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cave display-resolution

Name

cave-display-resolution — Displays a dependency resolution created using 'cave resolve'.

DESCRIPTION

Displays a dependency resolution created using 'cave resolve'. Mostly for internal use; most users will not use this command directly.

OPTIONS

Global Options

Global options, used by every subcommand.

-h , --help
display help message

DISPLAY OPTIONS

Display Options

Options relating to the resolution display.

--show-option-descriptions

Whether to display descriptions for package options

none
Don’t show any descriptions
new
Show for any new options
changed
Show for new or changed options (default)
all
Show all options
--show-descriptions

Whether to display package descriptions

none
Don’t show any descriptions
new
Show for new packages (default)
all
Show for all packages

Explanations

Options requesting the resolver explain a particular decision that it made

-X , --explain
Explain why the resolver made a particular decision. The argument is a package dependency specification, so --explain dev-libs/boost or --explain qt:3 or even --explain '*/*' (although --dump is a better way of getting highly noisy debug output).

IMPORT OPTIONS

Import Options

Options controlling additional imported packages. These options should not be specified manually; they are for use by 'cave import'.

--unpackaged-repository-params
Specifies the parameters used to construct an unpackaged repository, for use by 'cave import'.

ENVIRONMENT

PALUDIS_SERIALISED_RESOLUTION_FD
The file descriptor on which the serialised resolution can be found.