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On 11/26/2011 10:55 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 11:51 PM, Mart Raudsepp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On L, 2011-11-26 at 12:43 +0530, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
>>> A question: it currently restricts only on the basis of If-Installed,
>>> but is there a workaround for the absence Display-If-Visible filter?
>>> If there isn't, I'll commit it as-is.
>> I think it'd be bad to get the news item out like that now for stable
>> users, and then after a long time once we stabilize it (if ever), it's
>> been long forgotten and marked away as read. Maybe the keyword checks
>> should be re-added for now and edited away later if necessary (before
> I actually removed that keyword thing because I wasn't sure if it
> worked with ~arch specifiers. I think it's easier to just bump the
> news file version when we stabilize 3.2 so that people see it again.
> Presuming that that will work.
GLEP 42 refers to GLEP 22, which says nothing of ~arch specifiers. The
current portage code literally compares the news item's keyword to the
current profile's ARCH variable, so ~arch specifiers will not match. The
code is in the DisplayKeywordRestriction class: