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On Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:09:01 +0200
Pacho Ramos <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I haven't ever tried it but, what would occur if that people with
> really updated systems simply unpack an updated stage3 tarball in
> their / and, later, try to update?
Possibly at least few file collisions, if portage would be able to
clean the initial mess up.
But maybe a solution is to fork a minimalistic installer/updater from
portage which would have really tiny needs, unpack stage3 like you
suggested and then clean up remaining files from replaced packages.