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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml,v 1.3 2004/06/01 07:36:12 neysx Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml,v 1.4 2004/07/01 00:48:49 neysx Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Upgrading Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Upgrading Guide</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
15 15
16<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 16<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
17<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 17<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 -->
18<license/> 18<license/>
19 19
20<version>1.1</version> 20<version>1.2</version>
21<date>May 12, 2004</date> 21<date>July 1, 2004</date>
22 22
23<chapter> 23<chapter>
24<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title> 24<title>Gentoo and Upgrades</title>
25<section> 25<section>
26<title>Philosophy</title> 26<title>Philosophy</title>
97mapping for virtual packages. 97mapping for virtual packages.
98</p> 98</p>
99 99
100<p> 100<p>
101The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link 101The profile in use is determined by the symbolic link
102<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to the subdirectory of 102<path>/etc/make.profile</path>, which points to the subdirectory of
103<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files, for instance <path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-x86-2004.0</path>. 103<path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> which holds the profile files, for instance
104<path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-x86-2004.0</path> (old-style location) or
105<path>/usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2004.0</path> (new-style
106location). With respect to new-style profile directories, note that also the
107files in parent directories are part of the profile (and are therefore shared
108by different profiles).
104</p> 109</p>
105 110
106<p> 111<p>
107Profiles obsoleted by new ones are kept in <path>/usr/portage/profiles</path> 112Profiles obsoleted by new ones are kept in <path>/usr/portage/profiles</path>
108as the current ones, but they are marked as deprecated. When that happens a 113as the current ones, but they are marked as deprecated. When that happens a
249the <path>/etc/make.profile</path> link to the new location: 254the <path>/etc/make.profile</path> link to the new location:
250</p> 255</p>
251 256
252<pre caption="Updating the /etc/make.profile link"> 257<pre caption="Updating the /etc/make.profile link">
253# <i>rm /etc/make.profile</i> 258# <i>rm /etc/make.profile</i>
254# <i>ln -s ../usr/portage/profiles/default-x86-2004.0 /etc/make.profile</i> 259# <i>ln -s ../usr/portage/profiles/default-linux/x86/2004.0 /etc/make.profile</i>
255</pre> 260</pre>
256 261
257</body> 262</body>
258</section> 263</section>
259<section> 264<section>

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