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+/* vim: set ft=cpp tw=80 sw=4 et : */
+/** \mainpage
+\section overview Overview
+This is the documentation for Paludis, the other package manager. It is available as part of Paludis via <code>make doxygen</code>, or on the web at <a href="http://paludis.berlios.de/">the Paludis project page</a>.
+\warning Do not file bugs related to Paludis on Gentoo Bugzilla. Do not discuss
+ Paludis on Gentoo mailing lists or forums. Do not pester Gentoo developers
+ about Paludis. Read the \link KnownIssues known issues \endlink list.
+\section userdocs For End Users
+Paludis is still undergoing heavy development. It is not a mature solution, and
+still has quite a few missing features. You <b>will</b> run into bugs if you use
+Paludis (some of which may leave your system unusable). Most ebuild authors do
+not test their code with both package managers.
+If you find this acceptable, read \link BootstrapHowto the Bootstrap HOWTO
+\endlink for how to set up a chroot or make a stage, or \link MigrationHowto the
+Migration HOWTO \endlink for how to migrate an existing install (this is less
+reliable). You may also like to read about \link PortageDifferences some of the
+differences between Paludis and Portage \endlink.
+We have a <a href="https://developer.berlios.de/bugs/?group_id=6360">bug
+tracker</a> and some
+<a href="https://developer.berlios.de/mail/?group_id=6360">mailing lists</a>, but
+you shouldn't try to use these until after you've discussed your problem in our
+IRC channel. Read the howto for more details.
+\section developerdocs For Developers
+Start by getting a
+<a href="http://svn.pioto.org/viewvc/paludis/">Subversion
+checkout</a> of <code>trunk/</code>, and reading the \link PortageDifferences Paludis and Portage
+differences \endlink document.
+It's best to start by skimming over the main program to get a feel for how
+everything fits together. The interface code is kept in the src/ directory,
+and library code is in paludis/ .
+The following classes are good places to begin:
+- paludis::DefaultEnvironment provides a representation of the default
+ operating environment.
+- paludis::PackageDatabase provides routines for querying packages. An
+ instance can be obtained via paludis::DefaultEnvironment.
+- paludis::DepList can be used for making dependency lists.
+- paludis::Repository is subclassed to do querying, installing,
+ uninstalling, syncing and the like.
+The <a href="modules.html">Modules</a> link in the header bar will probably
+be of more use than any of the full class lists.
+You should also read \link CodingStandards the Coding Standards \endlink
+before tinkering.