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From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 07:34:32
Message-Id: 20110915093521.19131f15@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting by Ciaran McCreesh
On Wed, 7 Sep 2011 23:53:50 +0100
Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 07 Sep 2011 18:47:17 -0400 > "Aaron W. Swenson" <titanofold@g.o> wrote: > > I second the allowing dots in USE flag names. Definitely would be > > helpful for declaring version related USE flags. > > You know you won't be able to mention such flags in the base profile, > right? At least not for a year or more, until the base profile's eapi > can be set to something other than 0.
Could you point me to at least a single program not supporting dots in useflags? My quick check shows that all PMs handle them well, quse and euse as well. The only backwards-compat issue I see is repoman complaining. But this can be changed easily. -- Best regards, Michał Górny

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