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From: "Paweł Hajdan
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New global USE flag: introspection
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 07:04:30
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New global USE flag: introspection by Arun Raghavan
1 On 6/21/10 8:53 AM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
2 > On 21 June 2010 11:43, Alexis Ballier <aballier@g.o> wrote:
3 > [...]
4 >>> introspection: Add gobject-introspection support, allowing for
5 >>> the dynamic generation of bindings for various languages
6 >>
7 >> why not naming the useflag gobject-introspection then ?
8 >
9 > Mostly because it seems exceedingly verbose to me (yes, I know we
10 > have longer USE flags, and I find them too long as well).
12 Please take a look at the devmanual,
15 > In particular, note that if client and server USE flags are ever
16 > introduced, they can not be global USE flags for this reason.
18 I think that "introspection" is similarly too general.
20 So can we either rename it to "gobject-introspection", or find some
21 other way to handle it?
23 On the other hand, we already have "handbook" flag for KDE4. So the
24 above is not really a strong opinion, just a point to consider.
26 Paweł


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[gentoo-dev] Re: New global USE flag: introspection Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
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