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From: Jason Stubbs <jstubbs@g.o>
Subject: Re: Slow modem connection in FAQ
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2005 21:56:45 +0900
On Wednesday 07 December 2005 18:53, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > This make parallel compilation/download except first packet
> > emerged in what_you_want.
> >
> > I think people already know this trick, but it is not show in FAQ
>
> 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 [1]

With FEATURES="distlocks" (enabled by default) it shouldn't be a problem.

> [1] 
http://www.mail-archive.com/gentoo-portage-dev@g.o/msg00669.html

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.

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Jason Stubbs

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