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Samuli Suominen wrote:
> AllenJB wrote:
>> * Why is the developer profile even shown on "eselect profile"? Wouldn't
>> it be better to keep "unsupported" profiles off this list. Surely Gentoo
>> devs can cope with setting their profile manually in favor of a little
>> sanity preservation for the rest of us?
> It's not only for Gentoo developers, but for /Software/ developers in
> general. IMHO.
General software developers should have the following features enabled?
- test (all test suites)
- stricter (horribly strict portage handling)
- digest (ignore package digests)
- cvs (not even documented in "man make.conf")
- sign (gpg key signing for cvs manifest commits)
As well as the infamous
Certainly test, stricter and digest are all known to me to cause issues
for anyone who doesn't understand what they do and why.