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Flagedit is a CLI USE flags and package keywords editor for Gentoo Linux.
Flagedit is a CLI USE flags and package keywords editor for Gentoo Linux. It lets you edit the USE flags of /etc/make.conf, as well as the /etc/portage/package.use file.

Flagedit project also allows you to easily edit /etc/portage/package.keywords.

Flagedit allows you to edit the use flags or the keywords for a particular
ebuild, or for the whole system. a backup is done for each modified file, named
file.old.

Usage: flagedit [PACKAGE] [ACTIONS | -- KEYWORD_ACTIONS] [ OPTIONS ]

Examples:

flagedit net-im/amsn --show # shows the use flag set for net-im/amsn
flagedit net-im/amsn +gnome # adds the gnome use flag to net-im/amsn
flagedit net-im/amsn -kde +xmms # adds the xmms use flag and set the -kde one
flagedit net-im/amsn %kde # reset the kde use flag (it's removed from the line)

flagedit %kde # reset the global use flag (it's removed in make.conf)
flagedit +gnome -qt # add gnome and -qt in make.conf

flagedit net-im/amsn -- %x86 # reset the x86 keyword for net-im/amsn
flagedit net-im/amsn -- +~ppc +~x86 # adds the ~ppc and ~x86 keywords for net-im/amsn
flagedit net-im/amsn -- % # resets the keywords for this package
flagedit -- +~x86 # sets ACCEPT_KEYWORDS to "~x86" in /etc/make.conf

You can mix the flags and keywords :

flagedit net-im/amsn +gnome -- +~x86

PACKAGE is a package name (like dev-ruby/ruby-atk). If no package is given,
flagedit will edit the maine USE flags (in make.conf), or the main
ACCEPT_KEYWORDS (in make.conf)

ACTIONS are :

+FLAG enable the FLAG. Example : +sse
-FLAG disable the FLAG. Example : -sse
%FLAG reset the FLAG to default. Example : %sse
% reset the whole flags of PACKAGE to default. In this case, PACKAGE is not optional

KEYWORD_ACTIONS are :
+KEYWORD enable the keyword. Example : +x86
-KEYWORD disable the KEYWORD. Example : -~x86
%KEYWORD reset the KEYWORD to default. Example : %x86
% reset the whole keywords of PACKAGE to default. In this case, PACKAGE is not optional

OPTIONS are :

--package-file specify an alternate package.use file (default is /etc/portage/package.use)
--keywords-file specify an alternate package.keywords file (default is /etc/portage/package.keywords)
--make-conf-file specify an alternate make.conf file (default is /etc/make.conf)
--portage-dir specify an alternate portage directory path (default is /usr/portage)
--alpha-order sort the flags or keywords alphabetically instead of keeping the original order
--show don't edit, display the flags or keywords of the PACKAGE. If no package is given, display the system USE flags or the system ACCEPT_KEYWORDS.
--list don't edit, display the entire list of possible flags or possible keywords.
--desc if specified with --list, display the flags or keywords description also.
--keywords specifies that actions are to be done on keywords, not on use flags
-- same as --keywords
--strict if a specified flag or keyword name is invalid, dies, instead of just warning.
--nowarn if a specified flag or keyword name is invalid, don't warn.
--help this help
--version prints the version

What's New in This Release:

· The help display now fits in 80 columns.

last updated on:
December 26th, 2005, 22:19 GMT
price:
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developed by:
dams
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ System \ Installer/Setup

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