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Jeremy Olexa 03-04-2010 04:04 PM

force binary only install
 
On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 16:36:25 +0000, Alan Hourihane <alanh@fairlite.co.uk>
wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 17:22 +0100, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
>>
>> Alan Hourihane wrote:
>> > Is there any way to only install binary packages and refuse source
>> > builds ?
>> >
>> > I know emerge -k... with get binaries and if not found will build
from
>> > source, but I want to totally bail if the binary (and binary
>> > dependencies) isn't found.
>>
>> Sounds like 'emerge -K' is what you need.
>
> Yikes, don't know how I missed that.
>
> What would be nice now though is that specified as a FEATURE=".." line
> so it doesn't have to be implicit on the command line.

Just use EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS, info in man make.conf

>
> Would a patch for that be accepted ?
>
> Alan.

Alan Hourihane 03-04-2010 04:15 PM

force binary only install
 
On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 17:04 +0000, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 16:36:25 +0000, Alan Hourihane <alanh@fairlite.co.uk>
> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 17:22 +0100, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> >>
> >> Alan Hourihane wrote:
> >> > Is there any way to only install binary packages and refuse source
> >> > builds ?
> >> >
> >> > I know emerge -k... with get binaries and if not found will build
> from
> >> > source, but I want to totally bail if the binary (and binary
> >> > dependencies) isn't found.
> >>
> >> Sounds like 'emerge -K' is what you need.
> >
> > Yikes, don't know how I missed that.
> >
> > What would be nice now though is that specified as a FEATURE=".." line
> > so it doesn't have to be implicit on the command line.
>
> Just use EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS, info in man make.conf

Nice. Thanks Jeremy !

Alan.


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