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authorZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2008-06-20 03:46:40 +0000
committerZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2008-06-20 03:46:40 +0000
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parentFix typo. (diff)
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Document the new emerge <file> feature.
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+* It is now possible to use `emerge <file>` to reinstall the package that
+ installed a particular file. Package contents entries are indexed to
+ improve performance. A command such as `emerge /lib/modules` can serve
+ as a decent substitute for module-rebuild.
+
* The pkg_postinst phase is now called after the previous version of a
package has been removed. As a consequence, it is no longer possible
to call has_version in pkg_postinst to detect whether the current