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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] emerge rsync proposal
Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2002 21:13:54
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] emerge rsync proposal by Timothy Robinson
1 On Saturday 07 December 2002 13:38, Timothy Robinson wrote:
2 > I would like to propose a change to the rsync command in the emerge script.
3 > I have /usr/portage/distfiles as a symlink to another filesytem that has
4 > more
5 > space than the root filesystem. Everytime I do an emerge sync, it
6 > overwrites
7 > this and creates a directory. A simple change to the rsync exclude
8 > statements
9 > would fix this problem. Have a look.
11 or you could simply do a mount bind on that directory ...
12 mount -o bind /path/to/other/distdir /usr/portage/distdir
14 or you could do as skaar says and set DISTDIR in your make.conf ...
16 the reason we enabled --delete is because old ebuilds and packages would
17 accumulate in users portage directory causing bugs to creep up that were
18 taken care of
19 -mike
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Re: [gentoo-dev] emerge rsync proposal Timothy Robinson <tdrobinson@××××.org>