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authorSimon Stelling <blubb@gentoo.org>2006-06-22 16:43:30 +0000
committerSimon Stelling <blubb@gentoo.org>2006-06-22 16:43:30 +0000
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parentFix a broken reference to syslist and remove two extras. (diff)
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mention the use of @ in -s; bug 137565
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@@ -153,11 +153,13 @@ to do, then portage will exit with a message and a success condition.
.BR "\-\-search " (\fB\-s\fR)
Searches for matches of the supplied string in the portage tree.
The \-\-search string is a regular expression. For example, \fBemerge
-\-\-search "^kde"\fR searches for any package that starts with "kde";
+\-\-search "^kde"\fR searches for any package whose name starts with "kde";
\fBemerge \-\-search "gcc$"\fR searches for any package that ends with
"gcc"; \fBemerge \-\-search "office"\fR searches for any package that
-contains the word "office". If you want to search the package
-descriptions as well, use the \fB\-\-searchdesc\fR action.
+contains the word "office". If you want to include the category into the
+search string, prepend an @: \fBemerge --search "@^dev-java.*jdk"\fR.
+If you want to search the package descriptions as well, use the
+\fB\-\-searchdesc\fR action.
.TP
.BR "\-\-searchdesc " (\fB\-S\fR)
Matches the search string against the description field as well as