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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: introspection
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2010 22:57:35
Message-Id: 20100620225510.GM12490@hrair
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: introspection by "Olivier Crête"
On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 04:14:16PM -0400, Olivier Crrrte wrote:
> 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.
Use deps exist for situations like this ;) Beyond that, the naming kind of sucks from where I'm sitting- it's a gobject/gnome specific flag in intention, but introspection has many meanings elsewhere that may not map cleanly there. Anyone got a better name for it? ~harring

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Re: [gentoo-dev] New global USE flag: introspection Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>