When I do emerge dev-java/oracle-jre-bin, portage quoth: !!! dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-22.214.171.124-r1 has fetch restriction turned on. !!! This probably means that this ebuild's files must be downloaded !!! manually. See the comments in the ebuild for more information.
* Fetch failed for 'dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-126.96.36.199-r1', Log file: * '/var/log/portage/dev-java:oracle-jre-bin-188.8.131.52-r1:20180410-201117.log' * Package: dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-184.108.40.206-r1 * Repository: gentoo * Maintainer: j...@gentoo.org * USE: abi_x86_64 alsa amd64 elibc_glibc fontconfig kernel_linux userland_GNU * FEATURES: fakeroot preserve-libs sandbox userpriv * Please download jre-8u162-linux-x64.tar.gz and move it to * /var/tmp/portage/dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-220.127.116.11-r1/distdir: * * http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jre8-downloads-2133155.html But no matter how much I tried to please it (copying the file into a distdir/ subdirectory, or copying it _as a file_ called distdir) I couldn't get it to work. OTOH, just doing what first comes to mind (putting the file in /usr/portage/distfiles/) does work. what the foo? -- Please don't Cc: me privately on mailing lists and Usenet, if you also post the followup to the list or newsgroup. To reply privately _only_ on Usenet and on broken lists which rewrite From, fetch the TXT record for no-use.mooo.com.