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make.conf.5: warn about PORTAGE_TMPDIR in PORTDIR

This will fix bug #392565.
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commit fab71caabba4e57ffcbed0651abcee014d1c960f 1 parent 604eb9b
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5 man/make.conf.5
@@ -827,6 +827,9 @@ Defaults to 30.
Defines the location of the temporary build directories.
.br
Defaults to /var/tmp.
+
+This should not be set to point anywhere under the directory tree
+specified by \fBPORTDIR\fR (/usr/portage by default).
.TP
\fBPORTAGE_USERNAME\fR = \fI[user]\fR
Defines the username to use when executing in userpriv/etc... modes (i.e.
@@ -852,7 +855,7 @@ the emerge \-\-sync command. The default value of
\fBDISTDIR\fR and \fBPKGDIR\fR, but users are warned that any other locations
inside \fBPORTDIR\fR are not necessarily safe for data storage. You should not
put other data (such as overlays) in your \fBPORTDIR\fB. Portage will walk
-directory structures and may arbitrary add invalid categories as packages.
+directory structures and may arbitrarily add invalid categories as packages.
.TP
\fBPORTDIR_OVERLAY\fR = \fI"[path] [different\-path] [etc...]"\fR
Defines the directories in which user made ebuilds may be stored and not
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