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From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:09:27
Message-Id: 201204272008.24720.dilfridge@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force by Michael Haubenwallner
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 11:30:57 schrieb Michael Haubenwallner:
> On 04/27/12 00:03, Andreas K. Huettel wrote: > > as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?): > > * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask > > and package.use.stable.force > > * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force > > * meaning is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force, except > > that the resulting rules are ONLY applied iff a stable keyword is in use > > Wouldn't it be more obvious/simple to have an extra profile subdirectory > containing package.use.mask and package.use.force?
While this works (kind of), it is like running globally stable or globally testing. So, if you run stable but add one package with ~arch keyword, you are restricted to the "stable useflag set" there as well... -- Andreas K. Huettel Gentoo Linux developer dilfridge@g.o http://www.akhuettel.de/

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