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Summary: Collection of administration scripts for funtoo
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CPU FLAGS X86CPU_FLAGS_X86 are being introduced to group together USE flags managing CPU instruction sets.
Gentoolkit is a collection of tools used by Gentoo Linux to administer and develop the Portage package management system. The tools are managed and installed by Portage itself; Funtoo Linux offer this package as part of stage3.
The tools are split into two related packages: gentoolkit and gentoolkit-dev. As with the rest of Portage they are written in Python.
Equery is a tool that displays information about the installed packages on the system. equery is based on a system of modules, , running it with out arguments displays a list of options
Running equery with the b flag is useful to determine which package a file comes from.
# equery b /usr/lib/libpam.so * Searching for /usr/lib/libpam.so ... sys-libs/pam-1.1.8-r2 (/usr/lib64/libpam.so)
Running equery with the f flag is useful to show all installed files from a package.
# equery f domination * Searching for domination ... * Contents of games-board/domination-22.214.171.124: /usr /usr/games /usr/games/bin /usr/games/bin/domination ...
Glsa-check shows what potential vulnerabilities your system has.
# glsa-check -l [A] means this GLSA was marked as applied (injected), [U] means the system is not affected and [N] indicates that the system might be affected. 201310-15 [N] GNU Automake: Multiple vulnerabilities ( sys-devel/automake )
This package contains Portage development tools.
- eviewcvs - Generates ViewCVS URLs.
- gensync - Synchronize local Portage tree against an arbitrary upstream repository.
- ekeyword - Change/update keywords in a set of ebuilds.
- ebump - Bump the revision number of an ebuild and all support files.
- echangelog - Automatically create ebuild changelog entries.