Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: gentoo-releng@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] USE="acl" in profiles
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 13:14:51
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] USE="acl" in profiles by Benjamin Judas
1 On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 12:41, Benjamin Judas wrote:
2 > There is a slight problem regarding the USE-Settings in the profiles:
3 >
4 > GRP_STAGE23_USE="ipv6 pam tcpd readline nls ssl gpm perl python berkdb acl ncurses"
5 >
6 > As you can see, this defines acl. Now:
7 >
8 > USE="x86 oss apm arts avi berkdb bitmap-fonts crypt cups encode foomaticdb gdbm
9 > gif gpm gtk gtk2 imlib jpeg kde gnome libg++ libwww mad mikmod motif mpeg ncurses
10 > nls oggvorbis opengl pam pdflib png python qt quicktime readline sdl slang spell
11 > ssl svga tcpd truetype X xml2 xmms xprint xv zlib"
12 >
13 > This doesn't define acl.
14 >
15 > This could break things if users don't set USE="acl" on bootstrap/emerge system.
16 > Possible solutions could be to either remove acl from GRP_STAGE23_USE or add it to
17 > USE. The first solution would cause everybody using acl to not be able to install without
18 > any problems. Putting it into USE would cause an overhead for everybody. The overhead
19 > doesn't seem to be that big,'s an overhead.
20 >
21 > What do you think about it and how do you think this should be solved?
23 We should not remove the ability to install using acl. I also think
24 that it is required for somethings (hardened?) and should stay. I think
25 my main problem is I don't understand how the situation is broken.
26 Could you perhaps paint a better picture for me (and all the other
27 devs)?
29 --
30 Chris Gianelloni
31 Release Engineering - Operations/QA Manager
32 Games - Developer
33 Gentoo Linux
35 Is your power animal a penguin?


File name MIME type
signature.asc application/pgp-signature


Subject Author
Re: [gentoo-dev] USE="acl" in profiles Joshua Brindle <method@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] USE="acl" in profiles Ned Ludd <solar@g.o>