In section 10 (before code listing 18) it would be useful to indicate how to
use a proxy if this is required. Perhaps something along the lines of:
If your Internet access is going through a proxy server exporting the
environement variable http_proxy will help. The format is http_proxy=http://
# export http_proxy=http://john:email@example.com:3128
Proxy info should be set in /etc/make.conf. I've modifed the standard make.conf,
added a note to the build docs, and modified bootstrap.sh so that the proxy
values in /etc/make.conf actually get used for the bootstrap. At the moment
the only visible change will be bootstrap.sh. The site needs to be updated
for the doc change to be seen, and /etc/make.conf will be updated with the
next version of portage.
Trying to clean out the docs-depricated so that I can close the catergory ...