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From: tigger@g.o
Subject: Re: Do I really need the tree?
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 14:55:11 +0100
On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 09:56:43AM -0500, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 08:46, Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > In the meantime however please note that it is possible to exclude 
> > certain categories from the rsync (like games). That would be able to 
> > safe some space/time.
> 
> Why does everyone always say "like games" anyway?  Games are essential,
> man.  KDE and Gnome are cruft... ;p
> 
> Honestly, if you're worried about the portage tree, stop updating it so
> much.  There's really no need to be vigilant in portage updates.  This
> will become even more true in the future with the security only
> updates.  One other feature I would like to see is the ability to rsync
> only certain parts of the tree, similar to how cvs works.  I should be
> able to be in my $PORTDIR/games-fps and do an "emerge dirsync" (or
> whatever) and have it sync just that directory.  I think it would save
> the load on the servers if people are looking for specific updates to
> specific packages.

That sounds really scary to me. Won't this break stuff? Like things
depending on ebuilds which you haven't synced as they are in a different
category?

-- 
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