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authorZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2009-01-12 08:05:11 +0000
committerZac Medico <zmedico@gentoo.org>2009-01-12 08:05:11 +0000
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@@ -7,15 +7,16 @@ portage-2.1.6
* FEATURES=fixpackages is now enabled by default via make.globals. Set
FEATURES="-fixpackages" in make.conf if you'd like to disable it.
* The python namespace for portage has been sanitized, all portage related code
- is now contained within the portage namespace. External script should be updated
- accordingly, though links exist for backward compability.
+ is now contained within the portage namespace. External script should be
+ updated accordingly, though links exist for backward compability.
* -* support in package.keywords was changed as it was inconsistent with
- ACCEPT_KEYWORDS behavior (also see http://dev.gentoo.org/~genone/docs/KEYWORDS.stupid).
- Previously having -* in package.keywords matched packages with KEYWORDS="-*",
+ ACCEPT_KEYWORDS behavior (also see
+ http://dev.gentoo.org/~genone/docs/KEYWORDS.stupid).
+ Previously having -* in package.keywords matched packages with KEYWORDS="-*",
now it resets the ACCEPT_KEYWORDS list for the given atom like it does when
used in ACCEPT_KEYWORDS.
- For packages that don't specify any other KEYWORDS you can use the new ** token
- as documented in portage(5) to disable KEYWORDS filtering completely.
+ For packages that don't specify any other KEYWORDS you can use the new **
+ token as documented in portage(5) to disable KEYWORDS filtering completely.
portage-2.1.5
==================================
@@ -28,7 +29,6 @@ portage-2.1.5
earlier phase (such as pkg_preinst) and store the result in a global
variable to be accessed by pkg_postinst when it is called. Bug #226505
tracks all issues related to this phase execution order change.
-
* The metadata-transfer feature is now disabled by default. This disables the
"Updating Portage cache" routine that used to run at the tail end of each
`emerge --sync` operation. If you use something like the sqlite module and
@@ -38,13 +38,11 @@ portage-2.1.5
that override eclasses from PORTDIR (in this case, you may have disabled
a relevant warning message by setting PORTAGE_ECLASS_WARNING_ENABLE="0" in
make.conf).
-
* The parallel-fetch feature is now enabled by default. It is optimized
to avoid doing redundant checksums for previously downloaded files that have
the correct size. Run `tail -f /var/log/emerge-fetch.log` in a
terminal to view parallel-fetch progress. Add FEATURES="-parallel-fetch"
to /etc/make.conf if you want to disable this feature.
-
* For extra careful dependency handling, emerge has a new --complete-graph
option that causes it to consider the deep dependencies of all packages from
the system and world sets. With this option enabled, emerge will bail out