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From: "Andreas K. Huettel" <dilfridge@g.o>
Subject: Re: Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 20:08:24 +0200
Am Freitag 27 April 2012, 11:30:57 schrieb Michael Haubenwallner:
> On 04/27/12 00:03, Andreas K. Huettel wrote:
> >  as soon as possible (which likely means in the next EAPI?):
> > * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask
> > and package.use.stable.force
> > * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force
> > * meaning is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force, except
> > that the resulting rules are ONLY applied iff a stable keyword is in use
> 
> Wouldn't it be more obvious/simple to have an extra profile subdirectory
> containing package.use.mask and package.use.force?

While this works (kind of), it is like running globally stable or globally 
testing. So, if you run stable but add one package with ~arch keyword, you are 
restricted to the "stable useflag set" there as well...


-- 

Andreas K. Huettel
Gentoo Linux developer 
dilfridge@g.o
http://www.akhuettel.de/

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