Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Why have a use-flag that can not be disabled?
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:46:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Why have a use-flag that can not be disabled? by "Sebastian Beßler"
1 On Tue, 28 Jun 2011 16:32:38 +0200, Sebastian Beßler wrote:
3 > The autounmask output looked like there was only that one option so I
4 > was puzzled. It would have been better if it had printed both options
5 > (player and/or utils) in this case.
7 It seems that autounmask suggests the first option that will satisfy,
8 rather than giving a list of all the options. The latter would get
9 horrendously complicated with multiple flags each with multiple
10 dependencies.
13 --
14 Neil Bothwick
16 Give a man a fish and you have fed him for a day, but give him a case of
17 dynamite and soon the village will be showered with mud and seaweed and
18 unidentifiable chunks of fish.


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