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From: Alex Schuster <wonko@...>
Subject: Re: emerge system set list
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2012 16:11:37 +0200
Daiajo Tibdixious writes:

> I know when I do an emerge world it looks at /var/lib/portage/world
> for the list of packages.
> I went looking for a 'system' list for the emerge system command & did
> not find it.
> I also looked in make.profile and didn't find anything likely.
> I also googled my query but got too many spurious matches.
> I'm sure there is a simple answer.

No, I don't think so. There's the /usr/portage/profiles/base/packages
file, which is somewhat similar to /var/lib/portage/world, but the exact
list depends on your profile.

> I want to write a script that reads the system list, finds the
> binpkg's, and copies the latest to backup.
> I can do this easy for the world list.

Then this should do it: emerge -ep system | awk '{print $4}'

	Wonko


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