|author||Zac Medico <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-05-11 19:35:26 +0000|
|committer||Zac Medico <email@example.com>||2008-05-11 19:35:26 +0000|
|parent||Bug #220111 - Update the DISTDIR docs to clarify that it's safe to remove (diff)|
Sync make.conf.example with make.conf.5 for bug #220111.
svn path=/main/trunk/; revision=10290
Diffstat (limited to 'cnf')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/cnf/make.conf b/cnf/make.conf
index c410307d..50746a8a 100644
@@ -87,12 +87,11 @@
# DISTDIR is where all of the source code tarballs will be placed for
-# emerges. The source code is maintained here unless you delete
-# it. The entire repository of tarballs for Gentoo is 9G. This is
-# considerably more than any user will ever download. 2-3G is
-# a large DISTDIR. Note that locations under /usr/portage are not
-# necessarily safe for data storage. See the PORTDIR documentation
-# for more information.
+# emerges. After packages are built, it is safe to remove any and
+# all files from this directory since they will be automatically
+# fetched on demand for a given build. If you would like to
+# selectively prune obsolete files from this directory, see
+# eclean from the gentoolkit package.
# PKGDIR is the location of binary packages that you can have created