Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc

From: Stanislaw Gruszka <stf_xl@××.pl>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 13:43:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ by Jason Stubbs
On Wednesday 07 of December 2005 13:56, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> > This will not always work. It is possible (likely, in fact) that two > > fetches for a given file begin simultaneously, leading to a corrupted > > download. It would be better to just wait for parallel_fetch [1] > > With FEATURES="distlocks" (enabled by default) it shouldn't be a problem. > > > [1] > > > This patch just integrates the 'emerge -f ... & emerge ...' trick directly > into emerge itself. There's essentially no difference between doing it > manually or emerge doing it for you other than the patch providing a sanity > check for FEATURES="distlocks" being enabled.
Is there any reason for disable FEATURES="distlocks" ? I think remove possibility disable it will make thinks clear and allow telling newbie users how to install gentoo much faster with slow internet link. -- Thanks Staszek Gruszka -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-doc] Slow modem connection in FAQ Jason Stubbs <jstubbs@g.o>