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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [WTH] bash-completion useflag
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 20:41:32
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [WTH] bash-completion useflag by "Michał Górny"
On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 16:22:28 Michał Górny wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:14:08 +0200 Tomáš Chvátal wrote: > > what is the purpose of this fancy useflag, it controlls install of at > > best one or more small sh scripts. > > As we do not bother with the logrotate useflag this thing should fall > > into the same category. > > > > It is mostly added by the eclass for the feature. Which I for example > > didn't notice and forced > > newuse update for all poor souls using libreoffice... > > I already suggested removing it at least twice. > > One issue is that a few packages use it for PDEPs. But I guess making > the eclass non-conditional by default would be a good start.
installing the files unconditionally does fall into the logrotate/xinetd category, so it should get punted. but people should not end up with the depends installed all the time. -mike


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Re: [gentoo-dev] [WTH] bash-completion useflag Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>