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authorZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2008-04-21 05:14:53 +0000
committerZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2008-04-21 05:14:53 +0000
commit346feda72e1f9347926bc8a423475a01f31b0efd (patch)
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parentFix portage version, should be >=2.1.5. (diff)
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Document FEATURES="metadata-transfer" changes some more.
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portage-2.1.5
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+* The metadata-transfer feature is now disabled by default. This disables the
+ "Updating Portage cache" routine that used to run at the tail end of each
+ `emerge --sync` operation. If you use something like the sqlite module and
+ want to keep all metadata in that format alone (useful for querying), enable
+ FEATURES="metadata-transfer" in make.conf.
+
* The parallel-fetch feature is now enabled by default. It is optimized
to avoid doing redundant checksums for previously downloaded files that have
the correct size. Run `tail -f /var/log/emerge-fetch.log` in a