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From: "A. Craig West" <acwest-gentoo-dev@×××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Omitting binary packages (emerge -e world)
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 12:07:18
Message-Id: Pine.LNX.4.58.0309220803460.3888@gizmo.bdkw
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Omitting binary packages (emerge -e world) by Dhruba Bandopadhyay
1 On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, Dhruba Bandopadhyay wrote:
3 > AFAIK this has not been done yet so I thought I would ask about it.
4 > Usually, during emerge -e world all packages are recompiled including
5 > binary packages which require no compilation. However, it would be nice
6 > if all binary packages were omitted from emerge -e world so only those
7 > from source are included. That way, time and resources are saved and only
8 > those packages affected by new compiler or compiler settings are
9 > recompiled. How about it?
11 On the other hand, when the last time I had to emerge -e world, it was because
12 I was recovering from severe disk corruption, and I wanted ALL packages
13 to be redone. The binary packages don't really take long anyways, because they
14 don't really compile.
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17 Craig West Ph: (416) 666-1645 | It's not a bug,
18 acwest-sig@×××××××××.net | It's a feature...
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Omitting binary packages (emerge -e world) Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@××××××××××××.uk>