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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 20:21:00
Message-Id: 4404B07E.4040406@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer by "Norman Rieß"
Norman Rieß wrote:
> Donnie Berkholz schrieb: > >> >> >> The portage team just got rid of exactly this capability for creating >> difficult to reproduce USE flag setups, because they were dynamic, based >> on what's installed rather than set unconditionally in make.conf. >> >> So it's a difficult argument to say we should re-add it into the >> installer. >> >> Thanks, >> Donnie >> >> >> > Why difficult to reproduce? Same software should create same USE-flag > settings. > I find it a little funny, that an official installer installes a perhaps > not working system "by default". > I think that misses the point of an installer!
USE flags control optional stuff. If something doesn't work because of a missing USE flag, that's a bug with that particular ebuild. -- Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/ Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list

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Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer "Norman Rieß" <norman@×××××××××.org>