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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: version 0.3 of the Gentoo Linux Installer
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 14:20:14 -0600
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

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