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authorAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2006-04-11 11:20:03 +0000
committerAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2006-04-11 11:20:03 +0000
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Add some more on SKIP_FUNCTIONS
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Note that Paludis will use src_test regardless of FEATURES (FEATURES is a
Portage thing, and Paludis doesn't use it any more than it has to).
-Unfortunately, various system packages have broken test suites, so the system
-install will probably bomb out midway unless you export SKIP_FUNCTIONS=test
-beforehand.
+
+.. Important:: Unfortunately, various system packages have broken test suites,
+ so the system install will probably bomb out midway unless you export
+ SKIP_FUNCTIONS=test beforehand. You can do this in your environment or
+ (better) in ``/mychroot/etc/paludis/bashrc``. If you're especially sneaky,
+ you can do it conditional upon ``$PN``.
Also note that there're a whole load of circular dependencies in system
(ncurses <-> gpm, patch <-> patch, gcc <-> glibc for example), so you'll