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Bug 651254 - sys-apps/portage: add emerge --speed [y|n] option that optimizes dependency resolution defaults for speed
Summary: sys-apps/portage: add emerge --speed [y|n] option that optimizes dependency r...
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Interface (emerge) (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
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Blocks: 155723
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Reported: 2018-03-23 16:25 UTC by Zac Medico
Modified: 2020-03-12 14:28 UTC (History)
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Description Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2018-03-23 16:25:11 UTC
For cases when time is of utmost concern, it would be nice it emerge had a --speed option to optimize the default dependency resolution parameters for speed. Since --speed will modify default parameters, it should also be possible to specify --speed together with other options that override the --speed defaults. Some parameters that --speed could affect are:

* --backtrack
* --complete-graph
* --autounmask