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@@ -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