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Marius Mauch said:
> On Wed, 03 Nov 2004 14:07:03 +0100
> TRauMa <trauma@...> wrote:
>> 2. How can I tell portage to ignore fetch restricitions? If I
>> encounter one, I manually pull in the file as portage tells me to, but
>> I'm not keen on pulling it on every client, too. So it would be
>> perfect if I could tell the clients to just try and fetch the
>> restricted files from the local mirror.
> You can't. It wouldn't be completely impossible to add support for this,
> but it would need a nontrivial amount of work and make the code even
> more complicated (read the 'fetch' function in portage.py and you'll
> understand ;).
Not neccesarily a good idea, but an idea nonetheless, is to NFS mount
/usr/portage/distfiles/ as a share that contains pre-fetched distribution