Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> When I do emerge dev-java/oracle-jre-bin, portage quoth:
> !!! dev-java/oracle-jre-bin- 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-', Log file:
>  *  
> '/var/log/portage/dev-java:oracle-jre-bin-'
>  * Package:    dev-java/oracle-jre-bin-
>  * 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-
>  * 
>  *   
> 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?

It's been a long time since I had to fetch one manually but the last
time I recall doing it, I did what you did.  I stuck it in distfiles,
mine is elsewhere, and then it did its thing after that.  So, the foo
is, the ebuild may need to be reworded unless I'm missing something, and
you are missing it as well.  ;-) 


:-)  :-) 

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