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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
To: david@×××××××××.com
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE flags
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 00:49:49
Message-Id: 1066869693.32013.10.camel@localhost
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE flags by david@futuretel.com
On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 18:58, david@×××××××××.com wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 11:36:44PM +0100, Dhruba Bandopadhyay wrote: > > Well you can either enable the option implicitly without a use flag or > > enable it with explicit mention dependent on a use flag. The more packages > > which use that option the more the likelihood of a global use flag else > > local or no use flag. > > > > Ok, well can anybody explain to me the messyness of the 'doc' use flag > ? I see some packages support it, some don't, the ones that do seem > to all do it differently. It would be really nice if say.. i wanted a > small router type system and I could give emerge USE="-man -info -doc" > > and omit man pages, info pages, and /usr/share/doc type things... > is there any effort for this or do people not care ? > /me would be willing to try such a thing if there was interest
I would love to see such a thing. This would be great for anyone with a large number of machines, or for building small installations. -- Chris Gianelloni Developer, Gentoo Linux Games Team Is your power animal a penguin?

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