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authorZac Medico <>2007-05-05 03:21:44 +0000
committerZac Medico <>2007-05-05 03:21:44 +0000
commit99cf980315d6a0e5919ed8733897ef0429d6f06d (patch)
parentFor bug #176765, when a new package is blocked by another one that is being r... (diff)
document the behavior of `ebuild` wrt FEATURES=noauto #175444 (trunk r6470:6471)v2.1.2.6
svn path=/main/branches/2.1.2/; revision=6476
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diff --git a/man/ebuild.1 b/man/ebuild.1
index cdac99e3..226bdca2 100644
--- a/man/ebuild.1
+++ b/man/ebuild.1
@@ -18,6 +18,13 @@ bzipped tarball package out of the image, and more.
This must be a valid ebuild script. For further information read
+By default, portage will execute all the functions in order up to the
+one actually specified. For example, simply issuing the command \fBcompile\fR
+will trigger the functions before it to also be run (such as \fBsetup\fR
+and \fBunpack\fR). If you wish to only have the specified command run, then
+you should use the \fInoauto\fR option in the \fBFEATURES\fR environment
+variable. See the \fBmake.conf\fR(5) man page for more information.
.BR help
Shows a condensed form of this man page along with a lot of package