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On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 10:30:14AM +0100, Viktor Lakics wrote:
> Dear Gentooers,
> Is there a place in gentoo documentation where there is a complete list
of current USE flags and short descriptions what they mean? I am just a
user, and I think the fantastic idea of a custumized linux system will
only work if users can fully understand which USE flags are available what
they mean, etc.
Agreed. We should be able to start maintaining such a list.
> I am just getting used to portage (even though I used binary distros for
> years) and sometimes I do not know what the advantages and consequences
> of a particular USE flag to be set...
Now this is very difficult to specify succinctly enough. However, the
general gist of the consequences might very well be easy to specify.