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From: Christian Birchinger <joker@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flags
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 15:16:53
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flags by Spider
Yes, a generic INSTALL_PROTECT sounds good. I'd vote for that :)
It should be used at the final merge stage and not before.

For performance reasons it could be also used at the untar stage
when using .tbz2 packages (with --exclude=FILE).

On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 01:08:13AM +0200, Spider wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003 23:34:10 +0200 > bkhl@××××××××××××.se (Björn Lindström) wrote: > > > > And why couldn't those lines check the INSTALL_PROTECT (if that's what > > we'll call it) variable? Including the non-installed files in binary > > packages would work doesn't really have anything to do with whether > > this is implemented as a FEATURE flag or a separate variable. > > > > True, and then we could do some interesting default masking, like > walling off /usr/local per default... >
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: USE flags Luke-Jr <luke-jr@g.o>