more than one package directory ?
On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 4:25 AM, Helmut Jarausch
> I'd like to use more than one package directory, e.g.
> /usr/portage/packages plus plus all stuff on a DVD.
> Is there a Gentoo specific way to do so or
> do I need an overlay file system like aufs ?
> Many thanks for a hint,
> Helmut Jarausch
> Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
> RWTH - Aachen University
> D 52056 Aachen, Germany
You could set the package directory manually when you need the dvd's
repository, such as:
PKGDIR="/mnt/dvd/packages" emerge --usepkg mozilla-firefox
Based on how portage uses the variable, I'm pretty sure you can't use
more than one simultaneously.
Joshua M. Murphy