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From: Andrew D Kirch <trelane@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info'
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 03:29:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] `paludis --info' is not like `emerge --info' by Timothy Redaelli
Timothy Redaelli wrote:
> On Saturday 04 April 2009 18:12:09 Thilo Bangert wrote: > >>> 'guess'. Like how you have to guess what use flags are really being >>> used for the package in question, because it doesn't tell you? >>> >> i'd like to ask the developers of package managers to standardize this. >> having <packagmanager> --info be the same no matter who you like best is >> incredibly usefull. >> >> while we are at it, emerge --info output may or may not be made even more >> usefull... >> > > i think it's better to develop an "emerge --info package" like "paludis --info > package". > Since it's better to have an ebuild-scope environment than a global one (for > package.use/bashrc) > >
I think it's best as a general rule to NEVER _EVER_ under any circumstances emulate paludis. Andrew