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On 03/03/2011 08:27 AM, Michael wrote:
> I'm playing around with writing a patch to allow emerge to automatically
> resolve use deps.
> The basics appear to be working:
> Calculating dependencies... done!
> [ebuild R ] x11-libs/qt-webkit-4.6.3-r1 USE="dbus exceptions pch* (-
> aqua) -debug -kde*" 0 kB 
> [ebuild N ] app-misc/mytest-1.0.0 USE="kde" 0 kB 
> however, not quite:
> The following USE changes are necessary to proceed:
> #required by =app-misc/mytest-1.0.0, required by mytest (argument)
> =x11-libs/qt-webkit-4.6.3-r1 pch
> Any pointers in the right direction would be much appreciated.
It seems like you wouldn't have to modify the code that your patch
modifies, since essentially what you want is --autounmask except that
you want to skip the part about editing config files. Also note that
there is an existing feature request to edit config files automatically: