emirrordist man page

emirrordist ā€” a fetch tool for mirroring of package distfiles

Synopsis

emirrordist [options] <action>

Actions

-h, --help

Show a help message and exit.

--version

Display portage version and exit.

--mirror

Mirror distfiles for the selected repository.

Options

--dry-run

Perform a trial run with no changes made (typically combined with -v or -vv).

-v, --verbose

Display extra information on stderr (multiple occurences increase verbosity).

--ignore-default-opts

Do not use the EMIRRORDIST_DEFAULT_OPTS environment variable.

--distfiles=DIR

Distfiles directory to use (required).

-j JOBS, --jobs=JOBS

Number of concurrent jobs to run.

-l LOAD, --load-average=LOAD

Load average limit for spawning of new concurrent jobs.

--tries=TRIES

Maximum number of tries per file, 0 means unlimited (default is 10).

--repo=REPO

Name of repo to operate on.

--config-root=DIR

Location of portage config files.

--repositories-configuration=REPOSITORIES_CONFIGURATION

Override configuration of repositories. The argument of this option has the same format as repos.conf (see portage(5)).

--strict-manifests=<y|n>

Manually override "strict" FEATURES setting.

--failure-log=FILE

Log file for fetch failures, with tab-delimited output, for reporting purposes. Opened in append mode.

--success-log=FILE

Log file for fetch successes, with tab-delimited output, for reporting purposes. Opened in append mode.

--scheduled-deletion-log=FILE

Log file for scheduled deletions, with tab-delimited output, for reporting purposes. Overwritten with each run.

--delete

Enable deletion of unused distfiles.

--deletion-db=FILE

Database file used to track lifetime of files scheduled for delayed deletion.

--deletion-delay=SECONDS

Delay time for deletion of unused distfiles, measured in seconds.

--temp-dir=DIR

Temporary directory for downloads.

--mirror-overrides=FILE

File holding a list of mirror overrides.

--mirror-skip=MIRROR_SKIP

Comma delimited list of mirror targets to skip when fetching.

--restrict-mirror-exemptions=RESTRICT_MIRROR_EXEMPTIONS

Comma delimited list of mirror targets for which to ignore RESTRICT="mirror" (see ebuild(5)).

--verify-existing-digest

Use digest as a verification of whether existing distfiles are valid.

--distfiles-local=DIR

The distfiles-local directory to use.

--distfiles-db=FILE

Database file used to track which ebuilds a distfile belongs to.

--recycle-dir=DIR

Directory for extended retention of files that are removed from distdir with the --delete option. These files may be be recycled if they are needed again, instead of downloading them again.

--recycle-db=FILE

Database file used to track lifetime of files in recycle dir.

--recycle-deletion-delay=SECONDS

Delay time for deletion of unused files from recycle dir, measured in seconds (defaults to the equivalent of 60 days).

--fetch-log-dir=DIR

Directory for individual fetch logs.

--whitelist-from=FILE

Specifies a file containing a list of files to whitelist, one per line, # prefixed lines ignored. Use this option multiple times in order to specify multiple whitelists.

Reporting Bugs

Please report bugs via https://bugs.gentoo.org/

Thanks

Special thanks to Brian Harring, author of the mirror-dist program from which emirrordist is derived.

Authors

Zac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>
Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis <arfrever@apache.org>

Files

/etc/portage/make.conf

Contains variables.

See Also

ebuild(5), egencache(1), make.conf(5), portage(5)

Referenced By

portage(5).

Dec 2015 Portage VERSION