Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Felipe Ghellar <fghellar2@×××××××××.br>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] ACCEPT_KEYWORDS +
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 20:34:10
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] ACCEPT_KEYWORDS + by George Shapovalov
George Shapovalov wrote:
> That said, I agree with your point that gentoo, being a meta-distribution, > should allow its users to break itself as they wish ;). And the best way to > accomodate this would be to add a short note (with appropriate disclaimer, > like "we warned you, if you still insisted, please try to sort your screw-ups > yourself...") to install instructions. Just a regular note in pp11 or 12 > should be fine - not too much noticeable/intrusive, but people looking for > that kind of info will find it..
This sounds like a good compromise to me. :)
> As for possible arguments, that the aove scenario is not such a waste of time, > because you can modify to omit recompilations.. Well, if you are > going to modify, you will notice what it does and will probably > modify it so it picks up your wanted packges in the first place...
Yes, I modified it as to not ignore my make.conf...
> BTW, please feel free to add these comments to the bug you mentioned, so that > somebody may consider modifying docs to suit the situation..
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