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From: James Broadhead <jamesbroadhead@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Candidates for global USE flags
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 11:38:29 +0100
On 27 September 2011 10:33, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote:
> Ulrich Mueller posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2011 08:37:38 +0200 as excerpted:
>
>>    29   webkit
>
> I've run into problems with this one, and think it should be split.  At
> minimum, there's qt-webkit and webkit-gtk.  As a kde user I want qt-webkit
> but for instance, the gimp pulls in webkit-gtk if USE=webkit is set
> globally, which I do NOT want, especially since one of /its/ pulled-in
> dependencies appears to be the libproxy that was giving kde users so many
> problems at one point. (I don't know if it still does as I don't have it
> installed, but that bug DEFINITELY has me steering a WIDE path around
> libproxy.)
>
> So IMO this one should really be split into webkit-qt and webkit-gtk or
> some such, since it's really referring to two (at least) different things.

Not USE="qt webkit" or USE="gtk webkit", with ebuilds requiring one or
both to be set ?


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Candidates for global USE flags
-- Ulrich Mueller
Re: Candidates for global USE flags
-- Duncan
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