Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 16:00:24
Message-Id: 20110918165452.768a2806@googlemail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting by "Michał Górny"
On Sun, 18 Sep 2011 16:47:14 +0200
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> > For example, people might think they can start masking > > cat/pkg[flag]. Is this a replacement for package.use.mask or does > > it mean something else? I have a sneaking suspicion that if there's > > not a policy saying "no use deps in profiles" then people will > > start trying to use them for all kinds of horrible hacks that would > > be better being fixed properly. > > Do you consider masking USE flags in repositories a 'horrible hack'? > Because that's the use I see for newer-EAPI profile.
I'm not entirely sure what you mean by that. Which is pretty much the problem: it's really not clear what use dependencies in profile files mean. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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