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From: "Kurt V. Hindenburg" <khindenburg@××××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Multiple DISTDIR
Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 22:01:05
I've patch (VERSION="2.0.47-r10") and to use a 
new variable in make.conf.  The new variable is DISTDIRS="directory1 
directory2 etc".
The purpose of this is to allow people to have distfiles in multiple 
locations (ie. cdrom, nfs, etc).

What happens:
1. Look in DISTDIR for files (as normal)
2. If not found, traverse through all directories in DISTDIRS looking 
for files.
3. Set a new environment variable (DDIR) pointing to correct directory 
holding the files.
4. will use DDIR if set instead of DISTDIR.

1. I couldn't really figure out what the envirnoment variables A and 
AA were meant for.

2. I thought it best to avoid messing with the envirnoment variable 
DISTDIR to avoid confusion/problems (hence the new DDIR).

3. How can I get the latest cvs copy of portage as I would assume 
people would want a diff against that.

This will need further testing/fixing as I've only spent a few hours 
on it and I'm a non-python user.

Anyone doing something like this or anyone have any comments?

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Multiple DISTDIR "Robin H.Johnson" <robbat2@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Multiple DISTDIR Amiel Martin <martina3@××××××.edu>