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Bug 245779 - buildpkg location changes from portage 2.1 to 2.2
Summary: buildpkg location changes from portage 2.1 to 2.2
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Documentation (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Keywords: InVCS
Depends on:
Blocks: 210077
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Reported: 2008-11-06 04:54 UTC by edoceo
Modified: 2008-11-22 05:54 UTC (History)
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Description edoceo 2008-11-06 04:54:49 UTC
In portage 2.1 when using buildpkg the files are created in 
and symlinked point here is created as 

In portage 2.2 it only makes

The documentation (that is man page) does not reflect this change in Portage operation.  The man page in question is man 1 ebuild.

I don't know how to make patches for man pages otherwise I'd attach one.
Comment 1 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2008-11-07 04:10:56 UTC
Both layouts are still supported. If the $PKGDIR/All/ directory exists then the old layout is used, except in cases when collisions need to be resolved in order to avoid bug #133908.
Comment 2 Zac Medico gentoo-dev 2008-11-22 05:54:18 UTC
This is fixed in 2.2_rc15.