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From: Dawid Węgliński <cla@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 01:39:23 +0100
On Tuesday 27 October 2009 01:34:55 Dawid Węgliński wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 October 2009 00:26:38 Zeerak Waseem wrote:
> > But instead of just giving the user the answer, wouldn't it be more
> > appropriate, as far as understanding useflags and their uses goes, to
> > give users lists of useflags and what they do. Ie a list of base use
> > flags for say, kde, and also what basic useflags to disable, and a
> > suggestion to read the descriptions of the useflags to add what's
> > necessary. As the handbook currently does. I think with the
> > documentation, one should have enough information to assess what useflags
> > are desired for one's system. And then I'd suggest looking at the
> > packages and the need for various use flags individually, if you want to.
> > But the documentation provides basic useflags for running your system.
> > But again, this is just my take on it :-)
> 
> No. Handbook doesn't provide information on every useflag. For this you
>  have use{.local.,.}desc in PORTDIR/profiles/. And again, if you missread
>  my previous post - there's no way to standarize *every* useflag and tell
>  user "flag foo does bar". It's developer who should decide on behalf of
>  user what's the best configuration. And user has always choice to disable
>  some useflags and create his own configuration for his requirements.
> 

s@best configuration@best minimal configuration@

-- 
Cheers
Dawid Węgliński


References:
[RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
-- Maciej Mrozowski
Re: [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
-- Zeerak Waseem
Re: [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
-- Dawid Węgliński
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