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From: Timothy Redaelli <drizzt@g.o>
Subject: Re: `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
Date: Sun, 5 Apr 2009 22:41:48 +0200
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)

-- 
Timothy `Drizzt` Redaelli
FreeSBIE Developer, Gentoo Developer, GUFI Staff
There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX.
We don't believe this to be a coincidence.      -- Jeremy S. Anderson
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