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i had that problem; grobian helped me fix it, its easy. i changed
my uid to match my gentoo linux file server for nfs mounts. look at:
On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Peter Abrahamsen wrote:
> Hi all,
> We have a prefixed Gentoo disk image here at our office that we
> distribute to developers on OS X boxes so they can run full
> development environments locally. It has postgresql, memcached, and
> other goodies pre-installed with the right USE flags.
> Presently, the images are pretty much fixed once they're distributed
> -- any updates have to come from the person who made the image. It
> seems that their username is hard-coded in some scripts and config
> files here and there, and emerge is unhappy if run by a different
> user. I've changed those entries manually before, but I'm wondering if
> it's really necessary that the username be hard-coded anywhere? Would
> it be easy to make the code user-agnostic?
> It would be even more awesome to keep installs agnostic with respect
> to where they are mounted, but I'm guessing this would be a much
> larger undertaking, requiring more fundamental changes to portage.
> Neither of these issues is a huge deal, as we're happy just
> distributing new images from time to time and not making our devs deal
> with system management, but there've been several times when I've
> wanted these flexibilities from portage.
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