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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
To: tigger@g.o
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree?
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 15:33:01
Message-Id: 1080833582.10756.25.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Do I really need the tree? by
On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 08:55, tigger@g.o wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 09:56:43AM -0500, Chris Gianelloni wrote: > > On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 08:46, Paul de Vrieze wrote: > > > In the meantime however please note that it is possible to exclude > > > certain categories from the rsync (like games). That would be able to > > > safe some space/time. > > > > Why does everyone always say "like games" anyway? Games are essential, > > man. KDE and Gnome are cruft... ;p > > > > Honestly, if you're worried about the portage tree, stop updating it so > > much. There's really no need to be vigilant in portage updates. This > > will become even more true in the future with the security only > > updates. One other feature I would like to see is the ability to rsync > > only certain parts of the tree, similar to how cvs works. I should be > > able to be in my $PORTDIR/games-fps and do an "emerge dirsync" (or > > whatever) and have it sync just that directory. I think it would save > > the load on the servers if people are looking for specific updates to > > specific packages. > > That sounds really scary to me. Won't this break stuff? Like things > depending on ebuilds which you haven't synced as they are in a different > category?
You're probably right. I just tend to work on a lot of ebuilds that have very lax dependencies. Ignore that request everyone... ;P -- Chris Gianelloni Developer, Gentoo Linux Games Team Is your power animal a penguin?


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