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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
To: Andrew Ross <aross@×××××××××××.au>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] xchat's use of local USE flag xchatnogtk
Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2004 18:47:09
Message-Id: 1080931789.9566.51.camel@localhost
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] xchat's use of local USE flag xchatnogtk by Andrew Ross
On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 05:09, Andrew Ross wrote:
> Does anyone know why net-irc/xchat uses the local USE flag xchatnogtk > instead of looking at the global flag gtk? > > >From use.local.desc: > net-irc/xchat:xchatnogtk - Disables building the GTK front end to XChat > > >From use.desc: > gtk - Adds support for x11-libs/gtk+ (The GIMP Toolkit) > > Seems like xchatnogtk is simply duplicating the intended effect of -gtk
I agree. It seems redundant.
> By the way, I checked Bugzilla in case this had already be raised and > addressed. > > Also, a small etiquette question resulting from this email: > > In future, should queries like this be sent: > > 1. directly to the maintainer of the package (using the herd email alias > when no specific maintainer is listed in metadata.xml)? > > 2. to gentoo-dev (since it's ebuild-related)? > > 3. to gentoo-user (so the devs can continue important discussions on > gentoo-dev)? > > 4. bugzilla (although who am I to second-guess devs, esp if there turns > out to be a perfectly good reason for it)?
They should be sent to bugzilla, I would think. Gentoo-dev is for discussion about Gentoo development, so I would see it fitting there, also.
> 5. some mysterious place as-yet-unknown-to-me place? :-) > > Thanks in advance > > Andrew > > > -- > gentoo-dev@g.o mailing list
-- Chris Gianelloni Developer, Gentoo Linux Games Team Is your power animal a pengiun?

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Re: [gentoo-dev] xchat's use of local USE flag xchatnogtk Georgi Georgiev <chutz@×××.net>
Re: [gentoo-dev] xchat's use of local USE flag xchatnogtk Andrew Ross <aross@×××××××××××.au>