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6<sections> 6<sections>
7<section> 7<section>
8<title>Obtaining Package Information</title> 8<title>Obtaining Package Information</title>
9<subsection> 9<subsection>
461 461
462<pre caption="Installing the prebuilt package for gnumeric"> 462<pre caption="Installing the prebuilt package for gnumeric">
463# <i>emerge --usepkgonly gnumeric</i> 463# <i>emerge --usepkgonly gnumeric</i>
464</pre> 464</pre>
465 465
466<!-- TODO Getbinpkg isn't available yet; don't forget to remove the space
467 between - - when uncommented!
468
469<p> 466<p>
470If you don't have the prebuilt package on your system yet, you can have 467If you don't have the prebuilt package on your system yet, you can have
471<c>emerge</c> download it from a mirror, defined in the <c>PORTAGE_BINHOST</c> 468<c>emerge</c> download it from a mirror, defined in the <c>PORTAGE_BINHOST</c>
472variable declared in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>. 469variable declared in <path>/etc/make.conf</path>.
473</p> 470</p>
474 471
475<p> 472<p>
476To download the binary package in case this package doesn't exist on 473To download the binary package in case this package doesn't exist on
477your system already, use <c>- -getbinpkg</c> (<c>-g</c> in short): 474your system already, use <c>--getbinpkg</c> (<c>-g</c> in short):
478</p> 475</p>
479 476
480<pre caption="Downloading and installing a prebuilt package for gnumeric"> 477<pre caption="Downloading and installing a prebuilt package for gnumeric">
481# <i>emerge - -getbinpkg gnumeric</i> 478# <i>emerge --getbinpkg gnumeric</i>
482</pre> 479</pre>
483 480
484<p> 481<p>
485This will download the package and the package-related information for you and 482This will download the package and the package-related information for you and
486install it on your system, together with the dependencies. If you want to see 483install it on your system, together with the dependencies. If you want to see
487what dependencies will be installed with it, use the <c>- -pretend</c> option 484what dependencies will be installed with it, use the <c>--pretend</c> option
488(<c>-p</c> in short): 485(<c>-p</c> in short):
489</p> 486</p>
490 487
491<pre caption="Pretending to download the prebuilt packages for gnumeric"> 488<pre caption="Pretending to download the prebuilt packages for gnumeric">
492# <i>emerge - -getbinpkg - -pretend gnumeric</i> 489# <i>emerge --getbinpkg --pretend gnumeric</i>
493</pre> 490</pre>
494 491
495<p> 492<p>
496You can also opt to download the prebuilt package (and the package-related 493You can also opt to download the prebuilt package (and the package-related
497information) <e>without</e> checking the information on your local system and 494information) <e>without</e> checking the information on your local system and
498<e>without</e> using the prebuilt package already on your system (if 495<e>without</e> using the prebuilt package already on your system (if
499applicable), use the <c>- -getbinpkgonly</c> option (<c>-G</c> in short): 496applicable), use the <c>--getbinpkgonly</c> option (<c>-G</c> in short):
500</p> 497</p>
501 498
502<pre caption="Installing a prebuilt package without using local information"> 499<pre caption="Installing a prebuilt package without using local information">
503# <i>emerge - -getbinpkgonly gnumeric</i> 500# <i>emerge --getbinpkgonly gnumeric</i>
504</pre> 501</pre>
505
506TODO Up until here -->
507 502
508<p> 503<p>
509You can also opt to install a specific version of a package. 504You can also opt to install a specific version of a package.
510For instance, if you want to install a gnumeric version older than 1.2 -- for 505For instance, if you want to install a gnumeric version older than 1.2 -- for
511any reason whatsoever :) you would type: 506any reason whatsoever :) you would type:

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