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Bug 184566 - add support for `emerge --info <pkg>`
Summary: add support for `emerge --info <pkg>`
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Core - Ebuild Support (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Blocks: 181949
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Reported: 2007-07-08 04:03 UTC by SpanKY
Modified: 2007-07-08 21:41 UTC (History)
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Description SpanKY gentoo-dev 2007-07-08 04:03:16 UTC
doing `emerge --info <pkg>` should run the pkg_info() function in the installed ebuild in vdb ... purpose is to query specific information about a package that only that package would be able to glean

for example, sys-libs/glibc would have a function like:
pkg_info() {
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2007-07-08 07:28:41 UTC
This is implemented in svn r7202.
Comment 2 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2007-07-08 21:41:52 UTC
This has been released in 2.1.3_rc7.