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authorZac Medico <>2006-09-29 21:47:49 +0000
committerZac Medico <>2006-09-29 21:47:49 +0000
commitb0ea8b4b86ca715907cc6cff3ec34f7f1de0c665 (patch)
tree24f320505b62e13b5f31fc43d0416bd326120df0 /man
parentFor bug #149412, add a COLLISION_IGNORE user config option that behaves simil... (diff)
Document the new COLLISION_IGNORE variable.
svn path=/main/trunk/; revision=4563
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diff --git a/man/make.conf.5 b/man/make.conf.5
index 823c6214..b9c0baf0 100644
--- a/man/make.conf.5
+++ b/man/make.conf.5
@@ -77,6 +77,10 @@ Determines how long the countdown delay will be after running `emerge clean`.
Defaults to 5 seconds.
+\fBCOLLISION_IGNORE\fR = \fI[space delimited list of files and/or directories]\fR
+This variable allows the user to disable \fIcollision\-protect\fR for specific
+files and/or directories.
\fBCONFIG_PROTECT\fR = \fI[space delimited list of dirs]\fR
All directories that are defined here will have "config file protection"
enabled for them. For more information, please see `emerge \-\-help config`.
@@ -142,6 +146,8 @@ calls via the econf helper function. See \fBebuild\fR(5) for more information.
.B collision\-protect
A QA\-feature to ensure that a package doesn't overwrite files it doesn't own.
+The \fICOLLISION_IGNORE\fR variable can be used to selectively disable this
.B cvs
A feature for developers that causes portage to enable all USE flags in SRC_URI