Signed-off-by: Nekun <>
 man/ebuild.5 | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man/ebuild.5 b/man/ebuild.5
index 1afa59eef..460fc0069 100644
--- a/man/ebuild.5
+++ b/man/ebuild.5
@@ -799,6 +799,11 @@ Beginning with \fBEAPI 4\fR, an array or space\-delimited 
list of documentation
 files for the default src_install function to install using dodoc. If
 undefined, a reasonable default list is used. See the documentation for
 src_install below.
+Beginning with \fBEAPI 6\fR, an array of patches for applying in the default
+\fIsrc_prepare\fR function using \fIeapply\fR.
 .SS "QA Control Variables:"
@@ -1210,6 +1215,21 @@ message\fR is displayed.
 This function uncompresses and/or untars a list of sources into the current
 directory. The function will append \fIsource\fR to the \fBDISTDIR\fR variable.
+.SS "Prepare:"
+.B eapply\fR \fI[patch options]\fR \fI<files|directories>
+Applies patches to the \fB${WORKDIR}\fR with specified options. Default patch 
level is \fI-p1\fR. If a directory specified, all patches from it with
+\fI.patch\fR or \fI.diff\fR suffix are applied.
+This function is available beginning with \fBEAPI 6\fR, replacing old
+\fBepatch.eclass\fR(5) functions.
+.B eapply_user
+Applies user-provided patches to the \fB${WORKDIR}\fR from Portage config
+directory tree. For directory syntax and applying rules, see
+\fI/etc/portage/patches/\fR section in \fBportage\fR(5). This function is
+available beginning with \fBEAPI 6\fR, replacing old \fBepatch.eclass\fR(5)
 .SS "Compile:"
 .B econf\fR \fI[configure options]

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