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authorAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2012-08-05 17:56:23 +0100
committerAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2012-08-05 17:56:23 +0100
commita8482df055d2233fabd142ec5bcf8ea748adc888 (patch)
tree9ad7dcda4e490d5ab93d264c4d9cee4abbf93fd0 /doc
parent426a01ee4256e2c8fc9135a43a156846a6d593cc (diff)
build_options: preserve_work is now work=preserve
Fixes: ticket:1252
Diffstat (limited to 'doc')
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/doc/configuration/use.html.part.in b/doc/configuration/use.html.part.in
index d34a7853f..981eef0b0 100644
--- a/doc/configuration/use.html.part.in
+++ b/doc/configuration/use.html.part.in
@@ -66,10 +66,11 @@ default <code>VIDEO_CARDS</code> from your profile, you will need to use <code>*
(using <code>set -x</code>). Not generally a good idea, but can be handy to track down why an ebuild is
- <dt>preserve_work</dt>
- <dd>If set, Paludis will not delete temporary working directories used during the build, and will perform a
- non-destructive merge that leaves the image directory intact. This will result in the 'tidyup' phase being
- skipped, but not the 'killold' phase.</dd>
+ <dt>work</dt>
+ <dd>Controls whether Paludis deletes temporary working directories used during the build. If set to
+ <code>preserve</code>, the working directory is always kept (and a non-destructive merge is performed). If set to
+ <code>tidyup</code>, the working directory is removed after a successful build. If set to <code>remove</code>,
+ the working directory is always removed, even after a failed build.</dd>
<dd>If set to an unsigned integer, specifies the number of jobs to run in parallel when build systems
diff --git a/doc/faq/different.html.part b/doc/faq/different.html.part
index ebbfb4f94..5931c7a92 100644
--- a/doc/faq/different.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/different.html.part
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ a rather ugly way of handling things. We do have equivalents to most values:</p>
<dd>See <a href="howdoi.html#distcc">Use <code>distcc</code></a>.</dd>
<dt>keepwork, keeptemp, noclean</dt>
- <dd>You can use <code>BUILD_OPTIONS: preserve_work</code> for a similar effect.</dd>
+ <dd>You can use <code>BUILD_OPTIONS: work=preserve</code> for a similar effect.</dd>
<dt>nodoc, noinfo, noman</dt>
<dd>You could write a hook that removes the relevant directories from