Talk:Fix my Gentoo

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Changes to /mnt/home/rescue/etc/portage

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This discussion is still ongoing as of 26 November 2017.

By having a copy to duplicate /mnt/gentoo/etc/portage in /mnt/home/rescue/etc/portage, any changes in the rescue /etc/portage will not be reflected back to /mnt/gentoo/etc/portage.

Is this intentional? So as to stop any self inflicted damage?

What about having a bind mount or hard link between the /etc/portage directories?

or is there some other procedure to better allow this to occur? --Russelld (talk) 07:40, 26 November 2017 (UTC)

bind mount or hardlink will probably modify your original system with the rescue changes (when in chroot you activate the binpkgs features in make.conf file for example)
copy command should be "cp -r /mnt/gentoo/etc/portage /mnt/gentoo/home/rescue/etc"
--Jlandru (talk) 09:22, 25 August 2022 (UTC)