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authorAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2011-06-11 23:42:12 +0100
committerAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2011-06-11 23:42:12 +0100
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Undocument virtuals
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@@ -229,7 +229,6 @@ via <code>--sync</code>) modify a repository.</p>
location = /var/db/pkg/
format = vdb
names_cache = (see below)
-provides_cache = (see below)
<p>The <code>names_cache = </code> option, if set to (for example) <code>/var/cache/paludis/names</code>, can be used to
@@ -238,12 +237,6 @@ seconds on typical hardware). Most users will benefit hugely from this option. H
this cache, so if for any reason you use Portage for any operation, you must then run <code>cave
-<p>The <code>provides_cache = </code> option, if set to (for example) <code>/var/cache/paludis/provides</code>, can be
-used to make resolving an old style virtual to its providers much faster (a lot less of a second, as opposed to anywhere
-up to a minute if many packages are installed). Because many common operations require a virtual resolution, using this
-option can give huge speedups. Again, however, Portage will not use this cache, so you will need to regenerate it
-manually if you install or uninstall any package using Portage.</p>
<p>To disable either cache, use <code>/var/empty</code> as the value.</p>
<p>You are responsible for ensuring that any cache directories you use exist and have appropriate permissions.</p>