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On 12/04/2011 06:44 AM, Leho Kraav wrote:
> So after a reading through a bunch of stuff , what I'm going to do for the goal above is:
> * move to sys-apps/shadow trunk 
> * fork my own user.eclass from v1.17, modify it to use --root $ROOT when calling shadow stuff
> * stick my user.eclass into myoverlay/eclass/
> * # echo "lkraav" > myoverlay/profiles/repo_name
> * # echo "[DEFAULT]\neclass-overrides = lkraav" > /etc/portage/repos.conf
> * # echo "PORTAGE_RSYNC_EXTRA_OPTS=\"--exclude=/metadata/cache\"" >> /etc/make.conf
> * # rm -rf /usr/portage/metadata/cache
> * # echo "emerge --regen" >> /etc/cron.weekly/09-my-portage-update-script
If user.eclass is the only eclass you override, then since user.eclass
doesn't modify metadata variables like *DEPEND or IUSE, it's safe to use
metadata/cache from rsync.