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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 
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.
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