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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/proj/en/overlays/userguide.xml,v 1.10 2010/11/10 00:36:44 sping Exp $ --> 3<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/proj/en/overlays/userguide.xml,v 1.11 2011/07/25 01:17:54 sping Exp $ -->
4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoo Overlays: Users' Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Overlays: Users' Guide</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
21 21
22<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 22<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
23<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 23<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
24<license/> 24<license/>
25 25
26<version>1.2</version> 26<version>2</version>
27<date>2010-07-13</date> 27<date>2011-07-25</date>
28 28
29<chapter> 29<chapter>
30<title>Introduction</title> 30<title>Introduction</title>
31<section> 31<section>
32<title>Audience</title> 32<title>Audience</title>
123<section> 123<section>
124<title>Installing Layman</title> 124<title>Installing Layman</title>
125<body> 125<body>
126 126
127<p> 127<p>
128To install <c>layman</c>, follow these steps: 128Before you install layman it is worth mentioning that you probably want <c>USE=&quot;git subversion&quot;</c> for it.
129After adjusting use flags, to install <c>layman</c> you run:
129</p> 130</p>
130 131
131<pre caption="Installing layman"> 132<pre caption="Installing layman">
132# <i>emerge layman</i> 133# <i>emerge layman</i>
133</pre> 134</pre>
202<pre caption="Installing a package from an overlay"> 203<pre caption="Installing a package from an overlay">
203# <i>emerge -av &lt;category&gt;/&lt;package&gt;</i> 204# <i>emerge -av &lt;category&gt;/&lt;package&gt;</i>
204</pre> 205</pre>
205 206
206<p> 207<p>
207Portage automatically searches your main Portage tree (in 208Portage automatically searches your Gentoo main tree (in
208<path>/usr/portage</path>) and all of the overlays that you've installed, and 209<path>/usr/portage</path>) and all of the overlays that you've installed, and
209picks the latest version of the package that it can find. 210picks the latest version of the package that it can find.
210</p> 211</p>
211 212
212<p> 213<p>
213If Portage isn't picking up the package from the overlay, that's normally 214If Portage isn't picking up the package from the overlay, that's normally
214because the package is marked ~arch, where "arch" is the architecture of your 215because the package is marked ~arch, where "arch" is the architecture of your
215computer. You'll need to keyword the package as explained in the <uri 216computer. You'll need to keyword the package as explained in the <uri
216link="/doc/en/handbook/">Portage Handbook</uri>. 217link="/doc/en/handbook/">Gentoo Handbook</uri>.
217</p> 218</p>
218 219
219</body> 220</body>
220</section> 221</section>
221<section> 222<section>

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