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11<version>1.26</version> 11<version>1.27</version>
12<date>2005-01-23</date> 12<date>2005-02-14</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>What are USE-flags?</title> 15<title>What are USE-flags?</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>The ideas behind USE-flags</title> 17<title>The ideas behind USE-flags</title>
368-moznocompose -moznoxft 368-moznocompose -moznoxft
369</pre> 369</pre>
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371<p> 371<p>
372<c>emerge</c> isn't the only tool for this job. In fact, we have a tool 372<c>emerge</c> isn't the only tool for this job. In fact, we have a tool
373dedicated to package information called <c>etcat</c> which resides in the 373dedicated to package information called <c>equery</c> which resides in the
374<c>gentoolkit</c> package. First, install <c>gentoolkit</c>: 374<c>gentoolkit</c> package. First, install <c>gentoolkit</c>:
375</p> 375</p>
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377<pre caption="Installing gentoolkit"> 377<pre caption="Installing gentoolkit">
378# <i>emerge gentoolkit</i> 378# <i>emerge gentoolkit</i>
379</pre> 379</pre>
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381<p> 381<p>
382Now run <c>etcat</c> with the <c>uses</c> argument to view the USE-flags of a 382Now run <c>equery</c> with the <c>uses</c> argument to view the USE-flags of a
383certain package. For instance, for the <c>gnumeric</c> package: 383certain package. For instance, for the <c>gnumeric</c> package:
384</p> 384</p>
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386<pre caption="Using etcat to view used USE-flags"> 386<pre caption="Using equery to view used USE-flags">
387# <i>etcat uses gnumeric</i> 387# <i>equery uses gnumeric</i>
388[ Colour Code : <i>set</i> <comment>unset</comment> ] 388[ Colour Code : <i>set</i> <comment>unset</comment> ]
389[ Legend : (U) Col 1 - Current USE flags ] 389[ Legend : (U) Col 1 - Current USE flags ]
390[ : (I) Col 2 - Installed With USE flags ] 390[ : (I) Col 2 - Installed With USE flags ]
391 391
392 U I [ Found these USE variables in : app-office/gnumeric-1.2.0 ] 392 U I [ Found these USE variables in : app-office/gnumeric-1.2.0 ]

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