Gentoo Development Guide

pkg_info

Function pkg_info
Purpose display information about a package
Sandbox ?
Privilege root
Called for ebuild

Default pkg_info

pkg_info()
{
    return
}

Sample pkg_info

pkg_info() {
	"${ROOT}"/usr/bin/mythfrontend --version
}

Notes on pkg_info

this phase will be called when a package manager displays information about a package. within EAPI=4, this phase can also be called for non-installed packages.