ns at niallsheridan.com
Wed Apr 10 11:22:03 IST 2002
From: "Nick Murtagh" <murtaghn at tcd.ie>
> On Wednesday 10 April 2002 10:37, Niall Sheridan wrote:
> > > Looks rather nice. Downloading a *minimal* iso now.
> > > Do you know how well it handles download of packages behind a http
> > It uses wget by default to download packages.
> That doesn't really help you with the sync part which uses either rsync or
Also from the documentation:
What if rsync doesn't work for me?
If you're behind a firewall that doesn't permit rsync traffic, then you can
instead download the daily /usr/portage snapshot from
http://cvs.gentoo.org/snapshots. Just unpack the tarball (using tar xvjf
portage-foo.tbz2) in the /usr directory
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