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On Saturday, July 31, 2010 14:27:14 Jacob Godserv wrote:
> Honestly not sure what convention is for naming, but I found this
> recently, and thought I might throw it out there:
> ~ $ euse -i lame
> [+ C ] lame - Prefer using LAME libraries for MP3 encoding support
> While, as a user, I prefer this to be mp3, I also understand there may
> be more than one library for such-and-so, so I'm willing to read up on
> USE flags to find out which is the best to use. Overall, I would prefer
> naming according to the names of the libraries they'll enable.
that example isnt relevant. notice how the description includes the word
"prefer" and isnt just "enable mp3 support".
USE=mp3 is how you get mp3 support. if there are multiple options (like
ffmpeg or lame or mpg123 or something else), then USE=lame shows up to select
one particular implementation over another. but it would still be:
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