[distcc] Monitor programs do not work with Portage/Gentoo Linux

Lisa M. lisa at thedoh.com
Tue Jun 24 06:06:04 GMT 2003

On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 00:55, Lisa M. wrote:
> Portage's homedir is /var/tmp/portage.  There should be no problem with
> treating this as though it were /home/lisa.  Append .distcc/state (chown
> portage:portage, chmod 700) and it should be relativly secure enough.

According to /etc/passwd, portage's homedir is /var/tmp/portage. 
However, portage.py modifies (line 1543) $HOME to tack on "/homedir".

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