Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 01:02:00
Message-Id: 201204262102.52014.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Feature request: package.use.stable.mask and package.use.stable.force by "Andreas K. Huettel"
On Thursday 26 April 2012 18:03:54 Andreas K. Huettel wrote:
> * two new files in profile directories supported, package.use.stable.mask > and package.use.stable.force > * syntax is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force > * meaning is identical to package.use.mask and package.use.force, except > that the resulting rules are ONLY applied iff a stable keyword is in use
i'd love to see this as i'm tangling with pretty much the same problem: on ia64, we want java in ~arch, but never in stable (just don't have the resources for it). this causes problems for packages that have USE=java and are stable, but work fine when they're unstable. -mike

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