package-manager.eselect

Section: eselect (5)
Updated: January 2011
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NAME

package-manager.eselect - The PACKAGE_MANAGER management module for Gentoo's eselect  

SYNOPSIS

eselect package-manager [help|usage|version]
eselect package-manager list
eselect package-manager set target
eselect package-manager show
eselect package-manager update  

DESCRIPTION

eselect is Gentoo's configuration and management tool. It features modules that care for the individual administrative tasks.  

ACTION: LIST

eselect package-manager list
List available targets for the PACKAGE_MANAGER variable.

# eselect package-manager list
Available targets for the PACKAGE_MANAGER variable:

  [1]   portage
  [2]   pkgcore  

ACTION: SET

eselect package-manager set target
Set the PACKAGE-MANAGER variable in the system profile. target can be either an identification number given by eselect package-manager list or the corresponding package manager's name.

# eselect package-manager set pkgcore
Setting PACKAGE_MANAGER to pkgcore ...
Run "source /etc/profile" to update the variable in your shell.  

ACTION: SHOW

eselect package-manager show
Show the value of the PACKAGE_MANAGER variable in the system profile.

# eselect package-manager show
PACKAGE_MANAGER variable in profile:

  pkgcore  

ACTION: UPDATE

eselect package-manager update
Update the PACKAGE_MANAGER variable if it is unset or invalid.  

FILES

/etc/env.d/50package-manager
Configuration file where the variable is stored.
 

AUTHOR

Ulrich Mueller <ulm@gentoo.org>  

SEE ALSO

eselect(1), environ(7)  

REVISION

$Id: package-manager.eselect.5 794 2011-01-08 14:58:58Z ulm $


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ACTION: LIST
ACTION: SET
ACTION: SHOW
ACTION: UPDATE
FILES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO
REVISION
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