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From: Richard Yao <ryao@×××××××××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Change USE flags when compiling with FEATURES=test
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:48:31
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Change USE flags when compiling with FEATURES=test by Kent Fredric
1 On 03/17/12 15:43, Kent Fredric wrote:
2 > On 18 March 2012 08:33, Matt Turner <mattst88@g.o> wrote:
3 >> So you run set FEATURES=test to run a package's test suite during
4 >> keywording. Later, you emerge -vuNDa ... and portage wants to reemerge
5 >> that package with USE=-test.
6 >>
7 >> Can't we avoid this somehow? I presume in the vast majority of cases
8 >> emerging with FEATURES/USE=test doesn't actually affect what's
9 >> installed.
10 >
11 > Not so, there are a lot of things where USE="test" pulls in extra
12 > dependencies, dev-perl/* is rife with them.
13 >
14 > And I've seen some things where USE=test changes behaviour of the
15 > compile phase sufficient that enabling USE=test *could* change the
16 > code compiled as well.
18 To expand on this, I know that sys-devel/gcc will save a report of the
19 make check results to the filesystem when FEATURES=test is enabled.


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