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On Thursday 14 April 2005 23:26, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 April 2005 20:48, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> > Anyway, any objections against moving the current USE_EXPAND out of
> > make.globals and into base's make.defaults? Those using <=2.0.50* won't
> > get any additions (how it is now anyway) and anybody using a stacked
> > profile (which requires >=2.0.51) will get whatever is in make.globals
> > overwritten with whatever is in make.defaults.
> Just to be specific on this, the corner case is users still using a flat
> profile that upgrade to 22.214.171.124. Those users won't have USE_EXPAND active
> _at all_. The flat profile cannot be fixed for this because of a bug in
> 2.0.50 that'll make it traceback on any operation.
If this actually scared anybody (that received it), my apologies. I was
confused about bugs. Fixing the flat profiles will be problem either. The bug
is that 2.0.50 will die if two profiles in a cascade define the same
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