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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoolkit.xml,v 1.31 2008/05/20 18:44:03 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/gentoolkit.xml,v 1.32 2010/06/07 08:12:32 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoolkit.xml"> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoolkit</title> 6<title>Gentoolkit</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
9 <mail link="mbutcher@aleph-null.tv">Matt Butcher</mail> 9 <mail link="mbutcher@aleph-null.tv">Matt Butcher</mail>
10</author> 10</author>
11<author title="Editor"> 11<author title="Editor">
12 <!-- zhen@gentoo.org -->John P. Davis 12 <!-- zhen@gentoo.org -->John P. Davis
13</author> 13</author>
14<author title="Editor"> 14<author title="Editor">
15 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail> 15 <mail link="erwin@gentoo.org">Erwin</mail>
16</author> 16</author>
17<author title="Editor"> 17<author title="Editor">
18 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail> 18 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail>
19</author> 19</author>
20<author title="Editor"> 20<author title="Editor">
25</author> 25</author>
26<author title="Editor"> 26<author title="Editor">
27 <mail link="yoswink@gentoo.org">José Luis Rivero</mail> 27 <mail link="yoswink@gentoo.org">José Luis Rivero</mail>
28</author> 28</author>
29<author title="Editor"> 29<author title="Editor">
30 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail> 30 <mail link="nightmorph@gentoo.org">Joshua Saddler</mail>
31</author> 31</author>
32 32
33<abstract> 33<abstract>
34Gentoolkit is a suite of tools to ease the administration of a Gentoo system. 34Gentoolkit is a suite of tools to ease the administration of a Gentoo system.
35This document covers the basics of some of the tools present in Gentoolkit. 35This document covers the basics of some of the tools present in Gentoolkit.
36</abstract> 36</abstract>
37 37
38<!-- Licensed under GFDL --> 38<!-- Licensed under GFDL -->
39 39
40<version>1.12</version> 40<version>1.13</version>
41<date>2007-06-25</date> 41<date>2010-06-07</date>
42 42
43<chapter> 43<chapter>
44<title>Introduction</title> 44<title>Introduction</title>
45<section> 45<section>
46<title>What is Gentoolkit?</title> 46<title>What is Gentoolkit?</title>
47<body> 47<body>
48 48
49<p> 49<p>
50Gentoo is a unique distribution and presents some complexities that simply 50Gentoo is a unique distribution and presents some complexities that simply
51don't exist for other distributions. As Gentoo developers and contributors 51don't exist for other distributions. As Gentoo developers and contributors
52discovered some of these complexities, they also wrote tools to help users and 52discovered some of these complexities, they also wrote tools to help users and
53administrators work around them. Many of these tools have been contributed to 53administrators work around them. Many of these tools have been contributed to
54the Gentoo project and are included in the package 54the Gentoo project and are included in the package
55<c>app-portage/gentoolkit</c>. 55<c>app-portage/gentoolkit</c>.
56</p> 56</p>
710Now you can remove -p (or --pretend) from arguments and re-run revdep-rebuild. 710Now you can remove -p (or --pretend) from arguments and re-run revdep-rebuild.
711</pre> 711</pre>
712 712
713<p> 713<p>
714If you need to rebuild some packages, you may run <c>revdep-rebuild</c> without 714If you need to rebuild some packages, you may run <c>revdep-rebuild</c> without
715the <c>-p</c> flag and the listed packages will be emerged again. 715the <c>-p</c> flag and the listed packages will be emerged again.
716</p> 716</p>
717 717
718</body> 718</body>
719</section> 719</section>
720<section> 720<section>
721<title>glsa-check</title> 721<title>glsa-check</title>
722<body> 722<body>
723 723
724<p> 724<p>
725<c>glsa-check</c> is mainly a test tool that keeps track of the various GLSA's 725<c>glsa-check</c> is mainly a test tool that keeps track of the various GLSAs
726(Gentoo Linux Security Advisory) and will eventually be integrated into 726(Gentoo Linux Security Advisory) and will eventually be integrated into
727<c>emerge</c> and <c>equery</c>. For more information, please visit the <uri 727<c>emerge</c> and <c>equery</c>.
728link="/proj/en/portage/glsa-integration.xml">Portage GLSA Integration
729Page</uri>.
730</p> 728</p>
731 729
732</body> 730</body>
733</section> 731</section>
734<section> 732<section>
735<title>eread</title> 733<title>eread</title>
736<body> 734<body>
737 735
738<p> 736<p>
739<c>eread</c> is a simple utility to display elog files produced by 737<c>eread</c> is a simple utility to display elog files produced by
740>=<c>portage-2.1</c>. You can set the saving of elog files by setting a couple 738>=<c>portage-2.1</c>. You can set the saving of elog files by setting a couple
741of variables in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>: 739of variables in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>:
742</p> 740</p>
743 741
744<pre caption="Enabling elog in /etc/make.conf"> 742<pre caption="Enabling elog in /etc/make.conf">

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