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On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 2:25 AM, Michał Górny <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> '$(use_enable static-libs static)' themselves. While at it, it may be
> better to just drop the flag if no other package relies on it and no
> user has ever requested the static build of that package.
I don't see any harm with including IUSE="static-libs" for every
package that has working/usable static libraries. Why wait for
users to request it on bugzilla when it's a near-zero-cost and
zero-maintenance to add it to ebuilds?
1. An example of something with unusable static libraries: anything
that links to libX11 (if I'm not wrong).
Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team