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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
To: "Olivier Crête" <tester@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-dev@l.g.o, gnome@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: introspection
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 21:34:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: introspection by "Olivier Crête"
2010/6/21 Olivier Crête <tester@g.o>:
> On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 20:12 +0530, Arun Raghavan wrote: >> I'd like to propose a new global USE-flag: introspection. > ... >> Any objections? I'll wait till Wed (June 23rd) before adding this if >> there aren't any. > > Do we really want it to be a USE flag ? I would force it on always for > everyone. Due to the direction in which GNOME is heading, it will be > required by the core desktop anyway. >
On the other hand, it's not just GNOME-3 which uses gtk+, atk, pango, etc. A lot of the libraries that we package are going to be used outside GNOME, and I really don't see why we should force this stuff onto them when we don't absolutely have to. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team