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From: Andrew D Kirch <trelane@...>
Subject: Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 23:29:01 -0400
Timothy Redaelli wrote:
> On Saturday 04 April 2009 18:12:09 Thilo Bangert wrote:
>   
>>> 'guess'. Like how you have to guess what use flags are really being
>>> used for the package in question, because it doesn't tell you?
>>>       
>> i'd like to ask the developers of package managers to standardize this.
>> having <packagmanager> --info be the same no matter who you like best is
>> incredibly usefull.
>>
>> while we are at it, emerge --info output may or may not be made even more
>> usefull...
>>     
>
> i think it's better to develop an "emerge --info package" like "paludis --info 
> package".
> Since it's better to have an ebuild-scope environment than a global one (for 
> package.use/bashrc)
>
>   
I think it's best as a general rule to NEVER _EVER_ under any
circumstances emulate paludis.

Andrew


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Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
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Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
-- Andrew Gaffney
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`paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
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Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
-- Ciaran McCreesh
Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
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