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From: Fabian Zeindl <fabian.zeindl@...>
Subject: Re: USE Flags
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 20:17:22 +0100
Thomas de Grenier de Latour wrote:
> I've put a possible implementation on bug #84884, which doesn't
> uses metadata.xml, but instead extends use.local.desc semantics
> (meaning that it's no more only for flags that are not global,
> but also to override global descriptions on a per-package basis).
> The advantage of this approach is that it's simple, both to
> implement and to use.

Hm, thank you, that's what I love about gentoo: It's so fresh and new
that the developers accept proposals instead of saying "we don't do
that, because we never did that this way!" :-)

I hope many developers will use this...

thanks!
fabian

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