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9<sections> 9<sections>
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11<version>1.63</version> 11<version>1.64</version>
12<date>2004-12-26</date> 12<date>2005-01-04</date>
13 13
14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Chrooting</title> 15<title>Chrooting</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>Optional: Selecting Mirrors</title> 17<title>Optional: Selecting Mirrors</title>
107<subsection> 107<subsection>
108<title>Updating the Portage tree</title> 108<title>Updating the Portage tree</title>
109<body> 109<body>
110 110
111<p> 111<p>
112If you have a working Internet connection and you don't want to install our 112You should now update your Portage tree to the latest version. <c>emerge
113prebuilt packages later on (also known as GRP packages), you should update your 113--sync</c> does this for you.
114Portage tree to the latest version. <c>emerge --sync</c> does this for you.
115Other users should <e>only</e> run <c>emerge --metadata</c> to create the cache
116database Portage usually creates after <c>emerge --sync</c>.
117</p> 114</p>
118 115
119<pre caption="Updating the Portage tree"> 116<pre caption="Updating the Portage tree">
120<comment>(For users with an Internet connection who do not intend on using GRP packages)</comment>
121# <i>emerge --sync</i> 117# <i>emerge --sync</i>
122
123<comment>(For all other users)</comment>
124# <i>emerge --metadata</i>
125</pre> 118</pre>
126 119
127<p> 120<p>
128If you are warned that a new Portage version is available and that you should 121If you are warned that a new Portage version is available and that you should
129update Portage, you should ignore it. Portage will be updated for you later 122update Portage, you should ignore it. Portage will be updated for you later
133</body> 126</body>
134</subsection> 127</subsection>
135<subsection id="configure_USE"> 128<subsection id="configure_USE">
136<title>Configuring the USE variable</title> 129<title>Configuring the USE variable</title>
137<body> 130<body>
138
139<warn>
140Do not make any modifications to the USE variable if you are performing a stage3
141with GRP installation. You can alter the USE variable after having installed the
142packages you want. Gremlins are known to attack your system if you ignore this
143warning!
144</warn>
145 131
146<p> 132<p>
147<c>USE</c> is one of the most powerful variables Gentoo provides to its users. 133<c>USE</c> is one of the most powerful variables Gentoo provides to its users.
148Several programs can be compiled with or without optional support for certain 134Several programs can be compiled with or without optional support for certain
149items. For instance, some programs can be compiled with gtk-support, or with 135items. For instance, some programs can be compiled with gtk-support, or with
205 191
206<pre caption="USE setting"> 192<pre caption="USE setting">
207USE="-gtk -gnome qt kde dvd alsa cdr" 193USE="-gtk -gnome qt kde dvd alsa cdr"
208</pre> 194</pre>
209 195
196</body>
197</subsection>
198<subsection>
199<title>Optional: GLIBC Locales</title>
200<body>
201
210<p> 202<p>
211You will probably only use one or maybe two locales on your system. Up until now 203You will probably only use one or maybe two locales on your system. Up until now
212after compiling <c>glibc</c> a full set of all available locales will be 204after compiling <c>glibc</c> a full set of all available locales will be
213created. As of now you can activate the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag and specify 205created. As of now you can activate the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag and specify
214only the locales you will need in <path>/etc/locales.build</path>. Only do this 206only the locales you will need in <path>/etc/locales.build</path>. Only do this
237en_US/ISO-8859-1 229en_US/ISO-8859-1
238en_US.UTF-8/UTF-8 230en_US.UTF-8/UTF-8
239de_DE/ISO-8859-1 231de_DE/ISO-8859-1
240de_DE@euro/ISO-8859-15 232de_DE@euro/ISO-8859-15
241</pre> 233</pre>
242
243</body>
244</subsection>
245<subsection>
246<title>Optional: Using Distributed Compiling</title>
247<body>
248
249<p>
250If you are interested in using a collection of systems to help in compiling your
251system you might want to take a look at our <uri
252link="/doc/en/distcc.xml">DistCC Guide</uri>. By using <c>distcc</c> you can use
253the processing power of several systems to aid you with the installation.
254</p>
255 234
256</body> 235</body>
257</subsection> 236</subsection>
258</section> 237</section>
259<section> 238<section>
277 If you chose <e>stage2</e> you only can skip the first step 256 If you chose <e>stage2</e> you only can skip the first step
278 and immediately start with the second one (<uri link="#doc_chap4">Progressing 257 and immediately start with the second one (<uri link="#doc_chap4">Progressing
279 from Stage2 to Stage3</uri>) 258 from Stage2 to Stage3</uri>)
280</li> 259</li>
281<li> 260<li>
282 If you chose <e>stage3</e> (either with or without GRP) then you can skip both 261 If you chose <e>stage3</e> then you can skip both
283 steps and continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=7">Configuring the 262 steps and continue with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=7">Configuring the
284 Kernel</uri> 263 Kernel</uri>
285</li> 264</li>
286</ul> 265</ul>
287 266
320<title>Optional: Downloading the Sources First</title> 299<title>Optional: Downloading the Sources First</title>
321<body> 300<body>
322 301
323<p> 302<p>
324If you haven't copied over all source code before, then the bootstrap 303If you haven't copied over all source code before, then the bootstrap
325script will download all necessary files. It goes without saying that 304script will download all necessary files. If you want to
326this only works if you have a working network connnection :-) If you want to
327download the source code first and later bootstrap the system (for instance 305download the source code first and later bootstrap the system (for instance
328because you don't want to have your internet connection open during the 306because you don't want to have your internet connection open during the
329compilation) use the <e>-f</e> option of the bootstrap script, which will 307compilation) use the <e>-f</e> option of the bootstrap script, which will
330fetch (hence the letter <e>f</e>) all source code for you. 308fetch (hence the letter <e>f</e>) all source code for you.
331</p> 309</p>

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