On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 21:06 +0900, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> On Friday 07 April 2006 20:54, Ned Ludd wrote:
> > Handling of the || () in ROOT!=/ via the -K option is not in that 
> > good of shape in 2.1_NXX and can't really be used. Till that's 
> > addressed 2.1(re-ping jason) in my eyes absolutely should 
> > not even be considered for any rc status.
> Can you refresh my memory on what the issue is here?

Example off the topof my head:

FEATURES="buildpkg" ROOT=/ emerge gcc
rm -rf /dev/shm/foo

ROOT=/dev/shm/foo emerge gcc -pvK

Notice how it selects the incorrect deps? 
IE: eselect cuz it's the first listed dep in the || ( ) vs the

I forget what the title of the subject was but I recall us 
talking about it a bit on the portage alias a month or two ago and you 
more or less stated it's not broken at this point it's just not been 
coded to handle such cases yet. Other ppl who do alot of work with
either || () / $ROOT such as Donnie or Alec should also be 
able to give some insights also.

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