Gentoo Logo
Gentoo Spaceship




Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date. GMANE provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.
c.f. bug 424647
List Archive: gentoo-doc
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-doc: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Headers:
To: gentoo-doc@g.o
From: Joshua Saddler <nightmorph@g.o>
Subject: Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 10:54:20 -0800
On Sun, 1 Jan 2012 08:59:25 +0000
Sven Vermeulen <swift@g.o> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 07:13:59PM -0800, Joshua Saddler wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> I disagree. It is actively being suggested on #gentoo, and we
> already document features that could (or even will) result in
> RESO:WONTFIX, like using ~arch (both for a small set of packages as
> well as the entire system).

and who's suggesting it on #gentoo? users? devs? we need to talk to
the portage team and anyone else that would have to troubleshoot
build fixes caused by (ab)using it. if we get the okay from them,
then something like your proposed text should be added to the
handbook.

> I would rather have a <warn> in place then that sais it will hinder
> support during bug reports and might result in RESO:WONTFIX unless
> the user removes the specific settings and rebuilds with the system
> ones.
Attachment:
signature.asc (PGP signature)
Replies:
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
-- Sven Vermeulen
References:
Portage per-package environment/behavior
-- Sven Vermeulen
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
-- Joshua Saddler
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
-- Sven Vermeulen
Navigation:
Lists: gentoo-doc: < Prev By Thread Next > < Prev By Date Next >
Previous by thread:
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
Next by thread:
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
Previous by date:
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior
Next by date:
Re: Portage per-package environment/behavior


Updated Apr 08, 2012

Summary: Archive of the gentoo-doc mailing list.

Donate to support our development efforts.

Copyright 2001-2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc. Questions, Comments? Contact us.