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authorMike Frysinger <>2006-08-19 16:29:53 +0000
committerMike Frysinger <>2006-08-19 16:29:53 +0000
commit0bcf099a28741ca1a05a58c520bc4c6884bf2f64 (patch)
treef89f1f4669522b2b6a51449faa8f7b58f82921db /man
parentMake sure that portageq exits quietly when killed, like emerge does. (diff)
some INSTALL_MASK docs by compnerd
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diff --git a/man/make.conf.5 b/man/make.conf.5
index 87aa510f..2a509013 100644
--- a/man/make.conf.5
+++ b/man/make.conf.5
@@ -281,6 +281,12 @@ These vars are used if the sources must be downloaded from the
internet by \fBwget\fR(1). They are only required if you use a
proxy server for internet access.
+\fBINSTALL_MASK\fR = \fI[space delimited list of file names]\fR
+Use this variable if you want to selectively prevent certain files from being
+copied into your file system tree. This does not work on symlinks, but only on
+actual files. Useful if you wish to filter out files like HACKING.gz and
Use this variable if you want to use parallel make. For example, if you
have a dual\-processor system, set this variable to "\-j2" or "\-j3" for
@@ -419,6 +425,7 @@ Please report bugs via
Daniel Robbins <>
Nicholas Jones <>
Mike Frysinger <>
+Saleem Abdulrasool <>