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authorAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2007-10-26 06:22:08 +0000
committerAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2007-10-26 06:22:08 +0000
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Add notes to docs
-rw-r--r--src/clients/importare/command_line.cc7
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diff --git a/src/clients/importare/command_line.cc b/src/clients/importare/command_line.cc
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+++ b/src/clients/importare/command_line.cc
@@ -64,6 +64,13 @@ CommandLine::CommandLine() :
add_environment_variable("IMPORTARE_OPTIONS", "Default command-line options.");
+ add_note(
+ "importare requires a repository with format 'installed_unpackaged' configured and available. It cannot use "
+ "a standard VDB or suchlike because there is no ebuild available.");
+ add_note(
+ "Packages installed using importare will not be visible to broken ebuilds that illegally access the VDB. "
+ "This means that things like 'built_with_use' will not realise that the package is installed.");
+
add_example(
"importare --location img/ unpackaged/myapp 1.23",
"Install the contents of img/ (which could be produced, for example, using 'sudo make DESTDIR=img/ install' "