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From: Finn Thain <fthain@...>
Subject: Re: On keywording ppc-macos
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 14:13:33 +1000 (EST)

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Kito wrote:

> 
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 12:30 PM, Grobian wrote:
> 
> On a somewhat related note, we need to decide sooner than later on how 
> distinguish between the collision-protect and non-collision-protected 
> profiles in ebuilds, as some things that are getting in the tree break 
> with a proper gentoo environment, mostly auto{conf,make} issues at the 
> moment (-a -c -f stuff, etc) , as well as python issues creeping up as 
> well, but this will probably get more convoluted very shortly...

Convoluted? That would be my cue :-p

I'll assume that the darwin profile has prefix /, with no special PATH, 
while the "portage for os x/second class citizen" profile gets prefix 
(say) /opt/gentoo, and PATH prepended with /opt/gentoo/bin:/opt/gentoo/... 
[1].

Now, if an ebuild needs to know that it has "2nd class" status, wouldn't a 
use flag be appropriate? And if you were to implement such a use flag, 
could it not be useful to other second-class citizens? For example, in 
"portage for non-Gentoo Linux" or "portage for solaris" profiles.

-f

[1] On reflection, I agree with grobian. I don't think it makes sense to 
try and support an appended PATH (though it may be useful for some as an 
unsupported option.)

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