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From: Petteri Räty <betelgeuse@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev-announce] debug USE flag misuse
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 20:24:13 +0300
On 07/01/2010 02:25 AM, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Jun 2010 17:09:00 +0200, "Diego E. 'Flameeyes'" Pettenò
> <flameeyes@g.o> wrote:
> 
>> Please check the linked documentation or my blog post[1] on the matter
>> if you want to understand the reasoning. I'll be dropping the flag and
>> its context from now on if I stumble across it, without further
>> warnings.
> 
> Hey Diego, (not sure if you are on -dev list or not, therefore adding
> you to cc)
> 
> What is the consensus on if the metadata.xml specifies that it will add
> CFLAGS? Surely it is not as black/white as the global suggests..?
> 
> local:debug:app-portage/eix: Build with CXXFLAGS/LDFLAGS for debugging
> support; not recommended for normal use.
> 

I think metadata.xml descriptions should only be used to be more
detailed than the global meaning. One criteria for being a global use
flag is that the flag means the same across packages.

Regards,
Petteri

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