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On Sun, 2001-09-23 at 11:30, Viktor Lakics wrote:
> Dear Gentooers,
> Is there a place in gentoo documentation where there is a complete list of current USE flags and short descriptions what they mean? I am just a user, and I think the fantastic idea of a custumized linux system will only work if users can fully understand which USE flags are available what they mean, etc.
> I am just getting used to portage (even though I used binary distros for years) and sometimes I do not know what the advantages and consequences of a particular USE flag to be set...
> Appreciate for any help or pointers to do some RTFM.
> Thanks: Viktor
try reading /etc/make.conf
and the Development HOWTO on www.gentoo.org