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From: tigger@g.o
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree?
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 15:29:19
Message-Id: 20040401135510.GD3470@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree? by Chris Gianelloni
On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 09:56:43AM -0500, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 08:46, Paul de Vrieze wrote: > > In the meantime however please note that it is possible to exclude > > certain categories from the rsync (like games). That would be able to > > safe some space/time. > > Why does everyone always say "like games" anyway? Games are essential, > man. KDE and Gnome are cruft... ;p > > Honestly, if you're worried about the portage tree, stop updating it so > much. There's really no need to be vigilant in portage updates. This > will become even more true in the future with the security only > updates. One other feature I would like to see is the ability to rsync > only certain parts of the tree, similar to how cvs works. I should be > able to be in my $PORTDIR/games-fps and do an "emerge dirsync" (or > whatever) and have it sync just that directory. I think it would save > the load on the servers if people are looking for specific updates to > specific packages.
That sounds really scary to me. Won't this break stuff? Like things depending on ebuilds which you haven't synced as they are in a different category? -- rob holland - [ tigger@g.o ] irc://irc.freenode.net/#gentoo as tigger^ http://dev.gentoo.org/~tigger/tigger@××××××××××.asc

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree? "Jani-Matti Hätinen" <jannu.hatinen@×××××.fi>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree? Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>