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On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 13:29, Piergiorgio Beruto
> Oh, one last thing: one of the big issues is about host machines... it
> would be nice if the prefixed Gentoo could be portable across
> different development machines / users. Do you think it's possible to
> have a prefixed gentoo "relocatable"? I mean, I setup my prefixed
> system, then i "tar cvj" the entire system then untar for a different
> user / different machine, "change some config files / environment
> variables" and have my prefixed system work without bootstrapping
As long as you do not change the underlying OS, you should be fine(tm)
That means: I just did this moving from mac-osx laptop1 to mac-osx
laptop2 for a different user.
You need to modify the make.globals file (portage users...) and
After that my prefix based system worked like a charm again, however
YMMV as usual.