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From: Tsunam <Tsunam@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Base/use.defaults, eds as a X86 default use
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 09:35:06
Message-Id: loom.20050803T110642-459@post.gmane.org
Would like to first thank Carsten Lohrke, Carlo, for helping me find the exact
location of the mysterious appearance of eds to a on default status.

*story time* After a recent emerge sync, I came face to face with quite a
pecular list of packages that wanted to be installed. As I have -gnome in my
make.conf it just was confusing. Until I did a emerge -avuDt world. I noticed
that gaim had turned up with a eds use flag. Evolution Data server seems like
something that should not be in the base/use.defaults, at least as far as I can
tell. Anything that can of course make use of eds, will require the new packages
as dependencies. For those not using gnome, this can be a bit of a pain to hunt
down and see what is going on. 

Course we all know that a simple -eds will fix the problem, I guess I'm just
looking for a why  it was enabled by default?

For reference as to the start of this inquiry:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=101129 

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Base/use.defaults, eds as a X86 default use Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>