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Bug 4979

Summary: emerge man page should list environment options
Product: Portage Development Reporter: Olav Kolbu <gentoo>
Component: DocumentationAssignee: Phil Bordelon (sunflare) <phil>
Severity: normal CC: gentoo
Priority: High    
Version: 2.0   
Hardware: x86   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 1591    
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Description Olav Kolbu 2002-07-14 05:14:10 UTC
The emerge man page should list all the environment options it indirectly
supports, like PORTAGE_TMPDIR etc. This particular one is mentioned in the
install documentation, but who remembers that. :-) And re-emerging X takes so
many extra megabytes of temp space that half the people trying would run out. :-)
Comment 1 Phil Bordelon (sunflare) 2002-07-28 12:52:28 UTC
Glad to do it.  I'm going to talk to Daniel and find out what environment
variables there actually /are,/ so it can be a more complete document.
Comment 2 Phil Bordelon (sunflare) 2002-08-05 16:13:18 UTC
drobbins has been very busy lately.  Rest assured, however, that I'm gently
bugging him until I get this information so I can document it.