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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!!!!