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On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 16:22:28 Michał Górny wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:14:08 +0200 Tomáš Chvátal wrote:
> > what is the purpose of this fancy useflag, it controlls install of at
> > best one or more small sh scripts.
> > As we do not bother with the logrotate useflag this thing should fall
> > into the same category.
> > It is mostly added by the eclass for the feature. Which I for example
> > didn't notice and forced
> > newuse update for all poor souls using libreoffice...
> I already suggested removing it at least twice.
> One issue is that a few packages use it for PDEPs. But I guess making
> the eclass non-conditional by default would be a good start.
installing the files unconditionally does fall into the logrotate/xinetd
category, so it should get punted. but people should not end up with the
depends installed all the time.
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