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11<version>1.60</version> 11<version>1.60</version>
12<date>2004-11-28</date> 12<date>2004-11-28</date>
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105</body> 105</body>
106</subsection> 106</subsection>
107<subsection> 107<subsection>
108<title>Optional: Updating the Portage tree</title> 108<title>Updating the Portage tree</title>
109<body> 109<body>
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111<p> 111<p>
112If you haven't installed a Portage snapshot in the previous chapter, you must 112If you have a working Internet connection and you don't want to install our
113download a recent Portage tree from the Internet. <c>emerge --sync</c> does this 113prebuilt packages later on (so-called GRP packages), you can update your Portage
114for you. Other users should skip this and continue with <uri 114tree to the latest version. <c>emerge --sync</c> does this for you. Other users
115link="#configure_USE">Configuring the USE variable</uri>. 115should run <c>emerge --metadata</c> to create the cache database Portage usually
116creates after <c>emerge --sync</c>.
116</p> 117</p>
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118<pre caption="Updating the Portage tree"> 119<pre caption="Updating the Portage tree">
120<comment>(For users with an Internet connection and no intention of using GRP packages)</comment>
119# <i>emerge --sync</i> 121# <i>emerge --sync</i>
120</pre>
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122<p> 123<comment>(For all other users)</comment>
123Portage uses the RSYNC protocol for updating the Portage tree. If the above 124# <i>emerge --metadata</i>
124command fails due to your firewall, use <c>emerge-webrsync</c> which
125downloads and installs a Portage snapshot for you using the regular HTTP
126protocol.
127</p>
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129<pre caption="Updating the Portage tree with emerge-webrsync">
130# <i>emerge-webrsync</i>
131</pre> 125</pre>
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133<p> 127<p>
134If you are warned that a new Portage version is available and that you should 128If you are warned that a new Portage version is available and that you should
135update Portage, you should ignore it. Portage will be updated for you later 129update Portage, you should ignore it. Portage will be updated for you later

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