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authorMarius Mauch <>2006-12-01 09:21:01 +0000
committerMarius Mauch <>2006-12-01 09:21:01 +0000
commitb856689befc20e195baa80ea3d6f6700d4fc25a8 (patch)
treeaadcbf39addffdafe45acaacc06d685851a5906f /make.conf.txt
parentadd ReST template to be used for manpage/make.globals/make.conf.example gener... (diff)
fix a few docutils errors
svn path=/main/trunk/; revision=5147
Diffstat (limited to 'make.conf.txt')
1 files changed, 29 insertions, 17 deletions
diff --git a/make.conf.txt b/make.conf.txt
index 5a885a9e..042d2884 100644
--- a/make.conf.txt
+++ b/make.conf.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,3 @@
-.. Substitutions: arch, cflags, chost, portdir
@@ -14,12 +12,12 @@ DESCRIPTION
This file contains various variables that are used by Portage.
-Portage will check the currently\-defined environment variables
+Portage will check the currently-defined environment variables
first for any settings. If no environment settings are found,
Portage then checks /etc/make.conf. If no setting is found
-in /etc/make.conf, Portage checks /etc/make.globals. If no
-setting is found there, the profile's default setting is grabbed
-from /etc/make.profile/make.defaults. Please note that all user
+in /etc/make.conf, Portage checks the profile's default setting
+from /etc/make.profile/make.defaults. If no setting is found there,
+it finally checks /etc/make.globals. Please note that all user
settings should be made in the environment or in /etc/make.conf,
which is intended to be customized by the user.
@@ -29,7 +27,7 @@ VARIABLES
-:suggest: ~|arch|
+:suggest: |accept_keywords|
:valdesc: space delimited list of KEYWORDS
Enable testing of ebuilds that have not yet been deemed 'stable'. Users
@@ -165,7 +163,7 @@ Various settings affecting portage behavior. Don't disable the defaults without
a good reason. This is an incremental variable. It can take a combination of the
following flags:
When commiting work to cvs with repoman(1), assume that all existing SRC_URI
digests are correct. This feature also affects digest generation via
ebuild(1) and emerge(1) (emerge generates digests only when the digest
@@ -174,7 +172,7 @@ _`assume-digest`
Binary packages will be created for all packages that are merged.
Build binary packages for just packages in the system set.
@@ -282,7 +280,7 @@ _`strict`
Have portage react strongly to conditions that may conflict with system
security provisions (for example textrels, executable stack). Read about
- the `QA_STRICT_*`_ variables below.
+ the `QA_STRICT`_ variables below.
Before merging packages to the live filesystem, automatically strip setuid
@@ -442,7 +440,7 @@ This variable holds all important settings for the mail module. In most cases
listing the recipient address andthe receiving mailserver should be sufficient,
but you can also use advanced settings like authentication or TLS. The full
syntax is:
- ``address [[user:passwd@]mailserver[:port]]``
+``address [[user:passwd@]mailserver[:port]]``
@@ -489,6 +487,13 @@ ${PACKAGE}
FQDN of the host portage is running on
+:valdesc: GPG key id
+This variable tells repoman which GPG key to use for signing Manifests.
@@ -559,7 +564,7 @@ This variable contains the command used for resuming package sources that
have been partially downloaded. It should be defined using the same format
-.. _`QA_STRICT_*`
@@ -679,11 +684,11 @@ Please report bugs via
-Daniel Robbins <>
-Nicholas Jones <>
-Mike Frysinger <>
-Saleem Abdulrasool <>
-Marius Mauch <>
+- Daniel Robbins <>
+- Nicholas Jones <>
+- Mike Frysinger <>
+- Saleem Abdulrasool <>
+- Marius Mauch <>
@@ -708,3 +713,10 @@ SEE ALSO
- portage(5)
- ebuild(1)
- ebuild(5)
+.. Substitutions:
+.. |accept_keywords| replace:: ~x86
+.. |cflags| replace:: -march=i686 -O2 -pipe
+.. |chost| replace:: i686-gentoo-linux-gnu
+.. |portdir| replace:: /usr/portage