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authorAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2008-07-31 19:23:45 -0400
committerAvatar Mike Kelly <pioto@pioto.org> 2008-07-31 19:23:45 -0400
commitef94218a3e63288ace66a3036f7cec7386f47d42 (patch)
treef0518c18a644255fc6a78ed4c74a17f7dcb6346d
parentb0deb7163dd4617fd8f24e05dec23e5b8359db0d (diff)
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Fix package.provided FAQ entry.
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/different.html.part11
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/index.html.part2
2 files changed, 7 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/doc/faq/different.html.part b/doc/faq/different.html.part
index 75ba1f6..bb4c0f4 100644
--- a/doc/faq/different.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/different.html.part
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@
<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>
- <li><a href="different.html#pkg_pretend">No <code>package.pretend</code> file</a></li>
+ <li><a href="different.html#package_provided">No <code>package.provided</code> file</a></li>
</ul>
<h2 id="tree">No <code>--tree</code> Equivalent</h2>
@@ -102,12 +102,13 @@ main repository as well as your overlays.</p>
USE flag enabled. The script will be installed as /usr/bin/playman.
<code>playman --help</code> describes the available options.</p>
-<h2 id="pkg_pretend">No <code>package.pretend</code> file</h2>
+<h2 id="package_provided">No <code>package.provided</code> file</h2>
<p>Portage supports pretending that a package is installed for the purposes of dependency resolution via a file called
-<code>package.pretend</code>. However, this causes some problems (in particular related to the built_with_use
-functions). Paludis provides a better approach, in the form of <a
-href="../clients/importare.html"><code>importare</code></a>.</p>
+<code>package.provided</code>. Paludis provides a cleaner approach, in the form of <a
+ href="../clients/importare.html"><code>importare</code></a>. <code>Importare</code> allows you to more cleanly
+reinstall, uninstall, and upgrade unpackaged packages, using the same sort of merge/unmerge process that paludis uses
+for ebuilds.</p>
<p>To use importare, you will first have to configure an
<a href="../configuration/installedunpackaged.html"><code>installed_unpackaged</code></a> format repository.</p>
diff --git a/doc/faq/index.html.part b/doc/faq/index.html.part
index c2ef9bf..c4bf725 100644
--- a/doc/faq/index.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/index.html.part
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ functionality. Pestering anyone about these is liable to get you hurt a lot.</p>
<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>
- <li><a href="different.html#pkg_pretend">No <code>package.pretend</code> file</a></li>
+ <li><a href="different.html#package_provided">No <code>package.provided</code> file</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Repository Questions</h2>