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On Wednesday 07 of December 2005 13:56, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> > This will not always work. It is possible (likely, in fact) that two
> > fetches for a given file begin simultaneously, leading to a corrupted
> > download. It would be better to just wait for parallel_fetch 
> With FEATURES="distlocks" (enabled by default) it shouldn't be a problem.
> > 
> This patch just integrates the 'emerge -f ... & emerge ...' trick directly
> into emerge itself. There's essentially no difference between doing it
> manually or emerge doing it for you other than the patch providing a sanity
> check for FEATURES="distlocks" being enabled.
Is there any reason for disable FEATURES="distlocks" ?
I think remove possibility disable it will make thinks clear and allow telling
newbie users how to install gentoo much faster with slow internet link.
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