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From: Dhruba Bandopadhyay <dhruba@...>
Subject: Re: USE flags
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 23:36:44 +0100

A. Craig West wrote:
> So how does one go about getting a USE flag added to an ebuild? In my case, I
> have my own version of the tin ebuild with a 'forgery' USE flag added which
> adds the --enable-forgery option to the .configure command. I'm pretty sure
> I'm not the only person around who uses that option, so it seems like
> something worth contributing to the real ebuild.

Well you can either enable the option implicitly without a use flag or 
enable it with explicit mention dependent on a use flag.  The more packages 
which use that option the more the likelihood of a global use flag else 
local or no use flag.

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