftp.ucsb.edu/pub/mirrors/linux/gentoo/ http://mirror2.etf.bg.ac.yu/gentoo/"

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    Ok I finally fetched the packages from somewhere else, placed them in /usr/portage/distfiles and emerged baselayout. That solves the problem. Thanks everyone.
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