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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME
Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2009 15:33:02
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] Splitting desktop profile to KDE and GNOME by Nirbheek Chauhan
Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> 2009/10/24 Maciej Mrozowski <reavertm@×××××.com>: >> If you have any comments, suggestions, important notices regarding this >> change, please keep discussion in gentoo-desktop mailing list. >> > > What about people who like to install both gnome and kde on their > systems? (Perhaps different users on the computer use different DEs) > It probably won't be a problem in the short term (people can just > select one profile and add the missing USE-flags to make.conf). But it > /might/ get unwieldy in the future if more USE-flags and USE_EXPAND-ed > variables make their way into the DE-specific profiles. > > Since multiple inheritance is not worth the work, I would suggest each > project team maintain some minimal documentation in their doc space > about the USE-flags and USE_EXPAND-ed variables enabled in each > profile. >
You can make your /etc/profile a real profile instead of symlink and using multiple inheritance inherit both GNOME and KDE. The instructions are in man 5 portage. Regards, Petteri


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