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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Selective sync of layman overlays?
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 15:52:33
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Selective sync of layman overlays? by Paul Hartman
1 On Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:31:59 -0500, Paul Hartman wrote:
3 > Often times there's 1 or 2 packages I want from an overlay, but don't
4 > want the entire overlay. Is there a way to do a selective sync of a
5 > layman overlay? By that I mean tell layman to only sync certain
6 > directories and their contents.
8 The way I do this is I add the overlays in layman but do not add them
9 to make.conf. Then I symlink individual directories from the layman
10 overlay directory to my local overlay, which is in make.conf. That way
11 I keep up to date with the one or two packages I need without pulling
12 in the whole overlay.
15 --
16 Neil Bothwick
18 Yes, I've heard of "decaf." What's your point?


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Re: [gentoo-user] Selective sync of layman overlays? Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>