Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: Fw: Re: [gentoo-user] .tmp-unverified-download-quarantine
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:17:37
Message-Id: 4164219.mqH7NboFhG@peak
On Tuesday, 14 January 2020 18:36:23 GMT n952162@×××.de wrote:
> I guess you're referring to this: > > "The use of emerge-webrsync is recommended for those who are behind > restrictive firewalls (because it uses HTTP/FTP protocols for downloading > the snapshot) and saves network bandwidth. Readers who have no network or > bandwidth restrictions can happily skip down to the next section." > > Indeed that was a sub-theme of my question (although I oversaw that > "emerge-" was indeed part of the command): could that have an impact on my > problem? I'm not behind a firewall and have no bandwidth restrictions > (DSL). It's a bad state when you start having to do things which are > nominally not relevant, because you don't have anything else to lose (but > time). That's called "grasping at straws"
Why don't you just try it? What could you lose? "When all else fails, read the instructions." -- Regards, Peter.