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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Amount of useflags enabled by default
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 19:54:21
Message-Id: 4AE209E6.7020707@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Amount of useflags enabled by default by Thomas Sachau
Thomas Sachau wrote:
> > In addition, i see a trend to enabled more more more USE flags (either over profiles or via IUSE > +flag). Whats the reason for forcing a big load of default enabled USE flags on every user including > more dependencies, more compile time, more wasted disk space and more possible vulnerabilities > except some users, who complain about a missing feature and are not able to think and enable a USE > flag for that feature? >
One possible reason is that our packages should follow upstream policy and maybe upstreams usually like to keep things enabled rather than disabled. Regards, Petteri

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Amount of useflags enabled by default Pacho Ramos <pacho@××××××××××××××××××××××××.es>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Amount of useflags enabled by default Thomas Sachau <tommy@g.o>