On 2018-07-06, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwa...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2018-07-06, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwa...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Now that the public key stuff is working again (knock on wood), I'm
>> curious if it's usual for an emerge --sync to take 10-15 minutes
>> longer than it used due to the "Verifying /usr/portage" step.
>> On some systems (with fewer packages installed) it only takes a minute
>> or less. But, on my "main" desktop system it takes 10-15 minutes every
>> time.
> I cleared out /usr/portage/distfiles, and the verify time dropped to
> about 10 seconds.  I should probably do that more often...

FWIW, I think that change was due to a warm buffer cache.  The next
few times I did a sync the verify was back to the usual 10+ minutes
(with /usr/portage/distfiles still empty).

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