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From: Finn Thain <fthain@...>
Subject: Re: On keywording ppc-macos
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 18:51:53 +1000 (EST)
On Wed, 24 Aug 2005, Finn Thain wrote:

> 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...

[snip]
> 
> 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.

Actually, such a use flag is probably redundant. Isn't that what the the 
"macos" in "ppc-macos" is for?

I suspect the whole question goes away when portage gets prefixes. So my 
post was probably just noise. Sorry.

-f
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