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On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Samuli Suominen <email@example.com> wrote:
> Samuli Suominen wrote:
>> For http://bugs.gentoo.org/287976, A news item:
>> Would this work?
> -- cut --
> Title: Usage of default-linux as profile is obsolete
> Author: Samuli Suominen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Content-Type: text/plain
> Posted: 2009-10-21
> Revision: 1
> News-Item-Format: 1.0
> Display-If-Profile: default-linux
> The profiles in default-linux/ have been deprecated for a while now, and
> you have been seeing a message of profile switching when using emerge.
The profiles in default-linux/ have been deprecated for six weeks.
Users using these profiles are expected to migrate to a new profile
before 2009-12-01, at which point the default-linux/ profiles will be
removed. The new profiles contain up to date configurations and were
adopted because they were easier to maintain. Users can switch to a
new profile using eselect:
> # eselect profile list
> # eselect profile set <target>
> If you don't follow this message, the emerge will simply stop working
> until you do.
If a machine is not migrated to a new valid profile then emerge will
have very limited functionality.
> This change was made to ease maintenance.
I reworded this and moved it near the top.
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> Added some remarks from antarus.
I'm trying to avoid using 'you' in the announcement which is why all