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On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 17:54:02 +0200
Raphael Marichez <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> IMHO this seems a good idea. The portage tree is growing every week,
> every month, and it doesn't really suit for the very little systems
> (embedded linux) nowadays. Furthermore, with the old 2.0-portage, the
> syncing and caching had become really long.
If you want to sync just part of the tree, look into setting '--exclude'
or '--exclude-from' options via PORTAGE_RSYNC_EXTRA_OPTS in make.conf.
See rsync(1) and make.conf(5). Never tried it myself, but it should
Kevin F. Quinn