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From: hasufell <hasufell@g.o>
Subject: Re: About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
Date: Sun, 17 Jun 2012 03:35:08 +0200
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On 06/16/2012 08:14 PM, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> Suggested dependencies were used in the old kdebuilds, and Exherbo 
> makes extensive use of both suggested and recommended dependencies,
> so there are plenty of examples, spec wording and an implementation
> already if you want to play.
> 

I don't want to install Exherbo to see an example. Archlinux also has
a nice implementation about optional dependencies and I don't care
about that either.

This is about a gentoo specific implementation and I am still not
clear about how that proposed SDEPEND would look like.
Are useflags allowed for those too? How do I "activate" it? Via a
seperate config file in /etc/portage, is it a FEATURE? what what what
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References:
About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
-- Pacho Ramos
Re: About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
-- Samuli Suominen
Re: About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
-- hasufell
Re: About using USE flags to pull in needed RDEPENDs being discouraged by devmanual
-- Ciaran McCreesh
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