[paludis-user] Newbie questions

David Leverton levertond at googlemail.com
Thu May 22 20:09:53 UTC 2008


On Thursday 22 May 2008 21:00:42 Alon Bar-Lev wrote:
> Hello again,
>
> Gaining some more experience...
>
> emerge --fetchonly --pretend package
>
> Will display the needed URLs to be downloaded and not actually fetch.
>
> paludis --install --fetchonly --pretend package
>
> Does not list URLs.
>
> Is there any way to see the URL list, it is required when the computer
> is not connected directly to the internet.

rbrown wrote a Ruby script to do this:

http://arbearohooooen.wordpress.com/2008/05/17/a-present-to-the-third-world/

I do have plans for something fancier on my to-do list, but it has lots of 
other stuff too so I can't promise a time-frame.



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