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From: Theo Chatzimichos <tampakrap@g.o>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [gentoo-desktop] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 22:44:21
Message-Id: 201002260044.38261.tampakrap@gentoo.org
On Friday 22 January 2010 18:15:49 Ben de Groot wrote:
> 2009/10/24 Maciej Mrozowski <reavertm@×××××.com>: > > Hi there! > > > > Resulting from discussion during last Gentoo KDE team meeting taking > > place 22 Oct 2009 at #gentoo-meetings (summary fill be available soon), > > having Gentoo GNOME team representative, it's been decided to go ahead > > with splitting desktop profile to DE-specific subprofiles, to avoid > > bloat and provide desktop specific separation which should result in > > desktop subprofiles being actually practical. > > It's been proposed to: > > > > - keep 'desktop' profile but strip it from any desktop specific features > > and settings, making it default recommended choice for anyone using > > non-KDE and non-GNOME desktop environment, yet avoiding USE flags bloat. > > Any other DE is free to join and create own DE-specific subprofile if > > needed. > > > > - create 'KDE' (or 'kde') and 'GNOME' (or 'gnome') subprofiles within > > 'desktop' profile and move any desktop specific things there. This should > > in theory allow us to not add 'recommended' IUSE defaults to desktop > > specific packages, but keep those settings in profile - making profile > > effectively 'out of the box' solution for those who need it. > > > > If you have any comments, suggestions, important notices regarding this > > change, please keep discussion in gentoo-desktop mailing list. > > > > Thanks > > > > -- > > regards > > MM > > Three months later... Why has this not been implemented yet? > > Cheers,
Just for the record, I will do this tomorrow. Thanks -- Theo Chatzimichos (tampakrap) Gentoo KDE Team

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