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authorZac Medico <>2010-03-09 09:03:57 +0000
committerZac Medico <>2010-03-09 09:03:57 +0000
commitba9d63676152041abeb973b6f5b81e7501b2e40b (patch)
parentImport 'email' and 'smtlib' locally since python ebuilds remove the 'email' (diff)
* Remove outdated profiles.desc sentence about "1 profile allowed per
stable/dev/KEYWORD". Thanks to Torsten Veller <tove@g.o> for reporting. * Add 'exp' to valid profiles.desc status values, and update the example. svn path=/main/trunk/; revision=15795
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/man/portage.5 b/man/portage.5
index d81232f1..40bf89f4 100644
--- a/man/portage.5
+++ b/man/portage.5
@@ -752,23 +752,22 @@ package has been masked and WHO is doing the masking.
.BR profiles.desc
List all the current stable and development profiles. If a profile is listed
-here, then it will be checked by repoman. At the moment, only 1 profile is
-allowed per stable/dev/KEYWORD; the last one found is the last one used.
+here, then it will be checked by repoman.
.I Format:
\- comments begin with # (no inline comments)
\- one profile list per line in format: arch dir status
\- arch must be listed in arch.list
\- dir is relative to profiles.desc
-\- status must be 'stable' or 'dev'
+\- status must be 'stable', 'dev', or 'exp'
.I Example:
-alpha default-linux/alpha/2004.3 stable
-m68k default-linux/m68k dev
-x86 default-linux/x86/2004.3 stable
+alpha default/linux/alpha/10.0 stable
+m68k default/linux/m68k/10.0 dev
+x86 default/linux/x86/10.0 stable
+x86-linux prefix/linux/x86 exp
.BR repo_name