Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] USE flags confusing on emerge gimp
Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2009 09:52:38
Message-Id: 58965d8a0909040801v26fb144fk78e159a26ce41348@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] USE flags confusing on emerge gimp by Harry Putnam
1 On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Harry Putnam<reader@×××××××.com> wrote:
2 > After some resent discussion here of USE in thread:
3 > Subject: How to play quicktime (*.mov) videos with firefox
4 >
5 > I'm a little confused by what I see when investigating the emerge of
6 > gimp (wrapped for mail).
7 >
8 > Calculating dependencies... done!
9 > [ebuild N ] media-libs/babl-0.0.22 USE="-mmx -sse" 388 kB
10 >
11 > [ebuild N ] media-libs/gegl-0.0.22 USE="svg -cairo -debug -doc
12 > -ffmpeg -jpeg -mmx -openexr -png
13 > -raw -sdl -sse -v4l" 1,226 kB
14 >
15 > [ebuild N ] media-gfx/gimp-2.6.6 USE="alsa python svg -aalib
16 > (-altivec) -curl -dbus -debug -doc -exif -gnome -hal -jpeg -lcms -mmx
17 > -mng -pdf -png -smp -sse -tiff -webkit -wmf" 15,700 kB
18 >
19 > Would anyone want things like -jpeg, -pdf, -png, -tiff, -exif - turned
20 > off in an image (or photo) processing program?
21 >
22 > What does it mean that those flags are turned off?
23 > Should I turn them on before emerging?
24
25 I agree with Volker, you must be using some profile which has disabled
26 them. Please post the output of "eselect profile show"