On Saturday 16 January 2010 17:46:08 Benedikt Böhm wrote: > On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Michael Higgins <li...@evolone.org> wrote: > > Yes, PORTDIR default location under /usr was a totally stupid thing. > > Please don't repeat it... > > One thing all you /usr naggers forget is, that /var cannot be shared > read-only via nfs (or bind mounts in case of virtual servers). most > single-machine users probably don't care, but there is more out there > than just your workstations. so putting portage into /usr is perfectly > valid.
and good thing there is a config file for you to change it to suite your weird needs. /var is a better default than /usr here. -mike
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