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From: "Petteri R├Ąty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] internal use only use flags
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2007 18:21:19
Message-Id: 468E86E8.1020609@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] internal use only use flags by "Marijn Schouten (hkBst)"
1 Marijn Schouten (hkBst) kirjoitti:
2 > A grep '!!' /usr/portage/profiles/use.desc reveals the following:
3 >
4 > bootstrap - !!internal use only!! DO NOT SET THIS FLAG YOURSELF!, used during
5 > original system bootstrapping [make stage2]
6 > build - !!internal use only!! DO NOT SET THIS FLAG YOURSELF!, used for
7 > creating build images and the first half of bootstrapping [make stage1]
8 > livecd - !!internal use only!! DO NOT SET THIS FLAG YOURSELF!, used during
9 > livecd building.
10 > selinux - !!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be
11 > set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur
12 > static - !!do not set this during bootstrap!! Causes binaries to be statically
13 > linked instead of dynamically
14 >
15 > I think these internal use only use flags should have names that indicate
16 > that, for example: INTERNALUSE_bootstrap. This would help in recognizing them
17 > and at the same time free those names for normal use. The newest GHC is now
18 > forced to use "ghcbootstrap" and I plan on adding similar support to SBCL for
19 > the next release.
20 >
21 > It's probably a big pain to do this.
22 >
23
24 USE_EXPAND anyone... They can even be hidden from emerge -pv output I think.
25
26 Regards,
27 Petteri

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