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Thank you Ramon, I'll try this out.
On Wednesday 27 April 2011 17:58:26 Ramon van Alteren wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 13:29, Piergiorgio Beruto
> <piergiorgio.beruto@...> wrote:
> > 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
> > again?
> 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.