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-About Portage
-=============
-
-Portage is a package management system based on ports collections. The
-Package Manager Specification Project (PMS) standardises and documents
-the behaviour of Portage so that ebuild repositories can be used by
-other package managers.
-
-
-Dependencies
-============
-
-Python and Bash should be the only hard dependencies. Python 3.6 is the
-minimum supported version.
-
-Native Extensions
-=================
-
-Portage includes some optional native extensions which can be built
-in the source tree by running the following command:
-
- python setup.py build_ext --inplace --portage-ext-modules
-
-The following setup.cfg settings can be used to enable building of
-native extensions for all invocations of the build_ext command (the
-build_ext command is invoked automatically by other build commands):
-
- [build_ext]
- portage_ext_modules=true
-
-Currently, the native extensions only include libc bindings which are
-used to validate LC_CTYPE and LC_COLLATE behavior for EAPI 6. If the
-native extensions have not been built, then portage will use ctypes
-instead.
-
-Licensing and Legalese
-=======================
-
-Portage is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
-modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
-version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
-
-Portage is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
-but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
-MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
-GNU General Public License for more details.
-
-You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
-along with Portage; if not, write to the Free Software
-Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
-02110-1301, USA.
-
-
-More information
-================
-
--DEVELOPING contains some code guidelines.
--LICENSE contains the GNU General Public License version 2.
--NEWS contains new features/major bug fixes for each version.
--RELEASE NOTES contains mainly upgrade information for each version.
--TEST-NOTES contains Portage unit test information.
-
-
-Links
-=====
-Gentoo project page: <https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Portage>
-PMS: <https://dev.gentoo.org/~ulm/pms/head/pms.html>
-PMS git repo: <https://gitweb.gentoo.org/proj/pms.git/>