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Warning: Display title "GENTOO_MIRRORS" overrides earlier display title "GENTOO MIRRORS".


The GENTOO_MIRRORS variable is set in /usr/share/portage/config/make.globals:

FILE /usr/share/portage/config/make.globals
# Default distfiles mirrors. This rotation has multiple hosts and is reliable.
# Approved by the mirror-admin team.
#            *****************************
#            **  DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE  **
# ***************************************************
# **** CHANGES TO make.conf *OVERRIDE* THIS FILE ****
# ***************************************************

It can be overwritten with an entry in /etc/portage/make.conf.

mirrorselect is a tool for managing such entry. That entry can hold a space-delimited list of Gentoo source mirrors to check before downloading from the URL defined in an ebuild or downloading a snapshot (webrsync).

FILE /etc/portage/make.confTwo mirror locations in make.conf

Available URLs can be found on Gentoo source mirrors.

Choosing a fast mirror

See the Select the Gentoo source mirror(s) section of the Mirrorselect article.

See also

External resources