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authorZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2010-03-16 06:17:57 +0000
committerZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2010-03-16 06:17:57 +0000
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Bug #309699 - Update --emptytree docs. Thanks to Ben Kohler <bkohler@gmail.com>
for wording suggestions. svn path=/main/trunk/; revision=15831
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@@ -354,10 +354,10 @@ behavior with respect to build time dependencies that are not strictly
required.
.TP
.BR "\-\-emptytree " (\fB\-e\fR)
-Reinstalls all world packages and their dependencies to the current USE
-specifications while differing from the installed set of packages as
-little as possible. You should run with \fB\-\-pretend\fR first to make
-sure the result is what you expect.
+Reinstalls target atoms and their entire deep
+dependency tree, as though no packages are currently
+installed. You should run this with \fB\-\-pretend\fR
+first to make sure the result is what you expect.
.TP
.BR "\-\-fail\-clean[=n]"
Clean up temporary files after a build failure. This is