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jakeluck
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:32 am    Post subject: colors and symbols Reply with quote

when i emerge, it shows all the USE flags with color and symbols(like % *) behind each flag.
i have been searching for their meanings, where is that documented?
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PaulBredbury
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
man emerge

Code:
- prefix     = not enabled (either disabled or removed)
* suffix     = transition to or from the enabled state
% suffix     = newly added or removed
() circumfix = forced, masked, or removed
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mark_alec
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Documentation, Tips & Tricks to Duplicate Threads.

Partly a dup of https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-427948.html
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