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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2009 14:47:27 +0100
On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 15:17:30 +0200
Peter Alfredsen <loki_val@g.o> wrote:
> While it may be useful to post all the information about the
> package-manager for *you*, it's not helping us (bug-wranglers) any. We
> need one screenfull of text that concisely shows us the state of your
> system.

There is no magic way of determining which bits of information are or
are not useful. 

> We really can guess a lot from the emerge --info output.

'guess'. Like how you have to guess what use flags are really being
used for the package in question, because it doesn't tell you?

> Also, we still get people who just post their paludis --info. Could
> you please put in *bold letters* at the top of that output that it's
> not the info they'll need when reporting bugs.

It's in bright pink at the bottom. If people aren't reading that, tell
them to start paying attention or buy a mac.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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