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[zypp-commit] r7688 - /trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8
  • From: jkupec@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 16:01:12 -0000
  • Message-id: <20071029160112.28B102FC70@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Author: jkupec
Date: Mon Oct 29 17:01:11 2007
New Revision: 7688

URL: http://svn.opensuse.org/viewcvs/zypp?rev=7688&view=rev
Log:
- --root doc update

Modified:
trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8

Modified: trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8
URL:
http://svn.opensuse.org/viewcvs/zypp/trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8?rev=7688&r1=7687&r2=7688&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8 (original)
+++ trunk/zypper/doc/zypper.8 Mon Oct 29 17:01:11 2007
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-.TH "zypper" "8" "0.9.0" "zypper" "System Tools"
+.TH "zypper" "8" "0.9.2" "zypper" "System Tools"
.SH "SYNTAX"
.LP
zypper [\fI\-\-global\-options\fR] <\fBcommand\fR>
[\fI\-\-command\-options\fR] [\fBcommand-arguments\fR]
@@ -6,7 +6,9 @@
zypper \fI\-\-help\fR [\fBcommand\fR]
.SH "DESCRIPTION"
.LP
-zypper is a command\-line interface to ZYpp system management library. It can
be used to install, update, remove software, manage repositories, perform
various searches, and more.
+zypper is a command\-line interface to ZYpp system management library.
+It can be used to install, update, remove software, manage repositories,
perform
+various searches, and more.

.SH "COMMANDS"
.LP
@@ -365,7 +367,12 @@
Ignore GPG check failures and continue. If a GPG issue occurs when using this
option zypper prints and logs a warning and automatically continues without
interrupting the operation. Use this option with causion, as you can easily
overlook security problems by using it.
.TP
.I \-R, \-\-root <dir>
-Operates on a different root directory.
+Operates on a different root directory. This option influences the location
+of the repos.d directory and the meta-data cache directory and also causes rpm
+to be run with the --root option to do the actual installation or removal of
+packages. Note that the ZYpp lock is still created in the original system,
+as well as temporary files. See also the FILES section.
+
.TP
.I \-D, \-\-reposd\-dir <dir>
Use the specified directory to look for the repository definition (*.repo)
files.
@@ -424,7 +431,10 @@
You can use the \fBrepo\fR commands to manipulate these files, or you can edit
them yourself. In either case, after doing the modifications, executing
\fBzypper refresh\fR is strongly recommended.
-Use the \-\-reposd\-dir global option to use an alternative directory for this
purpose.
+
+You can use the \-\-reposd\-dir global option to use an alternative directory
+for this purpose or the \-\-root option to make this directory relative to the
+specified root directory.
.TP
.B /etc/zypp/zypp.conf
ZYpp configuration file.
@@ -434,12 +444,15 @@
.TP
.B /var/cache/zypp/raw
Directory for storing raw metadata contained in repositories.
-Use the \-\-raw\-cache\-dir global option to use an alternative directory for
this purpose.
+Use the \-\-raw\-cache\-dir global option to use an alternative directory
+for this purpose or the \-\-root option to make this directory relative to the
+specified root directory.
.TP
.B /var/cache/zypp/zypp.db
Sqlite database file containing pre-parsed metadata of all repositories.
Use the \-\-cache\-dir global option to use an alternative directory
-for the zypp.db file.
+for the zypp.db file or the \-\-root option to make its default location
+relative to the specified root directory.
.TP
.B ~/.zypper_history
Command history for the shell.

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