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2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE book SYSTEM "/dtd/book.dtd">
3 3
4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-mips.xml,v 1.88 2004/10/20 08:55:31 swift Exp $ --> 4<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/handbook/handbook-mips.xml,v 1.89 2004/10/21 10:31:20 swift Exp $ -->
5 5
6<book link="handbook-mips.xml"> 6<book link="handbook-mips.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux/MIPS Handbook</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux/MIPS Handbook</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux 108This is the Gentoo Handbook, an effort to centralise Gentoo/Linux
109information. 109information.
110</abstract> 110</abstract>
111 111
112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 112<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/1.0 --> 113<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 -->
114<license/> 114<license/>
115 115
116<version>2.85</version> 116<version>3.0</version>
117<date>October 20, 2004</date> 117<date>October 21, 2004</date>
118 118
119<part> 119<part>
120<title>Installing Gentoo</title> 120<title>Installing Gentoo</title>
121<abstract> 121<abstract>
122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system. 122In this part you learn how to install Gentoo on your system.
239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing 239Learn how to work with Gentoo: installing software, altering variables, changing
240portage behaviour etc. 240portage behaviour etc.
241</abstract> 241</abstract>
242 242
243<chapter> 243<chapter>
244<title>A Portage Introduction</title>
245<abstract>
246This chapter explains the "simple" steps a user definitely needs to know to
247maintain the software on his system.
248</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
250</chapter>
251
252<chapter>
244<title>USE flags</title> 253<title>USE flags</title>
245<abstract> 254<abstract>
246USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to 255USE-flags are a very important aspect of Gentoo. In this chapter, you learn to
247work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system. 256work with USE-flags and understand how USE-flags interact with your system.
248</abstract> 257</abstract>
249 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/> 258 <include href="hb-working-use.xml"/>
250</chapter> 259</chapter>
251 260
252<chapter> 261<chapter>
253<title>Portage and Software</title>
254<abstract>
255The main purpose of portage is to maintain the software on your system. In this
256chapter you learn how to get information from a package, update your package
257database, install/remove/update software and more...
258</abstract>
259 <include href="hb-working-portage.xml"/>
260</chapter>
261
262<chapter>
263<title>Portage Features</title> 262<title>Portage Features</title>
264<abstract> 263<abstract>
265Gentoo's Portage allows for several features that improve portage-related 264Discover the features Portage has, such as support for distributed compiling,
266aspects, such as build time. This chapter explains the existing features. 265ccache and more.
267</abstract> 266</abstract>
268 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/> 267 <include href="hb-working-features.xml"/>
269</chapter>
270
271<chapter>
272<title>Controlling Portage Behaviour</title>
273<abstract>
274You can tweak Portage to your own needs/environment. Learn how to protect files,
275select mirrors, change directory locations and more.
276</abstract>
277 <include href="hb-working-behaviour.xml"/>
278</chapter> 268</chapter>
279 269
280<chapter> 270<chapter>
281<title>Initscripts</title> 271<title>Initscripts</title>
282<abstract> 272<abstract>
296</abstract> 286</abstract>
297 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/> 287 <include href="hb-working-variables.xml"/>
298</chapter> 288</chapter>
299</part> 289</part>
300 290
291<part>
292<title>Working with Portage</title>
293<abstract>
294"Working with Portage" provides an in-depth coverage of Portage, Gentoo's
295Software Management Tool.
296</abstract>
297
298<chapter>
299<title>Files and Directories</title>
300<abstract>
301Once you want to know Portage in-depth you need to know where it stores it's
302files and data.
303</abstract>
304 <include href="hb-portage-files.xml"/>
305</chapter>
306
307<chapter>
308<title>Configuring through Variables</title>
309<abstract>
310Portage is completely configurable through various variables you can set in the
311configuration file or as environment variable.
312</abstract>
313 <include href="hb-portage-configuration.xml"/>
314</chapter>
315
316<chapter>
317<title>Mixing Software Branches</title>
318<abstract>
319Gentoo provides software separated in several branches, depending on stability
320and architectural support. "Mixing Software Branches" inform you how these
321branches can be configured and how you can override this separation
322individually.
323</abstract>
324 <include href="hb-portage-branches.xml"/>
325</chapter>
326
327<chapter>
328<title>Additional Portage Tools</title>
329<abstract>
330Portage comes with a few extra tools that might make your Gentoo experience even
331better. Read on to discover how to use dispatch-conf and other tools.
332</abstract>
333 <include href="hb-portage-tools.xml"/>
334</chapter>
335
336<chapter>
337<title>Diverting from the Official Tree</title>
338<abstract>
339"Diverting from the Official Tree" gives you some tips and tricks on how to use
340your own Portage tree, how to synchronise only the categories you want, inject
341packages and more.
342</abstract>
343 <include href="hb-portage-diverttree.xml"/>
344</chapter>
345
346<chapter>
347<title>The Ebuild Application</title>
348<abstract>
349In "The Ebuild Application" you are informed about the steps Portage takes while
350installing software and how you can do this yourself using the ebuild
351application.
352</abstract>
353 <include href="hb-portage-ebuild.xml"/>
354</chapter>
355</part>
356
301</book> 357</book>

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