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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
Subject: Re: [PATCH eutils] Introduce has_iuse() for IUSE checks.
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 23:00:10 -0400
On Wednesday, September 14, 2011 19:15:59 Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 11:19:35 -0400 Mike Frysinger 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
> > values.
> 
> 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.

i guess i'll complain when it directly affects me then ;).  my limited use has 
been stable thus far.
-mike
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