qmerge and friend
On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 08:26 +0000, Ed W wrote:
> On 17/03/2011 01:56, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 12:18:39 Martin Gysel wrote:
> >> I tied to use qmerge on my 'embedded' system (well for the moment it
> >> runs from a usb stick...). I don't have the portage tree there nor any
> >> profile.
> > the profile is necessary to convey fundamental information such as ARCH and
> > ACCEPT_KEYWORDS. and to a lesser degree, the system packages and default USE
> > flags. without a profile, you need to manually set all of those.
> > i guess we could tweak the qmerge code to not walk the profile if people
> > provide ARCH and such themselves ...
> > -mike
> Is it sufficient to "fake" the profile by simply having a profile path?
> Everything else defined in make.conf?
qmerge only ever required a minimal /etc/make.conf ; What Mike points
out is we can probably accept it from the env also.