|Portage is a package management system based on ports collections. The
|Package Manager Specification Project (PMS) standardises and documents
|the behaviour of Portage so that the Portage tree can be used by other
|Python and Bash should be the only hard dependencies. Python 2.6 is the
|minimum supported version.
|Licensing and Legalese
|Portage is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
|modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License
|version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.
|Portage is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
|but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
|MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
|GNU General Public License for more details.
|You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
|along with Portage; if not, write to the Free Software
|Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
|-DEVELOPING contains some code guidelines.
|-LICENSE contains the GNU General Public License version 2.
|-NEWS contains new features/major bug fixes for each version.
|-RELEASE NOTES contains mainly upgrade information for each version.
|-TEST-NOTES contains Portage unit test information.
|Gentoo project page: <http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/portage/>
|PMS git repo: <http://git.overlays.gentoo.org/gitweb/?p=proj/pms.git>