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Capital K, which (I believe) is use binary packages only.
On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 03:45:21PM +0800, Michael Boman wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 03:40:02AM -0400, Jon Portnoy wrote:
> > I think the -K option for emerge does this.
> > On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 03:36:21PM +0800, Michael Boman wrote:
> > > Is there a way to let machines only see (updated) pre-compiled packages
> > > when they do 'emerge -p world'? I am thinking of providing a local
> > > repository of "authorized/tested" software over NFS and when you do
> > > 'emerge world' it will take the latest version from the pre-compiled
> > > pile of packages, totally ignoring what is availble as ebuild's from
> > > rsync.gentoo.org or in the PORTAGE_OVERLAY dir..
> > >
> > > Doable? How?
> From the emerge man-page:
> --usepkg (-k)
> Tells emerge to use binary packages (from $PKGDIR) if they are
> available, thus possibly avoiding some time-consuming compiles.
> This option is useful for CD installs; you can export
> PKGDIR=/mnt/cdrom/packages and then use this option to have
> emerge "pull" binary packages from the CD in order to satisfy
> My biggest problem is the wording
> "to use binary packages (from $PKGDIR) >>if<< they are available"
> It hints that if a newer ebuild is availble it will still be compiled,
> and not taken from the pre-compiled repository.
> If I am wrong please let me know ;)
> Best regards
> Michael Boman
> Michael Boman
> Security Architect, SecureCiRT Pte Ltd
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