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authorAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2009-09-28 16:12:27 -0400
committerAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2009-09-28 16:12:27 -0400
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Add some more FAQs.
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/howdoi.html.part8
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/index.html.part3
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/misfunctionality.html.part9
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diff --git a/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part b/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
index 4c1d76f..9323424 100644
--- a/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
@@ -12,6 +12,7 @@
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromsnapshot">Sync from a Gentoo tree snapshot</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#deletedvdb">Recover VDB</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#removeportage">Remove Portage from my Gentoo installation</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#etcupdate">Update Configuration Files (<code>etc-update</code>)</a></li>
</ul>
<h2 id="ccache">Use <code>ccache</code></h2>
@@ -212,3 +213,10 @@ careful next time.</p>
<p>Several Gentoo packages wrongly depend on Portage, several depend on Portage because they use it
and there really is no reason to try. Just leave Portage installed.</p>
+<h2 id="etcupdate">Update Configuration Files (<code>etc-update</code>)</h2>
+
+<p>Paludis doesn't provide its own version of <code>etc-update</code>. You can just keep using <code>etc-update</code>
+or <code>dispatch-conf</code>, since you <a href="howdoi.html#removeportage">can't remove Portage</a>. Or, you can use
+one of the workalikes that are available in the tree, such as <code>app-portage/conf-update</code>, or
+<code>app-portage/cfg-update</code>.</p>
+
diff --git a/doc/faq/index.html.part b/doc/faq/index.html.part
index c4bf725..55452cc 100644
--- a/doc/faq/index.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/index.html.part
@@ -32,6 +32,8 @@ functionality. Pestering anyone about these is liable to get you hurt a lot.</p>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromcvs">Sync from CVS</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromsnapshot">Sync from a Gentoo tree snapshot</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#deletedvdb">Recover VDB</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#removeportage">Remove Portage from my Gentoo installation</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#etcupdate">Update Configuration Files (<code>etc-update</code>)</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Operation</h2>
@@ -61,6 +63,7 @@ functionality. Pestering anyone about these is liable to get you hurt a lot.</p>
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#nice">No Automatic Niceness Support</a></li>
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#ask">No Ask Support</a></li>
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#xtermtitles">Restoring XTerm Titles</a></li>
+ <li><a href="misfunctionality.html#ecompress">No Automatic Documentation Compression</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Things Paludis Does Differently</h2>
diff --git a/doc/faq/misfunctionality.html.part b/doc/faq/misfunctionality.html.part
index 91b54f1..a43287f 100644
--- a/doc/faq/misfunctionality.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/misfunctionality.html.part
@@ -8,6 +8,7 @@
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#nice">No Automatic Niceness Support</a></li>
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#ask">No Ask Support</a></li>
<li><a href="misfunctionality.html#xtermtitles">Restoring XTerm Titles</a></li>
+ <li><a href="misfunctionality.html#ecompress">No Automatic Manpage / Documentation Compression</a></li>
</ul>
<h2 id="wgetresume">wget Resume Support</h2>
@@ -79,3 +80,11 @@ value based upon a default prompt for certain distributions, but they don't
restore it. You should be using <code>PROMPT_COMMAND</code> to do that yourself
-- see the <code>bash</code> documentation.</p>
+<h2 id="ecompress">No Automatic Documentation Compression</h2>
+
+<p>Non-Problem: Paludis doesn't compress documentation or man pages with gzip/bzip/whatever.</p>
+
+<p>Rationale: The space savings on an average system are very small, to non-existent for most filesystems. Most
+documentation and man pages are only about one block in size, so compression won't gain you anything except for wasted
+CPU cycles.</p>
+