Diffstat (limited to 'man/portage.5')
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/man/portage.5 b/man/portage.5
index a7e64cd5f..7472972cc 100644
@@ -214,8 +214,8 @@ More reading:
\fB/etc/portage/make.profile/\fR or \fB/etc/make.profile/\fR
This is usually just a symlink to the correct profile in
-\fB/var/db/repos/gentoo/profiles/\fR. Since it is part of the ebuild repository, it
-may easily be updated/regenerated by running `emerge \-\-sync`. It defines
+\fB/var/db/repos/gentoo/profiles/\fR. Since it is part of the ebuild repository,
+it may easily be updated/regenerated by running `emerge \-\-sync`. It defines
what a profile is (usually arch specific stuff). If you need a custom
profile, then you should make your own \fBmake.profile\fR
directory and populate it. However, if you just wish to override some
@@ -644,8 +644,8 @@ The global custom settings for Portage. See \fBmake.conf\fR(5).
Whenever portage encounters a mirror:// style URI it will look up the actual
hosts here. If the mirror set is not found here, it will check the global
-mirrors file at /var/db/repos/gentoo/profiles/thirdpartymirrors. You may also set a
-special mirror type called "local". This list of mirrors will be checked
+mirrors file at /var/db/repos/gentoo/profiles/thirdpartymirrors. You may also
+set a special mirror type called "local". This list of mirrors will be checked
before GENTOO_MIRRORS and will be used even if the package has
RESTRICT="mirror" or RESTRICT="fetch".
@@ -864,8 +864,9 @@ only.
Specifies \fIsite\-specific\fR repository configuration information.
-Configuration specified in \fBrepos.conf\fR can be overriden by \fBPORTAGE_REPOSITORIES\fR
-environmental variable, which has the same format as \fBrepos.conf\fR.
+Configuration specified in \fBrepos.conf\fR can be overriden by
+\fBPORTAGE_REPOSITORIES\fR environmental variable, which has the same
+format as \fBrepos.conf\fR.
@@ -918,8 +919,8 @@ since operations performed by these tools are inherently
.B auto\-sync = yes|no|true|false
This setting determines if the repo will be synced during "\fBemerge \-\-sync\fR" or
-"\fBemaint sync \-\-auto\fR" runs. This allows for repositories to be synced only when
-desired via "\fBemaint sync \-\-repo foo\fR".
+"\fBemaint sync \-\-auto\fR" runs. This allows for repositories to be synced
+only when desired via "\fBemaint sync \-\-repo foo\fR".
If unset, the repo will be treated as set
@@ -1001,7 +1002,8 @@ Extra options to give to git when cloning repository (git clone).
Set environment variables for git when cloning or pulling the repository.
-These will be overridden by setting them again in sync-git-clone-env and sync-git-pull-env.
+These will be overridden by setting them again in sync\-git\-clone\-env and
See also example for sync-git-clone-env.
@@ -1390,7 +1392,8 @@ and the newer/faster "md5-dict" format. Default is to detect dirs.
The EAPI to use for profiles when unspecified. This attribute is
supported only if profile-default-eapi is included in profile-formats.
-.BR profile\-formats " = [pms] [portage-1] [portage-2] [profile-bashrcs] [profile-set] [profile-default-eapi] [build-id]"
+.BR profile\-formats " = [pms] [portage-1] [portage-2] [profile-bashrcs] \
+[profile-set] [profile-default-eapi] [build-id]"
Control functionality available to profiles in this repo such as which files
may be dirs, or the syntax available in parent files. Use "portage-2" if you're
unsure. The default is "portage-1-compat" mode which is meant to be compatible