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On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 22:48, Meder Bakirov wrote:
> Hi all!
> I just wanted to ask: can we expect, in future versions of a Gentoo Linux, a
> move of /usr/portage to /var/portage as the most appropriate place to store
> frequently changing portage tree?
> I guess, it (Gentoo) would then suit most admins, willing to have a Gentoo
> Linux on their servers (I use Gentoo on my servers :-P). Because, for
> example, in my case, I have /usr always mounted ro (read-only) in fstab,
> remounting it rw (read-write) for critical updates only (when I emerge some
> new apps; e.g. security updates)
> How does it intersect with FHS (Filesystem Hierarchy Standard)?
> Thank you very much!
> With the best regards,
> email@example.com mailing list
You can set PORTDIR to point your portage tree wherever you like.
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