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authorAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2008-03-25 17:01:51 +0000
committerAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2008-03-25 17:01:51 +0000
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Add an FAQ about playman.
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@@ -87,3 +87,15 @@ the like, you should look into what <code>chmod +s</code> does to directories.</
<p>Use the <code>reconcilio</code> client.</p>
+<h2 id="playman">No Layman (and how Playman is different)</h2>
+
+<p>Many gentoo projects and developers maintain ebuild overlays which can be
+configured with the <code>layman</code> tool. Layman will not work with a
+paludis configuration. Instead, you should use the <code>playman</code> tool.
+Unlike layman, playman only creates the necessary configuration for the overlay,
+and is not used to sync it. A regular <code>paludis --sync</code> will sync your
+main repository as well as your overlays.</p>
+
+<p>To get playman, just install paludis 0.26.0_alpha13 or later with the ruby
+USE flag enabled. The script will be installed as /usr/bin/playman.
+<code>playman --help</code> describes the available options.</p>
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@@ -71,6 +71,7 @@ functionality. Pestering anyone about these is liable to get you hurt a lot.</p>
<li><a href="different.html#elog">ELOG Equivalent</a></li>
<li><a href="different.html#mkdir">No Automatic Directory Creation</a></li>
<li><a href="different.html#revdep_rebuild">Revdep-rebuild Equivalent</a></li>
+ <li><a href="different.html#playman">No Layman (and how Playman is different)</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Repository Questions</h2>