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From: Philippe Lafoucrière <lafou@...>
Subject: Re: Per-package USE descriptions
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2003 13:59:34 +0100
On Monday 08 December 2003 13:57, Joel Konkle-Parker wrote:
> I'd like to propose that we add per-package USE flag descriptions to the
> package pages on http://packages.gentoo.org. I can't tell you how many
> times I've sat and wondered what effect a particular flag has on a
> particular package, and the use.desc descriptions are much too brief to
> give any kind of useful detail. For example:
>
> "What effect does USE="xml2" have on xfree?"
> "Why does w3m need USE="imlib"?
> "Why should I keep USE="berkdb"?

please see /usr/portage/profiles/use.local.desc


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