Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE flags
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 22:36:37
Message-Id: 3F97067C.7000502@codewordt.co.uk
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] USE flags by "A. Craig West"
A. Craig West wrote:
> So how does one go about getting a USE flag added to an ebuild? In my case, I > have my own version of the tin ebuild with a 'forgery' USE flag added which > adds the --enable-forgery option to the .configure command. I'm pretty sure > I'm not the only person around who uses that option, so it seems like > something worth contributing to the real ebuild. >
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. -- gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list

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