Gentoo Archives: gentoo-portage-dev

From: Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund@×××××××××.se>
To: "gentoo-portage-dev@l.g.o" <gentoo-portage-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] !!! You have no world file.
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2015 11:20:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] !!! You have no world file. by Alexander Berntsen
1 On Tue, 2015-10-20 at 10:52 +0200, Alexander Berntsen wrote:
2 > On 16/10/15 22:25, Zac Medico wrote:
3 > > I think we can drop this warning. It's not like people's world
4 > > files just disappear unexpectedly, so the warning seems unnecessary
5 > > to me. When in doubt, people should use --pretend or --ask anyway,
6 > > and emerge --depclean already suggests this (except with --quiet).
7 > I'm not so sure. It's a kind reminder. Seems useful if you're SSH-ing
9 It is not a kind reminder, it is a really scary message.
11 > into a system you rarely use. What about the "You have no system list"
12 > warning -- should that go too then?
14 depends, I figured @system was mandatory so that one should stay.
16 >
17 > IMO, this is removing a simple solution to a GOTCHA for no real benefit.
19 People like me should not have to see this every time one do --depclean
20 or just users on a customized gentoo gets really scared and starts calling IT
21 claiming there is something wrong with their gentoo.
23 >
24 > As is, it might be a bit too noisy/intrusive though.
26 Yes, keep under debug flag instead?


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Re: [gentoo-portage-dev] !!! You have no world file. Alexander Berntsen <bernalex@g.o>