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-.TH "EGENCACHE" "1" "Dec 2015" "Portage VERSION" "Portage"
+.TH "EGENCACHE" "1" "Sep 2020" "Portage VERSION" "Portage"
.SH "NAME"
egencache \- generate metadata cache for ebuild repositories
.SH "SYNOPSIS"
@@ -55,6 +55,13 @@ Location of portage config files.
.br
Defaults to /.
.TP
+.BR "\-\-external\-cache\-only"
+Output to the external cache rather than to the repository itself.
+This is useful for client\-side usage, where it may not be possible to
+output to the repository itself since that would interfere with
+repository verification. This option is supported by the \-\-update and
+\-\-update\-pkg\-desc\-index actions.
+.TP
.BR "\-\-gpg\-dir"
Override the PORTAGE_GPG_DIR variable.
.TP