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Zac Medico schrieb:
> Well, RESTRICT has long since evolved into a rather generic set of
> boolean flags and it's quite useful as such. I don't see any need
> for artificial limitations on what types of flags go there.
For you it is just "one variable amongst others" - and you really don't
care about the relation between its name and its content. But perhaps
just for the sake of easier understanding of ebuilds, this relation
should be kept. Otherwise you'll read in future documentation: "The name
is just for historical reasons and does not reflect the content." -- And
this is nearly always a stumbling block for the non-experienced.
Perhaps in a later EAPI RESTRICT might be renamed to something like
FLAGS - and then can really be used as a pool of flags.
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