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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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