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On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:19:35 -0400
Mike Frysinger <email@example.com> wrote:
> however, why wont this work sanely in src_* or pkg_* funcs ? the env
> there is the one constructed by the PM which includes the merged IUSE
It's not. We deliberately don't specify that the PM passes fixed up
values for IUSE, DEPEND etc back into the ebuild, since Portage's
behaviour for global variables has varied considerably over the years.