Gentoo Archives: gentoo-doc-cvs

From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc-cvs@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-doc-cvs] gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: faq.xml
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 16:58:26
swift       11/10/13 16:58:14

  Modified:             faq.xml
  Add information on --with-bdeps as per discussion on gentoo-dev

Revision  Changes    Path
1.120                xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml

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Index: faq.xml
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.119
retrieving revision 1.120
diff -u -r1.119 -r1.120
--- faq.xml	11 Sep 2011 08:43:18 -0000	1.119
+++ faq.xml	13 Oct 2011 16:58:14 -0000	1.120
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
 <?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.119 2011/09/11 08:43:18 swift Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/faq.xml,v 1.120 2011/10/13 16:58:14 swift Exp $ -->
 <title>Gentoo Linux Frequently Asked Questions</title>
@@ -47,8 +47,8 @@
 <!-- See -->
@@ -204,14 +204,21 @@
 In fact, there is no difference between the various releases after they have
-been installed. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> based. As such,
-running <c>emerge --sync &amp;&amp; emerge -uDN world</c> will bring your
+been installed. Gentoo 1.4 and later are <c>glibc-2.3.x</c> (or higher) based.
+As such, running <c>emerge --sync &amp;&amp; emerge -uDN world</c> will bring your
 entire system up to speed with the "latest Gentoo". The differences between
 individual releases lie in the installation medium and pre-compiled packages.
 See the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-upgrading.xml">Gentoo Upgrading Guide</uri>
 for more information about profiles and their role in upgrading.
+Also note that the <c>emerge -uDN world</c> command updates the packages you
+have installed as well as its dependencies, but not the build-time dependencies
+(packages needed during builds but not when the software is installed). To
+update those as well, add the <c>--with-bdeps=y</c> option.
 <section id="bootrescue">