commit:     baa6f758e2f4f21b44b5db92bdba78d8c4b48021
Author:     Michał Górny <mgorny <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
AuthorDate: Fri Jan 12 22:57:47 2018 +0000
Commit:     Göktürk Yüksek <gokturk <AT> gentoo <DOT> org>
CommitDate: Tue Feb 13 16:43:07 2018 +0000

general-concepts/virtuals: Explain how keywording works on virtuals

 general-concepts/virtuals/text.xml | 28 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 28 insertions(+)

diff --git a/general-concepts/virtuals/text.xml 
index 5ba9ea5..4809394 100644
--- a/general-concepts/virtuals/text.xml
+++ b/general-concepts/virtuals/text.xml
@@ -42,5 +42,33 @@ from the Gentoo repository.
+<title>KEYWORDS in virtual packages</title>
+Since virtual packages do not install any files, they do not follow the regular
+arch testing procedure. Instead, the developer can immediately set
+the <c>KEYWORDS</c> of a virtual to the union of <c>KEYWORDS</c> of its
+providers. In particular, if a new virtual is created for a stable package,
+the virtual is committed straight to stable.
+For example, if you have two packages: <c>dev-libs/liblinux</c> with
+<c>KEYWORDS="amd64 ~x86"</c> and <c>dev-libs/libbsd</c> with
+<c>KEYWORDS="~amd64-fbsd ~x86-fbsd"</c>, the resulting virtual will
+<codesample lang="ebuild">
+KEYWORDS="amd64 ~x86 ~amd64-fbsd ~x86-fbsd"
+RDEPEND="|| ( dev-libs/liblinux dev-libs/libbsd )"

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