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Michael Cummings wrote:
>>> I hate it when this happens.
>>> I have an ebuild inherits perl-app. It pulls in minimal and perl
>>> USE-flags. kinda misleading.
> The perl use flag is to avoid make perl a dep for every package that
> inherits the eclass even if perl isn't in your personal USE flags.
Ditto for virtualx eclass. I kinda don't see an issue here.
There are better candidates for revamp, such as debug.eclass which
injects bogus debug use flags into IUSE of ebuilds that don't support
any debug at all (such as opera). Every ebuild that inherits
gnome2.eclass has this problem, fex.
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