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gentoo quick guide

This is the commands I use when I update my gentoo.

update portage tree:

eix-sync

update packages:

emerge -uDavt world

emerge informations:

emerge --info

current profile:

eselect profile show

package depedencies:

equery depends <package>

package files list:

equery files <package>

package flags list:

equery uses <package>

remove orphaned depdencies (dangerous):

emerge --update --deep --newuse world
emerge --depclean
revdev-rebuild

MAJ: see first comment for precisions

by ludovic Bellier on Sat Sep 2 17:37:21 2006 (Viewed: 4170 / 1 comments )
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#.   gwenn on Sat Sep 2 18:36:26 2006

s/recdev-rebuild/revdep-rebuild/

"emerge --update --deep --newuse world" and "revdep-rebuild" don't remove packages.

"revdep-rebuild" only rebuilds packages that have binaries broken because of missing libs.

"emerge --update --deep --newuse world" permits to rebuild some packages after changing a USE flag.

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