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On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 05:09, Andrew Ross wrote:
> Does anyone know why net-irc/xchat uses the local USE flag xchatnogtk
> instead of looking at the global flag gtk?
> >From use.local.desc:
> net-irc/xchat:xchatnogtk - Disables building the GTK front end to XChat
> >From use.desc:
> gtk - Adds support for x11-libs/gtk+ (The GIMP Toolkit)
> Seems like xchatnogtk is simply duplicating the intended effect of -gtk
I agree. It seems redundant.
> By the way, I checked Bugzilla in case this had already be raised and
> Also, a small etiquette question resulting from this email:
> In future, should queries like this be sent:
> 1. directly to the maintainer of the package (using the herd email alias
> when no specific maintainer is listed in metadata.xml)?
> 2. to gentoo-dev (since it's ebuild-related)?
> 3. to gentoo-user (so the devs can continue important discussions on
> 4. bugzilla (although who am I to second-guess devs, esp if there turns
> out to be a perfectly good reason for it)?
They should be sent to bugzilla, I would think. Gentoo-dev is for
discussion about Gentoo development, so I would see it fitting there,
> 5. some mysterious place as-yet-unknown-to-me place? :-)
> Thanks in advance
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