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From: Donnie Berkholz <spyderous@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 19:55:54
Message-Id: 4404AA91.3030805@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer by "Norman Rieß"
Norman Rieß wrote:
> Exactly LinuxMan´s an my point, isn´t it? > Setting the right USE-Flags based on the users software-selection is not > only intuitive like Ashley said, it will/could prevent people from > building shitty systems. > If you want the installer to be a "alternative manual install", why > write it in the first place? > I thought it is writen to automise the installation, not "redefine" the > manual one.
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

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