Changeset 82429 for trunk/doc-new


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Aug 13, 2011, 9:39:25 PM (9 years ago)
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guide: update config files section

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    55  <title>Configuration Files</title>
    66
    7   <para>The MacPorts configuration files do not need to be modified for the
     7  <para>The MacPorts configuration files often do not need to be modified for the
    88  general end user. They contain options that may be of use to advanced users
    9   and port developers.</para>
     9  and port developers. Some automatically configured options may need to be
     10  updated when migrating to a new CPU architecture or a new OS version.</para>
    1011
    1112  <para>There are three MacPorts configuration files that define important
     
    8485
    8586        <listitem>
    86           <para>Storage type to use for the MacPorts registry: flat or sqlite.
    87           Preferred format is sqlite, flat is legacy.</para>
     87          <para>Formerly selected the storage type to use for the MacPorts registry: flat or sqlite.
     88          Currently, only sqlite can be used.</para>
    8889
    8990          <para>Default: <option>sqlite</option></para>
    90         </listitem>
    91       </varlistentry>
    92 
    93       <varlistentry>
    94         <term>portinstalltype</term>
    95 
    96         <listitem>
    97           <para>Sets the mode in which ports are installed by MacPorts.
    98           Supported values are "direct" or "image". In "direct" mode ports are
    99           installed directly into "${prefix}" and only one version of a port
    100           can be installed at any given time. In "image" mode multiple
    101           versions (and any possible combination of its variants) can be
    102           installed concurrently into "${portdbpath}/software/${portname}" and
    103           only one can be "activated" (hardlinked) into "${prefix}".</para>
    104 
    105           <para>Default: <option>image</option></para>
    10691        </listitem>
    10792      </varlistentry>
     
    115100
    116101          <para>Default: </para>
    117           <para>(Snow Leopard) <option>x86_64</option> or <option>i386</option> depending on hardware</para>
     102          <para>(Snow Leopard and later) <option>x86_64</option> or <option>i386</option> depending on hardware</para>
    118103          <para>(Leopard/Tiger) <option>i386</option> or <option>ppc</option> depending on hardware</para>
    119104        </listitem>
     
    146131
    147132        <listitem>
    148           <para>Directory where Xcode Tools is installed.</para>
     133          <para>Directory where Xcode is installed.</para>
    149134
    150135          <para>Default:
     
    154139
    155140      <varlistentry>
    156         <term>portarchivemode</term>
    157 
    158         <listitem>
    159           <para>Create and use binary archive packages for
    160           installation/reinstallation ease.</para>
    161 
    162           <para>Default: <option>no</option></para>
    163         </listitem>
    164       </varlistentry>
    165 
    166       <varlistentry>
    167         <term>portarchivepath</term>
    168 
    169         <listitem>
    170           <para>Where to store/retrieve port binary archive files.</para>
    171 
    172           <para>Default:
    173           <filename>${prefix}/var/macports/packages</filename></para>
    174         </listitem>
    175       </varlistentry>
    176 
    177       <varlistentry>
    178141        <term>portarchivetype</term>
    179142
    180143        <listitem>
    181           <para>Type of binary archive packages to create when using archive
    182           mode. Available types are: tgz, tar, tbz, tbz2, tlz, xar, zip, cpgz,
     144          <para>Type of archive to use for port images.
     145          Available types are: tgz, tar, tbz, tbz2, tlz, xar, zip, cpgz,
    183146          cpio.</para>
    184147
    185           <para>Multiple types are supported to build multiple file types in
    186           one step. Unarchive uses multiple types as a search list to locate
    187           an archive, and the first to match a specified type is used.
    188           Multiple types must be separated by a colon or comma (NO
    189           spaces).</para>
    190 
    191           <para>Default: <filename>.tgz</filename></para>
     148          <para>Default: <filename>tbz2</filename></para>
    192149        </listitem>
    193150      </varlistentry>
     
    277234          (infrastructure) of MacPorts.</para>
    278235
    279           <para>Default: <filename>release/base/</filename></para>
     236          <para>Default: <filename>release/tarballs/base.tar</filename></para>
    280237        </listitem>
    281238      </varlistentry>
     
    402359
    403360    <para>Default:
    404     <filename>rsync://rsync.macports.org/release/ports/</filename></para>
     361    <filename>rsync://rsync.macports.org/release/tarballs/ports.tar [default]</filename></para>
    405362
    406363    <para>Optional local repositories are enabled using a file url:
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