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From: Enrico Weigelt <weigelt@...>
Subject: Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 12:26:21 +0200
* Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...> schrieb:

> PHP and mplayer both have 100 USE flags. There's not enough 
> CPU power in the world.

We don't have to try *all* possible combinations, but only those
differing in interfaces (eg. if some libfoo changes its exported
interface on a userflag, the clients have to be built against
that two versions). It involves some interface analysis and a bit
of graph theory. Should be possible to do it incrementally. 


cu
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FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
-- Enrico Weigelt
Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
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Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
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Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
-- Rémi Cardona
Re: FYI: Rules for distro-friendly packages
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