EMAINT

Section: Portage (1)
Updated: Jan 2015
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NAME

emaint - performs package managment related system health checks and maintenance  

SYNOPSIS

emaint [options] [all | binhost | cleanresume | merges | movebin | moveinst | world]  

DESCRIPTION

The emaint program provides a command line interface to package management health checks and maintenance.  

COMMANDS

all
Perform all supported commands that accept the specified option.
binhost
Generate a metadata index for binary packages located in PKGDIR (for download by remote clients). See the PORTAGE_BINHOST documentation in the make.conf(5) man page for additional information.
OPTIONS: check, fix
cleanconfig
Discard no longer installed config tracker entries.
OPTIONS: check, fix
cleanresume
Discard merge lists saved for the emerge(1) --resume action.
OPTIONS: check, fix
logs
Clean out old logs from the PORT_LOGDIR using the command PORT_LOGDIR_CLEAN See the make.conf(5) man page for additional information as well as enabling the 'clean-logs' feature in emerge to do this automatically.
OPTIONS: check, clean
merges
Scan for failed package merges and attempt to fix those failed packages.
OPTIONS: check, fix, purge
movebin
Perform package move updates for binary packages located in PKGDIR.
OPTIONS: check, fix
moveinst
Perform package move updates for installed packages.
OPTIONS: check, fix
sync
Perform sync actions on specified repositories.
OPTIONS: allrepos, auto, repo
world
Fix problems in the world file.
OPTIONS: check, fix
 

DEFAULT OPTIONS (Not supported in all commands)

-c, --check
Check for any problems that may exist.
-f, --fix
Fix any problems that may exist.
 

OPTIONS logs command only

-C, --clean
Cleans the logs from PORT_LOGDIR
-p, --pretend
Sets pretend mode (same as -c, --check) for use with the -C, --clean OPTION
-t NUM, --time NUM
Changes the minimum age NUM (in days) of the logs to be listed or deleted.
 

OPTIONS sync command only

-a, --auto
Sync repositories which have its auto-sync setting set yes, true.
-A, --allrepos
Sync all repositories which have a sync-uri specified.
-r, --repo REPO
Sync the repository specified.
--sync-submodule <glsa|news|profiles>
Restrict sync to the specified submodule(s). This option may be specified multiple times, in order to sync multiple submodules. Currently, this option has no effect for sync protocols other than rsync.
 

REPORTING BUGS

Please report bugs via http://bugs.gentoo.org/  

AUTHORS

Pavel Kazakov <nullishzero@gentoo.org>
Mike Frysinger <vapier@gentoo.org>
Brian Dolbec <dolsen@gentoo.org>
 

FILES

/var/lib/portage/world
Contains a list of all user-specified packages.
/var/lib/portage/config
Contains the paths and md5sums of all the config files being tracked.
/var/lib/portage/failed-merges
Contains the packages and timestamps of any failed merges being cleaned from the system, and to be re-emerged.
 

SEE ALSO

emerge(1), portage(5)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COMMANDS
DEFAULT OPTIONS (Not supported in all commands)
OPTIONS logs command only
OPTIONS sync command only
REPORTING BUGS
AUTHORS
FILES
SEE ALSO

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