emerge --help config

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Storm Rider
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emerge --help config

Post by Storm Rider » Sat Aug 04, 2007 22:57

Please help me with this message. I've search but remain unsure of what to do.

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 * IMPORTANT: 3 config files in '/etc' need updating.
 * Type emerge --help config to learn how to update config files.
localhost carlton # emerge --help config
*** Deprecated use of action 'config', use '--config' instead
localhost carlton # 

navman
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Post by navman » Sat Aug 04, 2007 23:11

You need to read the WIKI
Look for dispatch-conf or etc-update

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Post by WarraWarra » Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:55

You could also use this

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app-portage/cfg-update
      Latest version available: 1.8.2-r1
      Latest version installed: [ Not Installed ]
      Size of files: 161 kB
      Homepage:      http://people.zeelandnet.nl/xentric/
      Description:   Easy to use GUI & CLI alternative for etc-update with safe automatic updating functionality
      License:       GPL-2

as alternative to etc-update.

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tekwyzrd
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Post by tekwyzrd » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:18

It looks like they broke "emerge --help config" in v2.1.3.3. It worked in v2.1.2.9.
Former Sabayon user (2005 - 2013) and current Arch user.
I liked Sabayon until it switched to Rigo and becoming the gentoo equivalent of Ubuntu. Extreme browsing? Extreme gaming? Extreme work? Extreme development? Like, totally gnarly, dude!

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