emerge ignores a trailing slash so that filename completion can be used.
The may also be an actual filename, such as /usr/portage/app-admin/python/python-2.2.1-r2.ebuild.
Changing this will not affect the usability of already installed archives; they can be of any supported type.
Supported types are: tgz, tar, tbz, tbz2, tlz, txz, xar, zip, cpgz, cpio Default: Sets env(PATH), the directory search path for locating system executables (rsync, tar, etc.) during port installation.
You can set flags in this file instead of passing the flags at the command line.
The configuration file /etc/lsb-release was modified (by you or by a script). If you want to keep your current version, say 'Keep', otherwise it will be replaced.
They contain options that may be of use to advanced users and port developers.
You can specify packages to install in five possible ways: an must be, at a minimum, a valid Portage package direc M-b M-^@M-^P tory name without a version or category, such as portage or python.
Both categories and version numbers may be used in addition, such as sys-apps/portage or =python-2.2.1-r2.
The Portage system consists of the Portage tree which is a collection of ebuilds, the emerge command which follows the instructions in ebuilds (special scripts), the Portage configuration files and the third-party Portage / emerge tools.
The Portage tree is a local copy (located in /usr/portage/) of the central ebuild repository.