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From: Mikey <mikey@...>
Subject: Re: Feature Requests for 2006.1
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 09:35:16 -0600
Chris Gianelloni wrote:

> package.  Second, a bug should be filed requesting the package be added.
> Please make sure that your request has not already been filed before
> filing a new bug report.

If the bug is RESOLVED WONTFIX, such as 69707, would you prefer a new one be
opened or the existing one to be used?

> we have done in the past, as it separates out into "desktop" and
> "server" profiles.  The "desktop" profile is very similar to what we
> have always had on each release.  The "server" profile is new, and has
> none of the typical desktop USE flags enabled, making it ideal for
> server usage.  I plan on also creating some sort of "developer" profile
> which will inherit from both "desktop" and "server" profiles, once
> portage has support for multiple inheritance, so it might not make it
> into the 2006.1 profiles.  I am looking for suggestions for USE flags to
> add to these two profiles, so feel free to make suggestions.  Please
> cite some reasoning for why you think each USE flag you recommend should
> be either enabled or disabled.  The profiles are at
> profiles/default-linux/x86/dev/2006.1/desktop and
> profiles/default-linux/x86/dev/2006.1/server for you to peruse.  They
> are completely functional profiles at this time.

A couple of suggestions.  In order to head off religious wars, it might be
nice to have individual profiles for kde/gnome desktops.  I also suggest
perhaps calling the fully loaded developer desktop a "workstation", i.e.
server, desktop, workstation profiles.

And, THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for starting work on a server profile!!!!
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