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From: Felipe Ghellar <fghellar2@...>
Subject: Re: ACCEPT_KEYWORDS + bootstrap.sh
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 17:38:02 -0300
George Shapovalov wrote:
> That said, I agree with your point that gentoo, being a meta-distribution, 
> should allow its users to break itself as they wish ;). And the best way to 
> accomodate this would be to add a short note (with appropriate disclaimer, 
> like "we warned you, if you still insisted, please try to sort your screw-ups 
> yourself...") to install instructions. Just a regular note in pp11 or 12 
> should be fine - not too much noticeable/intrusive, but people looking for 
> that kind of info will find it..

This sounds like a good compromise to me. :)


> As for possible arguments, that the aove scenario is not such a waste of time, 
> because you can modify bootstrap.sh to omit recompilations.. Well, if you are 
> going to modify bootstrap.sh, you will notice what it does and will probably 
> modify it so it picks up your wanted packges in the first place...

Yes, I modified it as to not ignore my make.conf...


> BTW, please feel free to add these comments to the bug you mentioned, so that 
> somebody may consider modifying docs to suit the situation..

Ok. :)


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