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Zac Medico wrote:
> Robert Bradbury wrote:
>> I commonly run:
>> emerge --pretend --update --verbose --deep --newuse world
>> at least once every day to provide a list of recently updated packages
>> that I need to re-emerge.
>> I've noticed recently (in the last 1-2 weeks) that it seems to be taking
>> a very long time. The one I've got running now has on the order of 8+
>> CPU minutes which seems very long. I think this used to take <2 minutes.
> Maybe it's backtracking for some reason. If that's the case, should
> see some related messages about backtracking.
In portage-188.8.131.52 the maximum backtrack count has been reduced from
30 to 5, and there's also a new --backtrack=COUNT option that you
can use to control it.