On 03/11/2018 12:39 AM, Michał Górny wrote:
> W dniu sob, 10.03.2018 o godzinie 15∶16 -0800, użytkownik Zac Medico
> napisał:
>> Changes:
>>   * First paragraph rewritten by Robin Johnson <robbat2>
>>   * Fixes spelling of 'following' reported by Michael Everitt
>>
>>
>> Title: Portage rsync tree verification unstable
>> Author: Zac Medico <zmed...@gentoo.org>
>> Posted: 2018-03-13
>> Revision: 1
>> News-Item-Format: 2.0
>> Display-If-Installed: sys-apps/portage
>>
>> Portage rsync tree verification is being temporarily turned off by
>> default, starting with sys-apps/portage-2.3.24. This permits
>> stabilization of sys-apps/portage-2.3.24 while still working on bugs
>> relating to tree verification [1]: deadlocks [2] & key fetching [3].
>>
>> If users wish to enable the 'rsync-verify' USE flag for sys-apps/portage,
>> they need to follow these steps:
>>
>> 1) In order to unmask the 'rsync-verify' USE flag, create a file named
>> /etc/portage/profile/package.use.mask containing a line like the
>> following:
>>
>>     sys-apps/portage -rsync-verify
>>
>> 2) Once the 'rsync-verify' USE flag has been unmasked as described
>> in step 1, it can be enabled with a line like the following in
>> /etc/portage/package.use:
>>
>>     sys-apps/portage rsync-verify
>>
>> 3) After the configuration changes in steps 1 and 2 have been made, run
>> the following command:
>>
>>     emerge --oneshot --newuse '>=sys-apps/portage-2.3.24'
>>
> 
> Not sure if it's for better or worse but I suppose some users would find
> it easier if you provided a copy-paste snippet instead of or in addition
> to detailed instructions, e.g.:
> 
> echo sys-apps/portage -rsync-verify >> /etc/portage/profile/package.use.mask
> echo sys-apps/portage rsync-verify >> /etc/portage/package.use
> emerge -1v
> sys-apps/portage

That's tempting, but I like my version better, and I'd prefer not to
include the shell version in addition since it's redundant and it give
people something more to nitpick.
-- 
Thanks,
Zac

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