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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
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