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From: david@...
Subject: Re: USE flags
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 15:58:47 -0700
On Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 11:36:44PM +0100, Dhruba Bandopadhyay wrote:
> Well you can either enable the option implicitly without a use flag or 
> enable it with explicit mention dependent on a use flag.  The more packages 
> which use that option the more the likelihood of a global use flag else 
> local or no use flag.
> 

Ok, well can anybody explain to me the messyness of the 'doc' use flag
?  I see some packages support it, some don't, the ones that do seem
to all do it differently.  It would be really nice if say.. i wanted a
small router type system and I could give emerge USE="-man -info -doc"

and omit man pages, info pages, and /usr/share/doc type things...
is there any effort for this or do people not care ?
/me would be willing to try such a thing if there was interest


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