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From: Grobian <grobian@g.o>
Subject: Re: profiles jungle (was: >=app-portage/esearch-0.7.1 masked)
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 17:25:58 +0200
Ok, with shame I think I can say I learned something.  Since progressive 
inherits from macos I consider it to be wrong to have collision-protect 
USE flags in the macos/use.mask file.  Instead they should go into the 
macos/10.[34]/use.mask files.  I corrected this issue already in CVS. 
If someone still has some nice comment on this, please say so.

Grobian wrote:
> Ok, so I found that there is
> profiles/default-darwin/macos/package.mask
> and
> profiles/default-darwin/macos/10.3/package.mask
> profiles/default-darwin/macos/10.4/package.mask
> 
> all three included nano before my commit.
> 
> profiles/default-darwin/macos/package.mask contained a version numbered 
> nano, the 10.3 and 10.4 profiles a generic nano mask (ie. it always 
> collides).
> 
> What's the difference here exactly?  And why isn't the macos one used 
> for packages that are evil on OSX *any version*, and the 10.4 and 10.3 
> ones for more selective stuff?
> 
> I might miss something here, but if I don't I'd like to move all common 
> stuff in 10.4 and 10.3 down to macos, as it greatly improves readability 
> and greatly improves the use of the great inheritance structure provided 
> by the profiles...

-- 
Fabian Groffen
Gentoo for Mac OS X
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