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Joshua Saddler posted on Sat, 31 Dec 2011 19:13:59 -0800 as excerpted:
> per-package cflags has never been an officially supported portage
> feature. in fact, it's mostly been an env hack that users have been
> actively discouraged from using. they can expect to see bugs closed RESO
> WONTFIX when per-package cflag monkeying has been detected. as such, we
> shouldn't be documenting how to do it.
You are correct that it used to be that way, but isn't that what emerge
--info <pkg> was designed to fix and why portage's error messages are
far more specific now about both that and various log files that should
be posted than they used to be?
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