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To: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: Fwd: [gentoo-dev-announce] Call for items for September 13 council meeting
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2011 16:54:52 +0100
On Sun, 18 Sep 2011 16:47:14 +0200
Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o> wrote:
> > For example, people might think they can start masking
> > cat/pkg[flag]. Is this a replacement for package.use.mask or does
> > it mean something else? I have a sneaking suspicion that if there's
> > not a policy saying "no use deps in profiles" then people will
> > start trying to use them for all kinds of horrible hacks that would
> > be better being fixed properly.
> 
> Do you consider masking USE flags in repositories a 'horrible hack'?
> Because that's the use I see for newer-EAPI profile.

I'm not entirely sure what you mean by that.

Which is pretty much the problem: it's really not clear what use
dependencies in profile files mean.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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