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From: Petteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: Amount of useflags enabled by default
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 22:54:14 +0300
Thomas Sachau wrote:
> 
> In addition, i see a trend to enabled more more more USE flags (either over profiles or via IUSE
> +flag). Whats the reason for forcing a big load of default enabled USE flags on every user including
> more dependencies, more compile time, more wasted disk space and more possible vulnerabilities
> except some users, who complain about a missing feature and are not able to think and enable a USE
> flag for that feature?
> 

One possible reason is that our packages should follow upstream policy
and maybe upstreams usually like to keep things enabled rather than
disabled.

Regards,
Petteri


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