On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 01:30:21PM -0400, James Cloos wrote: > A reasonable alternative would be to have a separate variable in make.conf, > such as ECLASS_OVERLAY_DIRS, which specifies acceptable overlays for eclasses. > > In most cases, users would probably only have their own, local overlay there, > and any eclasses found there should be used in preference to any in portage > or in the overlay the ebuild came from, if applicable. > > Every time portage looks for an eclass, it should check there first (caching > what it found, to save future lookups w/in that run) and just use anything > it finds.
repos.conf has functionality of this sort, although you'll have to consult the man page for the exact option name... ~brian
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